Plants — Open Access Journal of Plant Science

Plants (ISSN 2223-7747; CODEN: PLANCD) is an international, scientific, open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in BIOSIS Previews (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus (from Vol. 5) and other databases. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 20 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Plants
Photosynthesis under Stress: Selective Pressures, Adaptation and Mitigation of Environmental Change Guest Editors: Cecilia Brunetti, Matthew Haworth
Deadline: 30 May 2018
Special Issue in Plants
Plant Photosynthetic Gas Exchange: a Current Perspective Guest Editors: William K. Smith, Keith Reinhardt
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Plants
Fruit Biology Guest Editor: Paul Boss
Deadline: 30 August 2018
Special Issue in Plants
Lamiaceae Species: Biology, Ecology and Practical Uses Guest Editor: Milan Stankovic
Deadline: 30 September 2018

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