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

Dr. K. K. Sabu

Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Thiruvananthapuram - 695562, India



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Vol 3, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents

Research Articles

Sodium fluoride (NaF) induced changes in growth and DNA profile of Vigna radiata PDF
Swati Agarwal, Suphiya Khan 1-5
Taxonomic studies of the genus Tephrosia Pers. (Papilionaceae) in Nigeria PDF
Deborah M Chukwuma, Emmanuel A Ayodele 9-18
Vasculature pattern of the petals of the species Kallstroemia pubescens, which indicates the evolutionary status of this taxa PDF
Bidyut Kumar Jana, Sobhan Kumar Mukherjee 19-24
Studies on mangrove diversity of India with special reference to Lothian Island Wildlife Sanctuary PDF
Goutam Brahma, Sobhan Kumar Mukherjee 25-29

Research communications

Antimicrobial activity of leaf and root methanolic extracts from Vinca pusilla Murr. PDF
Gireesh Ankad, Harsha Pednekar, Sandeep Pai, Harsha Hegde, Subarna Roy, S Hoti 6-8

Special Section: Soil amendments and crop productivity

Growth and Reproductive Behaviour of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) as Influenced by Supplemental Application of Nitrogen, Irrigation and Hormone PDF
Indrajit Roy, Parimal Kanti Biswas, Md. Hazrat Ali, Md. Nazmul Haque, Khursheda Parvin 30-40