Plant Science Today

Visitor locationsPlant Science Today (PST; ISSN: 2348-1900; DOI: 10.14719/pst) is an open access journal devoted to publish research papers from all areas of plant science to share advances to a wider audience. Currently our user registrations are from 154 countries (see PST's country list). The journal publishes research and review papers and is indexed in Google Scholar and many other indexing/abstracting services

The journal invites submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence, and will publish:

  • Original articles (research paper, short communications, etc)
  • Review articles
  • Conference reports
  • Book reviews
  • Etc.

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process. Alternatively, you may submit your manuscript to for consideration.

Principal Contact

Prof. Noureddine Benkeblia

Professor of Crop Science
Department of Life Sciences
The University of the West Indies
Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica

Phone: +1 876 970 6849 Ext.3849
Fax: +1 876 702 4203

Advisory Board

Prof. M. Anne Naeth
University of Alberta

Prof. Valfredo Schlemper
Universidade Federal da Fronteira Sul

Prof. Roni Aloni
Tel Aviv University

Prof. Klaus Hans Ammann
University of Bern

See list of Editorial board members



Publish Research communications for free

We are glad to announce promotion of short papers for the January 2015 issue.  
Posted: 2014-09-14 More...

Plant Science Today will launch Print issues

PST is planning to bring out Print issues annually soon.  
Posted: 2014-08-28 More...

Change in Author Fee policy

Due to requests from many of you, we are changing our Author Fee policy with effect from 1 September 2014.  
Posted: 2014-08-28 More...
More Announcements...

Vol 1, No 4 (2014)

Table of Contents

Mini Reviews

Carboxymethyl starch as a polymeric plant based excipient in drug delivery PDF
T.S. Anirudhan, J. Parvathy 179-182