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Trends in Plant Science

Cover Image - Trends in Plant Science, Volume 27, Issue 9

Trends in Plant Science is the original and leading monthly review journal in plant science, featuring broad coverage of basic plant science, from molecular biology through to ecology. Succinct and readable reviews and opinions on basic research topics provide instant overviews of current thinking and new developments in plant biology.


Published research articles
The total number of research articles published as open access or subscription in the last five years
Open accessSubscription
2021 18 123
2020 26 126
2019 6 122
2018 11 119
2017 4 117
Article publishing charge: $6,700
To provide gold open access, this journal has a publication fee which needs to be met by the authors or their research funders for each article published open access

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5-year impact factor
The 5-year Impact Factor is the average number of times articles from the journal published in the past five years have been cited in the JCR year. It is calculated by dividing the number of citations in the JCR year by the total number of articles published in the five previous years.
Eigenfactor score
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