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 other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Plant Sciences) / CiteScore - Q2 (Plant Science)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 14.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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: 4.658 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.827 (2021)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Biomolecules, Insects, Molecules, Plants
Frontiers in Chemical Ecology Topic Editors: Daniel Carrillo, Nurhayat Tabanca
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Biomolecules, CIMB, IJMS, Marine Drugs, Molecules, Plants
Safety and Toxicological Risks of Medicinal Plants and Natural Products: Mechanistic Insights Topic Editors: Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez, Esra Küpeli Akkol
Deadline: 15 April 2023
Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Crops, Metabolites, Plants
Plant Metabolism under Stress Topic Editors: Cécile Vriet, Luis Gómez, Tae-Hwan Kim
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Diversity, Ecologies, Plants, Genes, Sustainability
Diversity, Ecology, and Genetics of Invasive Plants Topic Editors: Jordi López-Pujol, Neus Nualart, Roser Vilatersana, Ileana Herrera
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Plants
Specificity of ROS and Redox Regulatory Systems Guest Editor: Nobuhiro Suzuki
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Plants
Plant Vacuolar Channels and Transporters Guest Editor: Armando Carpaneto
Deadline: 20 April 2023
Special Issue in Plants
Citrus Fungal and Oomycete Diseases Guest Editors: Giancarlo Polizzi, Vladimiro Guarnaccia, Dalia Aiello
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Plants
Soil-Plant-Water System and Interactions Guest Editor: Ágota Horel
Deadline: 19 May 2023
Topical Collection in Plants
Advances in Plant Diversification and Biosystematics Collection Editors: José María Postigo-Mijarra, Yang Liu
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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