Plants — Open Access Journal

Plants (ISSN 2223-7747; CODEN: PLANCD) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. The Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS) is affiliated with Plants and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access: free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and BIOSIS Previews (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus (from Vol. 5) and other databases. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 3.21, which equals rank 42/389 (Q1) in the 'Plant Science' category.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • 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
Plant Reproduction Guest Editor: Andrew McCubbin
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Plants
Plants Reacts to the Changing Environment Guest Editor: Fernando Henrique Reboredo
Deadline: 30 May 2019
Special Issue in Plants
Ozone Tolerance Mechanisms Guest Editor: Kent Burkey
Deadline: 10 June 2019
Special Issue in Plants
Molecular Mechanisms and Genetics of Plant Resistance to Abiotic Stress Guest Editors: Jill M. Farrant, Maria-Cecília D. Costa
Deadline: 30 June 2019

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