Plants is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on plant science 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 - Q1 (Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 15.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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: 4.5 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.8 (2022)
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Topic in Agronomy, Beverages, Fermentation, Horticulturae, Plants
Grapevine Facing Climate Change: From Land, through Plants to Grapes and Wine Topic Editors: Othmane Merah, Ana Fernandes De Oliveira, Daniela Satta, Mario Cunha, Jesus Yuste, Jalloul Bouajila
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Agronomy, Diversity, Forests, IJPB, Plants
Plant Invasion Topic Editors: Bruce Osborne, Panayiotis G. Dimitrakopoulos
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Microorganisms, Plants, Soil Systems, Nitrogen
Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in Agro-Ecosystems and Other Anthropogenically Maintained Ecosystems Topic Editors: Jie Li, Adnan Mustafa, Jan Frouz
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Topic in Agronomy, Crops, Plants
Abiotic Stress Responses in Wheat: Perspectives on Productivity and Sustainability Topic Editors: Wenshan Guo, Jinfeng Ding, Min Zhu
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in Plants
Microscopy Techniques in Plant Studies Guest Editors: Emilio de Castro Miguel, Maura Da Cunha, Thaiz Batista Azevedo Rangel Miguel
Deadline: 20 June 2024
Special Issue in Plants
In Vitro Morphogenesis of Plants Guest Editor: Praveen K. Saxena
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Plants
New Perspectives on New World Tropical Forests Guest Editors: Alvaro Duque, Flávia Regina Capellotto Costa, Kenneth J. Feeley
Deadline: 15 July 2024
Special Issue in Plants
Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants: Ecophysiological and Cultural Aspects for Commercial Cultivation Guest Editors: Ioannis Karapanos, Harold Christofer Passam, Alexios Alexopoulos
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topical Collection in Plants
Advances in Plant Diversification and Biosystematics Collection Editors: Yang Liu, Ângela Sartori
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
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