Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Plant Protection is a multidisciplinary international platform publishes original research and critical reviews in all aspects of modern plant protection. Papers written to a high standard according to the basic formal rules of scientific publishing cover; cover fundamental and applied aspects of plant pathology, entomology and weed science in agriculture and natural resources are accepted for publication.


The Plant Protection is aimed to publish original research, critical reviews, plant health reports, product news, information on disease and pest reports, diagnostics, management and related interface to provide a rapid turn-around time possible for reviewing and publishing, and to disseminate the articles for research, teaching and reference purposes.


Section Policies

Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Studies

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Communications

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The Journal of Plant Protection is using online article submission, review and tracking system for quality and quick review processing. Plant Protection provides double blind peer review process of 04-06 weeks followed by the publication of research article.


Author Self-Archiving

This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in this journal.


Delayed Open Access

The contents of this journal will be available in an open access format 12 month(s) after an issue is published.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


Editorial Review Board Invitation

The editorial team of Plant Protection invites applications for editorial review board members. Working with members of the editorial advisory board, members of the editorial review board will review submissions to the journal and ensure that the journal responds timely to submissions.
The editorial review board will consist of members willing to commit to reviewing articles three to four times each year for accuracy, clarity, and research rigour; identifying the strengths and weaknesses of submissions; providing detailed comments on reviewed submissions providing recommendations for accepting or rejecting manuscripts for publication.
Being a member of the editorial review board means being professionally associated with the Plant Protection. The names of members will be included in each issue, listed on the journal’s web page.
The composition of the editorial review board will include a wide variety of scholars consisting of early career through senior academics. Review board members possess graduate degrees and adequate expertise to provide authoritative assessments.


Editorial Policy

Plant Protection is multidisciplinary international platform aimed to publish the most exciting and modern researches in the subjects of Plant Pathology, Entomology and weed science.

The copyright of all the articles published in Plant Protection shall lie with the journal. The articles cannot be copied, transmitted, stored, and reproduced without permission. The responsibility to the contents and its authenticity rests solely with the authors and they will solely be responsible for the originality of published work.

All the articles submitted for publication in Plant Protection are peer-reviewed by International reviewers. The decision of the reviewers will be final. Editors will not involve in any dispute between the author and reviewers.

The publication frequency of the journal is three. However, being an Online Journal, it allows for publication of articles of urgency and critical importance to the researchers. Such articles of 'Current Interest' and relevant editorials may be published more frequently as 'Supplements', on the basis of the needs felt by the editorial board or on the requests/ suggestions of the readers of Plant Protection.

Plant Protection shall not take any responsibility for the contents of articles published in the journal and all such responsibility shall lie with the author/s. The opinions expressed in the articles are solely of the author/s and Plant Protection may not agree with such opinions in part or in full.