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



Prof. Noureddine Benkeblia joined as Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Noureddine Benkeblia, Department of Life Science, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica has joined as Editor-in-Chief of Plant Science Today.  
Posted: 2014-06-29 More...

Registered users from 154 countries!

Currently our user registrations are from 154 countries.  
Posted: 2014-06-01 More...

Publish you non-English manuscripts in English!

Manuscripts are invited from non-English speaking countries written in any language other than English for publishing in Plant Science Today.  
Posted: 2014-05-24 More...
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Vol 1, No 3 (2014)

Table of Contents

Research Articles

Seedling emergence of five varieties of citric rootstocks grown in environments with different levels of shading PDF
Madlles Queiroz Martins, Ruimário Inácio Coelho, Tiago de Souza Marçal, Izaias dos Santos Bregonci, Filipe de Jesus Colwell 131-139

Research communications

Chemical composition of the essential oil of Ocimum tenuiflorum L. (Krishna Tulsi) from North West Karnataka, India PDF
R. K. Joshi, S. L. Hoti 99-102

Mini Reviews

Distribution of betulinic acid in plant kingdom PDF
Sandeep Ramchandra Pai, R K Joshi 103-107
Grapevine rootstock effects on abiotic stress tolerance PDF
Massimiliano Corso, Claudio Bonghi 108-113
Biosynthesis of the Amaryllidaceae alkaloids PDF
Aparna Singh, Isabel Desgagné-Penix 114-120
Functional properties of Okra Abelmoschus esculentus L. (Moench): traditional claims and scientific evidences PDF
Anupam Roy, Shanker Lal Shrivastava, Santi M. Mandal 121-130