BMC Plant Biology, together with BMC Biotechnology, present the latest collection of articles on the advances in genome editing technologies and applications. Click to read the full collection.
BMC Plant Biology is looking for new Associate Editors to join the board
BMC Series Focus Issues
In preparation for Earth Day on 22nd April, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Our Changing Environment, highlighting research from across the journals on climate change, conservation, pollution, and the impact of environmental changes on human health and disease.
With the 28th of February marking World Rare Diseases day, the BMC Series this month looks at highlighting research on the Rare diseases that together affect around 10% of the population. Read the full collection of articles here.
Aims and scope
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What makes for sound science?
The inclusive threshold policy for publication in BMC journals including BMC Plant Biology means that editorial decisions are largely based on the soundness of the research presented rather than the novelty or potential impact of the work. Here our Editors discuss what is required to ensure that research meets the requirement of scientific soundness.Read More
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Annual Journal Metrics
55 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
48 days to first decision for all manuscripts
175 days from submission to acceptance
21 days from acceptance to publication
1,175 Altmetric Mentions
Portable Peer Review
The editors of BMC Plant Biology support initiatives that expedite the peer review process and are happy to consider manuscripts that have been reviewed in Peerage of Science. Please indicate in your cover letter if this applies to your manuscript.