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

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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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Two successful years and upcoming changes

The Plant Science Today will be publishing 4th issue of the 2nd volume on 1st October 2015.  
Posted: 2015-09-16 More...

Proud moment: AGRIS indexing Plant Science Today

The AGRIS Network is an international initiative based on a collaborative network of institutions, whose aim is to promote free access to information on science and technology in agriculture and related subjects.  
Posted: 2015-08-08 More...

PST selected as AkStem's beta tester from India

The Agro-Know Data Framework is being used to support the FAO AGRIS online service.  
Posted: 2015-08-06 More...
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Vol 2, No 4 (2015)

Table of Contents

Research Articles

Taxonomic significance of Cyspsela in Vernonia anthelmintica Willd. and V. cinerea Less. (Asteraceae; tribe – Vernonieae): Structural manifestations PDF
Tulika Talukdar 107-115
A checklist of angiosperm diversity surrounding Awba Dam: an important reservoir in Ibadan, Nigeria PDF
Emmanuel Chukwudi Chukwuma, 'Tola Abiodun Adebisi-Fagbohungbe 116-122

Special Section on Bryophytes

Bryology in India - Retrospect and Prospects PDF
S C Srivatava, Dipjyoti Chakraborty, Afroz Alam 123-125
Bryophytes from the Fiji Islands, VII. Cololejeunea renneri sp. nov. (Lejeuneaceae, Marchantiophyta) PDF
Tamás Pócs 126-128
Symphyodon erraticus (Symphyodontaceae): an addition to the moss flora of the Western Ghats PDF
R Sreebha, K C Kariyappa, A.E. Dulip Daniels 129-131
Archilejeunea minutilobula Udar et U. S. Awasthi (Lejeuneaceae-Marchantiophyta) New to Gangetic plains of India PDF
Ashish Kumar Asthana, Vinay Sahu 132-134
Macromitrium hymenostomum Mont.- A New record for South India PDF
Geeta Asthana, Sonu Yadav 135-137
Taxonomic studies of Bartramiaceae from district Mansehra (Pakistan) PDF
Mazhar ul Islam, Jan Alam, Muhammad Fiaz, Mohsin Ali, Habib Ahmad 138-144
Hornwort diversity at Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve (Madhya Pradesh), India PDF
Ashish Kumar Asthana, Reesa Gupta 145-150
Plagiochila sisparensis Steph. - a vulnerable liverwort from Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats PDF
Praveen Kumar Verma, Krishna Kumar Rawat, Afroz Alam 151-153
Moss flora of Rajasthan and Punjab plains PDF
Krishna Kumar Rawat, Afroz Alam, Praveen Kumar Verma 154-158
Moss flora of Central India PDF
Afroz Alam, Krishna Kumar Rawat, Praveen Kumar Verma, Vinay Sharma, Dipti Sen Gupta 159-171
An update on sequenced chloroplast genomes of Bryophytes PDF
Asheesh Shanker 172-174
New Record of the four species of Riccia from Bankura district, West Bengal (India) PDF
Prasanta Mallick 175-178
Nomenclatural updates in Kashyap’s ‘Liverwort flora of western Himalayas and Panjab Plains’ PDF
Krishna Kumar Rawat, Praveen Kumar Verma, Afroz Alam 179-183
Cololejeunea microscopica var. exigua (A. Evans) Pócs: new to Asia PDF
Geeta Asthana, Saumya Srivastava 184-186