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Plant disease resistance

Guest Edited by Baffour Badu-Apraku and Fei Shen

Biocontrol strategies: an eco-smart tool for integrated pest & diseases management

Guest Edited by Suresh Janardhan Gawande, Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal,                                   Ram Krishna, Soumia P.S. and
                                  Anukool Vaishnav

Sustainable agriculture

Guest Edited by Subhojit Datta, Islam Hamim, Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal and Rungroch Sungthong

Plants and their pathogens

Guest Edited by Andreia Cristina Figueiredo, Ravi Gupta, Aiping Song

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Evolutionary history of an east-Asian Laurel

Varying response to abiotic stress

New Content ItemA new software for 3D root phenotyping

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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.

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Aims and scope

BMC Plant Biology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of plant biology, including molecular, cellular, tissue, organ and whole organism research.

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Climate Change

Understanding the impact of climate change and exploring potential solutions to this global threat is more important than ever. Here we share recent highlights from the BMC Series journals.

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Valuable data often go unpublished when they could be helping to progress science. Hence, the BMC Series introduced Data notes, a short article type allowing you to describe your data and publish them to make your data easier to find, cite and share.

You can publish your data in BMC Genomic Data (genomic, transcriptomic and high-throughput genotype data) or in BMC Research Notes (data from across all natural and clinical sciences). 

More information about our unique article type can be found on the BMC Genomic Data and BMC Research Notes journal websites. 

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    5.260 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    5.761 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.435 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.117 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    48 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    59 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    2,918,309 Downloads (2022)
    1,690 Altmetric mentions (2021)

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