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

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Vol 2, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents

Plant Science: Challenge or Dilemma? PDF

Research communications

Changes in henna (Lawsonia inermis L.) morphological traits under different deficit irrigations in the southern Tunisia PDF
Hanen Enneb, Aicha Belkadhi, Ali Ferchichi 2-6
Comparative HPTLC analysis of stem and leaf of Achyranthes coynei with Achyranthes aspera PDF
Vinayak Upadhya, Gireesh M Ankad, Sandeep Ramchandra Pai, Harsha V Hegde 7-10
First report of Septoria silybi associated with leaf blotch of Silybum marianum from Iran PDF
Samad Jamali 21-23
RP-HPLC analysis of phenolic antioxidant compound 6-gingerol from in vitro cultures of Zingiber officinale Roscoe PDF
Nilesh V Pawar, Sandeep R Pai, Mansingraj S Nimbalkar, Ghansham B Dixit 24-28
Floral diversity and ecology in Kalyani area of Nadia district, West Bengal, India PDF
Saikat Biswas, Mayum Maiti, Gita Bhandari, Rimpa Batabyal, Jhilam Patra, Anirban Bhuiya, Bratati Ojha, Nilu Halder, Dibyendu Talukdar 38-42

Research Articles

Investigation of Effects of L-Theanine on PTSD-induced Changes in Rat Neurobehavior PDF
Tomás Eduardo Ceremuga, Michael W. Bentley, Jeremiah Wolfe, Susan Baldwin, Thomas Onstott, Ken Aytes, Bryan Ferrara, Mark Alleyn, Christopher Fortner, George A. Ceremuga, Gina Padrón 11-20
Over-expression of ß-carotein hydroxylase (chyB) gene affects green and albino leaves ultrastructure in Arabidopsis thaliana PDF
Josine Tchouopou Lontchi, Jing Ji, Gang Wang, Qing Zhao 29-37