Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Plant Health is a multidisciplinary international publication that gathers and disseminates fundamental knowledge in all aspects of plant health research including evolutionary biology, cell physiology, phylogeography, phylogeny, taxonomy, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics, whole plant physiology and physiological ecology, together with structural, genetic, pathological and meteorological aspects and other applied and related interface.

Plant Health is aimed to publish original research, critical reviews, plant health reports, product news, information on disease 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

Review Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

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


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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 Health 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 rigor; 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 Health. The names of members will be included in each issue, listed on the journal’s web page.
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.