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), 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 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.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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: 2.762 (2019)
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Special Issue in Plants
Taxonomy and Plant Conservation Guest Editor: Ioannis Bazos
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Plants
Plant and Microbe Adaptations to Cold Guest Editors: Ryozo Imai, Gabor Galiba
Deadline: 10 April 2021
Special Issue in Plants
Plant Photorespiration: A Key Process to Adapt to a Changing Environment Guest Editors: Marco Betti, Stefan Timm
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Special Issue in Plants
The Challenge of Coping with Globally and Locally Emerging Fungal and Oomycetes Plant Pathogens Guest Editors: Santa Olga Cacciola, Maria Lodovica Gullino
Deadline: 30 April 2021
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
Topical Collection in Plants
Feature Papers in Plant Ecology Collection Editors: Ismael Aranda, Fernando Henrique Reboredo, Roberta Masin
Topical Collection in Plants
Plant Morphofunctional and Evolutionary Traits under a Climate Change Scenario Collection Editors: Mirwais Qaderi, Luigi Sanita' di Toppi, Howard S. Neufeld, Yasutomo Hoshika
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