Introduction & Scope

Communications in Plant Sciences is an open access peer-reviewed journal focusing on a fast diffusion of information, findings, thoughts, and ideas with respect to plant sciences and related areas.

Communications in Plant Sciences aims to bring together all the information from different areas of knowledge in plant sciences and related areas at the same journal. Topics include agriculture, botany, genetics, forestry, molecular biology, pastures, plant biology, plant biotechnology, plant ecology, plant physiology, plant production, plant protection, plant nutrition, vegetal improvement, etc.

Since interacting with plants, Communications in Plant Sciences also publishes information on acarology, entomology, microbiology, nematology, phytopatolgy, and so on.

Communications in Plant Sciences is edited by professor Leonardo B. Carvalho and currently published by the Weed Science Lab (LabMATO – Laboratório de Matologia) of the Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Campus of Jaboticabal, Brazil.

Publishing research articles, review articles, and letters, Communications in Plant Sciences provides a dynamic forum for the ever growing international community of scientists working directly or indirectly with plants.

For publication with Communications in Plant Sciences, manuscripts must contribute to the understanding of plant behaviour or some issue on plants interacting with some biotic and abiotic factor.

Scientists of all areas of knowledge in plant sciences and related fields are encouraged to submit their manuscripts for publication with Communications in Plant Sciences. Newly accepted papers are immediately assigned to the current issue of the journal.

Journal History