Recent Progress in Plant Science (RPPS) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It covers all scientific studies in the field of plant, provides succinct updates, opinions and discussions on the most current research. Work at any scale, from molecular biology through to ecology, is welcomed.

Topics contain but are not limited to:

  • plant biology
  • cellular biology
  • tissue, organ and whole plant
  • development, reproduction, breeding
  • plant taxonomy, cladistics, systematics, phylogenetics
  • genetics, evolution, genome evolution
  • ecology of plant, ecosystems
  • phytogeography
  • morphology, anatomy
  • biotechnology
  • germplasm resources
  • bioinformatics
  • sexual systems
  • adaptive mechanisms
  • pollination biology
  • plant nutrition
  • plant physiology
  • molecular biology
  • biochemistry
  • metabolism
  • photosynthesis
  • respiration
  • ecophysiology
  • phytopathology
  • plant disease
  • pathogens
  • epidemiology

It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.

There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.

Free Publication in 2019

There is no charge for papers submitted in Recent Progress in Plant Science in 2019. Once accepted, papers will be published totally free of charge.