Scope of the journal

Journal of Plant Science & Molecular Breeding  involves diseases of plants caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, phytoplasmas and nematodes; physiological, biochemical, molecular, ecological, genetic and economic aspects of plant pathology; disease epidemiology, crop loss assessment; plant disease control and disease-related crop management, contemporary methods of molecular genetics and genomic analysis, structural and functional genomics in crops, proteomics and metabolic profiling, abiotic stress and field evaluation of transgenic crops containing particular traits, marker assisted breeding are also of major interest, in particular novel approaches and new results of marker assisted breeding, QTL cloning, integration of conventional, marker assisted breeding and QTL studies in crop plants ...View More

Special Sections

Articles published in the journal will also be included under the special section that falls within the scope of each section. The special sections are as follows:
Agricultural botany | Phytopathology | Phytochemistry | Plant Biotechnology | view more...

Original Research | Plant Biotechnology Open Access

Genetic diversity and population structure of three commercial indigenous Aloe species in selected ASALs of Kenya

Asenath Adienge, Gabriel Muturi, Stanley Nadir, John Gicheru, Johnson Kinyua, Jane Ngaira
Journal of Plant Science and Molecular Breeding 8 : 1

Original Research | Plant Biotechnology Open Access

A weird DNA band in PCR and its cause

Chang Shenghe, Sun Wei, Zhou Zhaoxi, Li Jingyang, Dai Minjie, Shu Haiyan
Journal of Plant Science and Molecular Breeding 5 : 2

Review | Plant Biotechnology Open Access

Behind the scenes of microspore-based double haploid development in Brassica napus: A review

Mukhlesur Rahman, Monika Michalak de Jiménez
Journal of Plant Science and Molecular Breeding 5 : 1

Short reportOpen Access

Diversity level of genomic microsatellites in redbay (Perseaborbonia L.) generated by Illumina sequencing

Chien-Chih Chen, Yi Xu, Tao Xu, Margaret Staton, Garrick Stott, Oliver Bukles, Scott E Schlarbaum, John E Carlson, Haiying Liang
Journal of Plant Science and Molecular Breeding 4 : 2

Original ResearchOpen Access

Genetic characterization of Liriodendron seed orchards with EST-SSR markers

Xinfu Zhang, Alanna Carlson, Zhenkun Tian, Margaret Staton, Scott E Schlarbaum, John E Carlson, Haiying Liang
Journal of Plant Science and Molecular Breeding 4 : 1

Original ResearchOpen Access

First products of DNA marker-assisted selection in sorghum released for cultivation by farmers in sub-saharan Africa

Abdalla Mohamed, Rasha Ali, Osama Elhassan, Elnayer Suliman, Charles Mugoya, Clet W. Masiga, Adil Elhusien, Charles T. Hash
Journal of Plant Science and Molecular Breeding 3 : 3

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Dr. Yong Pyo Lim presently working as a Professor of Molecular Genetics and Breeding, Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Chungnam National University, Korea. His main research areas include plant molecular genetics, molecular breeding, genomics and plant biotechnology.

Dr. Klaus Palme presently working as a professor in Institute of Biology II (Botany), University of Freiburg, Germany. His research interests are plant hormone receptor gene, auxin transport proteins, plant physiology and instrumentation.

Journal of Plant Science & Molecular Breeding Subject Areas

Conventional methods of Plant Breeding, Economic botany, Ethnobotany, Genetic Engineering Applications, Genetic Transformations, Horticulture, Micropropagation, Molecular Breeding, Molecular Markers, Paleobotany, Palynology, Phytopathology, Plant Anatomy, Plant Biochemistry, Plant Biology, Plant Ecology, Plant Embryology, Plant Genetics, Plant Genomics, Plant Immunochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Morphology, Plant perception, Plant Physiology, Plant Proteomics, Plant systematics, Weed Science.