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 many 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 13.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • 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: 3.935 (2020)
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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 Agriculture, Agronomy, Crops, Diversity, Plants
Plant-Soil Interactions Topic Editors: Fernando Monroy, Domenico Prisa
Deadline: 30 November 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 Agronomy, Forests, Plants
Biotechnological Tools to Achieve 21st Century Agriculture and Forestry Topic Editors: Itziar A. Montalbán, Paloma Moncaleán, Jorge Canhoto
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Special Issue in Plants
New Findings in Plant Virology toward Guiding Rational Control Strategies Guest Editor: Éva Várallyay
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Plants
Plant Reproductive Development Guest Editors: Cristina Ferrandiz, Concha (Concepción) Gómez-Mena
Deadline: 10 June 2022
Special Issue in Plants
Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria Guest Editor: Carmen Bianco
Deadline: 20 June 2022
Special Issue in Plants
Plant and Microbe Adaptations to Cold Guest Editors: Ryozo Imai, Gabor Galiba
Deadline: 10 July 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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