Journal of Soil and Plant Biology

ISSN: 2652-2012

Call for Papers

Important Dates: Volume 2019, Issue 01

For the month of December, 2019

OSP is pleased to inform you that the Journal is planning to launch its upcoming issue for the month of December 2019. We would like to invite you to submit your research work for publication in this international scholarly open-access journal. There are no space limitations or specific topics, journal publishes all manuscripts within the scope of the journal judged to be sound by editors. Manuscripts submitted to the journal include, but are not limited to Soil Sciences, Soil Conservation, Soil Resources and Use, Ecology, Plant Sciences, Plant Physiology, Plant Nutrition, Plant Diseases, etc. Journal accepts all kinds of manuscripts like Original Research Articles, Expert Review Articles, Case Reports, Mini Reviews, Brief Reports, Communications, Letter to Editor, Short Commentaries and Editorials.

Manuscripts published will be made highly visible to the scientific community worldwide through the indexing policies followed by Ocimum Scientific Publishers Pty Ltd.

All Ocimum Scientific Publishers journals reviews manuscripts within 21 days of submission and publishes accepted manuscripts online in press immediately regardless of issue publication date. Manuscripts should be formatted in the given sample format.

Authors are invited to submit the manuscripts online or through e-mail at plantbiology.osp[at]ocimumscience[dot]com. Authors must confirm that the article is not published in any other journal/publisher.

Call For Papers

Submission Deadlines: 30th November, 2019
Publishing (In Press): Immediately (after acceptance)
Notifying Author:7 days from the date of submission

If you have any queries regarding manuscript submission you can contact us at:

There are no space limitations or specific topics, journal publishes all manuscripts within the scope of the journal judged to be sound by editors. Manuscripts submitted to the journal include, but are not limited to:

Plant Anatomy and Physiology Molecular Biology Soil Erosion and its Control
Technological Breakthroughs in Agriculture Cell Biology & Development Soil Conservation – Models Tools and Techniques
Ecology Forestry and Biodiversity Genetics Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Soil Ecology
Plant and Soil Health Plant-Microbe Interactions Plant Physiology
Genetic Engineering and Tissue Cultures Mycology Photosynthesis and Respiration
Plant Pathology and Pest Management Stress Physiology Metabolic Pathways
Advancements in Fertilizer Technology Plant Nutrition Seed Technology Cell Biology & Tissue Culture
Plant Breeding Plant Genetics Phycology Plant Molecular Genetics
Seed Quality Control Soil Biology Biotechnology
Hybrid Seed Production Pedology Pathology
Plant Cells and Phytoremediation Soil Chemistry Plant Responses to Biotic and Abiotic Stress
Mineral Nutrition Soil Physics Plant Evolution
Plant-Water Relations Soil Ecology Soil Microbiology
Symbiotic and Pathogenic Plant-Microbe Interactions Plant-Soil Interactions Mineral Nutrition & Sustainable Management
Root Anatomy and Morphology Agrochemistry and Agrophysics Plant Breeding
Soil Biology & Ecology Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Agricultural Soil Science

Article Publishing Charges (APC)

All Ocimum Scientific Publishers journals are open access. To publish in OSP, authors are required to pay an article publishing charges (Article Fee). Our goal is to make sure that the articles are published online immediately upon acceptance with high quality and spread widely across the globe. When an article is accepted for publication after the processing (peer review process) then an invoice is issued to the author (sent via an e-mail or payment portal) of article publishing charge. Payment of this fee allows OSP to recover it’s administrative, editorial costs and makes us easy to run the process in a well-organized way.

Based on the list of Countries and Economies Data of World Bank, we had classified Article Publishing Charges based on their income, fee ranges between USD 249 and USD 949. You can find the countries categorized as High Income, Middle Income (Middle and Upper Middle) and Low Income (Low and Lower Middle) below:

Based on Income USD AUD
High Income 949 1379
Middle Income 549 799
Low Income 249 369

Article Withdrawal Policy

Authors can request a free withdrawal of article not more than 2 business days of submission. If author wants to withdraw his/her article from the peer review process/publication process then he/she must submit a formal letter provided by our editorial office “Withdrawal Letter - Article” signed by corresponding author and all the co-authors. Authors should mention reasons for article withdrawal in withdrawal letter. A withdrawal penalty (Withdrawal Fee) will be issued to author, if he/she would like to withdraw the article which is already under process. Based on the time spent and tremendous man power used in the article processing, to cover up all the costs, author will have to pay the withdrawal fee. If author wants to withdraw his/her article after publication, then the APC paid by the author will not be refunded, as it had undergone processing and publication steps.

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