International Journal of
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Plant Physiol. Biochem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2162
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPPB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 113

IJPPB - Instructions for Authors

Aims and Scope
The journal is published per article and covers all areas of the subject such as plant hormones, seed biology, plant DNA repair and concepts of target cells in plant differentiation.
Types of Articles
The journal welcomes submission of full-length research articles, short communications and review articles. In addition, the journal also welcomes letters to the editor and commentaries.
Preparing Your Manuscript
The title phrase should be brief.
List authors’ full names (first-name, middle-name, and last-name).
Affiliations of authors (department and institution).
Emails and phone numbers.
The abstract should be 100 to 200 words in length. The keywords should be less than 10.
Standard abbreviations should be used all through the manuscript. The use of non-standard abbreviations should be kept to a minimum and must be well-defined in the text following their first use.
The Introduction
The statement of the problem should be stated in the introduction in a clear and concise manner.
Materials and methods
Materials and methods should be clearly presented to allow the reproduction of the experiments.
Results and discussion
Results and discussion maybe combined into a single section. Results and discussion may also be presented separately if necessary.
Tables and figures
Tables should be kept to a minimum.
Tables should have a short descriptive title.
The unit of measurement used in a table should be stated.
Tables should be numbered consecutively.
Tables should be organized in Microsoft Word or Excel spreadsheet.
Figures/Graphics should be prepared in GIF, TIFF, JPEG or PowerPoint.
Tables and Figures should be appropriately cited in the manuscript.
Disclosure of conflict of interest
Authors should disclose all financial/relevant interest that may have influenced the study.
Acknowledgement of people, funds etc should be brief.
References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. DOIs links to referenced articles should be stated wherever available. Names of journals should be presented in full and not abbreviated.
Dzomeku BM, Sarkordie-Addo J, Darkey SK, Bam RK and Wuensche J (2016). Evaluating postharvest characteristics of Apantu (Local False Horn) plantain for harvest indices determination. International Journal of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 8(1), 1-6.
Chisholm ST, Coaker G, Day B and Staskawiez BJ (2006). Host-microbe interaction: Shaping the evolution of the plant immune response. Cell 124(4):803-814.
DeSilva PL and Wood RKS (1964). Infection of plants by Corticium solani and C. praticola-effect of plant exudates. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 47 (1):15-24. 
Anderson NA (1982). The genetics and pathology of Rhizoctonia solani. Annual Review of Phytopathology 20:329-347.
Acceptance Certificate
Authors are issued an Acceptance Certificate for manuscripts that have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
Before Submission