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



New Reference style for Plant Science Today

A simplified reference style has been created for Plant Science Today. Now its is easy to create and manage references using EndNote or manually. This will be applicable for papers publish in Volume 2 (Issue 1) onwards.  
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Plant Science Today in 80 languages!

By enabling Google Translation, Plant Science Today can now read in 80 languages.  
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Publish Research communications for free

We are glad to announce promotion of short papers for the January 2015 issue.  
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Vol 1, No 4 (2014)

Table of Contents

Review Articles

An in silico overview on the usefulness of tags and linkers in plant molecular pharming PDF
Abdullah Makhzoum, Shifa Tahir, Marjorie Elizabeth Osborn Locke, Jocelyne Trémouillaux-Guiller, Kathleen Hefferon 201-212

Research Articles

Correlation and path coefficient analysis between yield and yield components in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) PDF
Abraham Lamboro, Yohannes Petros, Mebeaselassie Andargie 196-200

Mini Reviews

Carboxymethyl starch as a polymeric plant based excipient in drug delivery PDF
T.S. Anirudhan, J. Parvathy 179-182
Germplasm and conservation of rare and endangered tree species endemic to east China PDF
Jun Liu, Jiang Jingmin 183-187
Conservation relevance of terrestrial herbaceous vegetation studies PDF
Jacob Willie 188-191
Antitumor properties and toxicity effects of Peganum harmala L. (Zygophyllaceae) PDF
Fatima LAMCHOURI 192-195
Plant polyphenolic extracts as potential anti-human hepatocarcinoma agents PDF
Maria Julia Martinez, Adriana Andreu, Luciana Barbini 213-218
Taxonomy of the Truffles PDF
Samad Jamali 219-222
Effect of Exclusion of Solar UV radiation on Plants PDF
Sunita Kataria, Sanjay S Baroniya, M Kanungo, L Bhaghel 224-232