Introduction & Scope

Communications in Plant Sciences (Commun. Plant Sci. ISSN 2237-4027) 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 plant biology, plant ecology, plant physiology, plant ecophysiology,  plant nutrition, botany, genetics, molecular biology, phyto-health, phytotechny, plant biotechnology, vegetal improvement, agriculture, plant protection, and many others areas involving information on plants (e.g. nematology, entomology, acarology, phytopatolgy, microbiology, physics, biophysics, chemistry, biochemistry, and so on).

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

For publication in this journal, 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 areas are encouraged to submit their manuscripts for free publication in this journal.

Communications in Plant Sciences is online semesterly edited by the Laboratory of Weed Science of the São Paulo State University (UNESP), Campus of Jaboticabal, and newly accepted papers are immediately assigned to the current issue of the journal.