Journal Information

Nature Plants is an online-only, monthly journal publishing the best research on plants — from their evolution, development, metabolism and environmental interactions to their societal significance. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors.

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Journal abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Plants.


Our electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 2055-0278.

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