Special Section: New Frontiers in Cryptogamic Botany


We are happy to invite you to submit a paper for a Special Section on “New Frontiers in Cryptogamic Botany” in Plant Science Today. Both Research and Review papers are welcome for possible publication in this section.

This special section is being edited by:

Dr. Afroz Alam
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology
Banasthali University
Rajasthan, India
Email: afrozalamsafvi@gmail.com

The topics of interest for this section include:

Fossils, biodiversity, systematics, ecology, environmental botany, morphology, anatomy, biotechnology and related aspects of algae, fungi, lichens, bryophytes and pteridophytes.

The due-date for submissions is 15th March 2016, and the target publishing date is 1st April 2016.

You may submit your paper by e-mail at afrozalamsafvi@gmail.com or online at http://horizonepublishing.com/journals/index.php/PST/about/submissions

Subject of the Email and Covering Letter shall be “New Frontiers in Cryptogamic Botany in Plant Science Today”.

Author fees

The publication fee for accepted articles in the special section is: £70 (UK), €95 (Europe), CN¥660 (China), ₹1500 (India) or $100 (The Americas and RoW). Authors are requested to pay this fee only upon acceptance of the article. Our fee waiver policy offers to fully waive or further reduce the publication fees for authors who cannot pay the full amount charged for publication, remains in effect. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.

Benefits to authors

Low author fees, rapid publication, full online access, unrestricted use of published paper to academic and social media, free press release, etc are some of the benefits of publication in Plant Science Today.

Thank you for your time and consideration in this matter. We would appreciate it if you could let us know at your earliest convenience (but no longer than three weeks please) whether or not you will be submitting a paper. We are looking forward to hear from you soon!

With kind regards,

Dr. Afroz Alam
Editor of the Special Section


Dr. K. K. Sabu
Editor-in-Chief, Plant Science Today

Scientist, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Thiruvananthapuram – 695562, India
Phone: +91-9895211299 Web: http://kksabu.name Email: sabu@jntbgri.res.in