Plants

Plants is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS), the Spanish Phytopathological Society (SEF),  the Spanish Society of Plant Physiology (SEFV), the Spanish Society of Horticultural Sciences (SECH) and the Italian Society of Phytotherapy (S.I.Fit.) are 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, PubAg, AGRIS, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Plant Sciences) / CiteScore - Q2 (Plant Science)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 4.658 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.827 (2021)
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Topic in Horticulturae, Agriculture, Agronomy, Crops, Plants
Plant Nutrition Biofortification Topic Editors: Andrea Ertani, Michela Schiavon
Deadline: 25 September 2022
Topic in Agronomy, Biophysica, IJMS, Life, Plants
Biophysics of Photosynthesis: From Molecules to the Field Topic Editors: Vasily Ptushenko, Alexei Solovchenko
Deadline: 1 December 2022
Topic in Agronomy, Crops, IJMS, Life, Plants
Plant Functional Genomics and Crop Genetic Improvement Topic Editors: Yin Li, Guangxiao Yang, Yongfang Wan, Jian Zeng, Yaqiong Wang
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Crops, Genes, Plants
Weed Resistance to Herbicides: Assessing and Finding Solutions for a Complex Problem Topic Editors: Nilda Roma Burgos, Luis Antonio de Avila, Harry Strek
Deadline: 15 January 2023
Special Issue in Plants
Super-Weeds: Knowledge of Their Biology, Physiology and Ecology Will Alleviate Their Effects on Crops and Enhance Management Options for Long-Term Control Guest Editors: Nicholas Emmanuel Korres, Thomas K. Gitsopoulos
Deadline: 30 September 2022
Special Issue in Plants
Duckweed: Research Meets Applications Guest Editors: Viktor Oláh, Klaus-Jürgen Appenroth, K. Sowjanya Sree
Deadline: 10 October 2022
Special Issue in Plants
Pharmacological and Toxicological Study of Medicinal Plants Guest Editors: Yun-Soo Seo, Joong-Sun Kim
Deadline: 31 October 2022
Special Issue in Plants
Doubled Haploid Technology in Plant Breeding Guest Editor: Thomas Lübberstedt
Deadline: 10 November 2022
Topical Collection in Plants
New Trends in Plant Science in Italy Collection Editors: Claudio Moser, Massimo Galbiati
Topical Collection in Plants
New Trends in Plant Science in China Collection Editors: Ming Chen, Dijun Chen, Xianwen Meng
Topical Collection in Plants
Essential Oils of Plants (Chemical Composition, Variation and Properties) Collection Editors: Jésus Palá-Pául, Joe Brophy
Topical Collection in Plants
Feature Papers in Plant Ecology Collection Editors: Ismael Aranda, Fernando Henrique Reboredo, Roberta Masin
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