Botany and Plant Pathology


Research on plants is important because they are a fundamental part of life on Earth, generating food, oxygen, fuel, medicine and fibers that allow other life forms to exist. The results of research on plant systems helps in understanding problems in agriculture, health, and the environment.

‘Botany and Plant Pathology’, a bimonthly publishing Open Access journal aims to offer the best platform for sharing information on plants from their structure and function to their indispensable roles in ecosystems and measures to control and manage diseases in plants caused by pathogens and environmental conditions.

The primary focus of this journal , 'Botany and Plant Pathology' is on a wide-range of research in plant sciences, their anatomy, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution, taxonomy, plant pathology, disease management, breakthrough discoveries, and technology advancements in the world of plants.

‘Botany and Plant Pathology’ welcome scholars across the globe to submit their original research papers fulfilling the requisite criterion. The journal also accepts review, short communication, editorial, expert review and letter to the editor.

All the manuscripts published by ‘Botany and Plant Pathology’ undergo rapid, quality and quick  review processing by eminent editorial and review team maintaining high standards and ethics of publishing.

The scholarly content published online will be freely available to every reader anywhere in the world to read, download, copy, reuse and distribute, provided that the original work is properly cited.

Authors may submit their valuable work either via the online submission form or via email to the editor’s office at

Scope of the journal

‘Botany and Plant Pathology’ primarily focuses on publishing recent research and reports related to all areas of plant science. The journal covers the following topics (including but not limited to the following fields).

  • Plant Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Plant Cell Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Phytochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Ethnobotany
  • Environmental Science
  • Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Anatomy
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Food and Environment
  • Plant Reproduction
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Plant Genetics
  • Paleobotany


Instructions for Author(s)

Authors should strictly follow the journal guidelines and format the manuscript before submitting it. Only papers written in English can be considered for peer-review and publication. Before submission, authors should ensure that their manuscript fits the scope of the journal.

Authors are expected to adhere to the following ethical guidelines

  • Only unpublished and the original manuscript should be submitted.
  • It is unethical to submit a manuscript to more than one journal at a time.
  • Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
  • The sources of data used in the development of the manuscripts should be acknowledged.
  • Any conflict of interest must be clearly stated.

Botany and Plant Pathology follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Guidelines for issues of fraud, image manipulation, and duplicate publication.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check their submission’s compliance with all of the following items. Submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

1. Cover letter (Names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses for all authors and corresponding author details should be submitted in a cover letter along with the manuscript.)
2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word (or equivalent) file (NOT PDF), in English, single-spaced, using a 12-point font. All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. Submit multiple files in one secure Zip file.
3. Spell and grammar checks have been performed.

Join as an Editorial Member 

Researchers interested in serving as our editorial board member should submit their CV and recent photograph to


1. Have a strong interest in the journal.
2. Possess a doctoral degree in the specific subject related closely to the journal.
3. Hold a job at a university or academic organization, in a teaching or research position.
4. Be fluent in academic and professional English.

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