Aims & Scope

Aims

Like all Nature-branded journals, Nature Plants is characterized by a dedicated team of professional editors, a fair and rigorous peer-review process, high standards of copy-editing and production, swift publication and editorial independence.

In addition to publishing original research, Nature Plants publishes Comments, Reviews, News & Views, Features and Correspondence from across the full range of disciplines concerned with plants.

Scope

Topics covered in the journal include:

  • Agriculture
  • Genetics
  • Agronomy
  • Genomics
  • Biochemistry
  • Metabolism
  • Biofuels
  • Metabalomics
  • Biophysics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Photosynthesis
  • Defence
  • Physiology
  • Development
  • Plant-microbe Interactions
  • Disease resistance
  • Proteomics
  • Ecology
  • Secondary Metabolism
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Evolution
  • Symbiosis
  • Food security
  • Systems biology
  • Forestry
  • Water use