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Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants

Founded in 1995, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants (PMBP) is a peer reviewed monthly journal co-published with Springer Nature. It contains research and review articles and short communications etc., in all areas of functional plant biology including, but not limited to plant physiology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, molecular pathology, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, genetics, genomics and bioinformatics. Its integrated and interdisciplinary approach reflects the global growth trajectories in functional plant biology, attracting authors/editors/reviewers from over 98 countries

  • Indexed by Clarivate-JCR (IF 3.023) and Scopus (IF 3.8)
  • Tripled in 2-yr impact on Scopus in the last decade
  • Scopus: h index grew from 6 in 2008 to 41 at present
  • In the top 5 Asian plant journals and top one-third globally
  • Springer Nature recognition for Editorial Excellence since last 3 yrs.
  • Google Scholar: h index 61 and I10 index 647 so far
  • Google Scholar: >3000 average citations/yr. in last five years, >5100 in 2021
  • Articles received from 76 countries in the last 3 years
  • 5700+ registered peer reviewers from 98 countries globally
  • Decision within 6 weeks by anonymous peer review
  • Over 80% rejection rate, no handling/publishing charges
  • ‘Online First’ publication within 2 weeks of acceptance
  • Welcomes proposals for thematic special issues/sections
  • Invites insightful review articles with novel perspectives
  • Globally subscribed in 10,000 institutions across continents
  • Over 1642 TOC alerts and 133,184 downloads last year
  • 83% of associated editors reported feeling satisfied with their role
  • Broad scope - a major resource for research & teaching
  • Available in print & online through
  • Online submission at
  • The Kahaar ( started in 2014 as a quarterly magazine to communicate science, technology and innovation in multiple languages to the larger public is extended as an E-magazine in 2021 and as an online portal ( recently in 2022. As the name of the magazine indicates, it is a carrier of knowledge presented by the authors to enlighten the readers. The articles are peer reviewed and edited by editorial team for its authenticity and improved communication.

    Dr. Ram Snehi Dwivedi working as a Distinguished Scientist (Honorary) in "Centre for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment (CSAE) of PHSS Foundation ( He has recently published the book (Publisher Springer). The book describes different kinds of natural super sweeteners-plant with its biology and commercial potential. Link for the book is given below: