DO YOU VALUE DISCOVERABILITY, SPEED, AND QUALITY WHEN YOU PUBLISH YOUR RESEARCH?
If you have an innovative tool or protocol, a useful genomic resource, or an interesting review paper, consider publication in Applications in Plant Sciences.
Timely decisions, rapid publication: 26 days average from submission to first decision
Fast and thorough peer review by a Society-published journal: APPS is published by the Botanical Society of America (BSA), which maintains rigorous standards of peer review and is committed to working with authors to strengthen their published research.
Available in major indexes including Web of Science, Journal Citation Reports, PubMed, WorldCat, Scopus, and Google Scholar
Open Access: All APPS articles are Open Access upon publication, meaning your research can be discovered by anyone, anywhere.
Reasonable publication costs: Article processing charges (APCs) are kept as low as possible to help authors with limited funding. BSA members are charged US$450–800 per article (depending on length of membership); non-members are charged US$1400 per article.
Research promoted on news and social media outlets: Press releases are prepared for noteworthy articles, and articles are also promoted on Twitter and Facebook, which have over 24,000 combined followers. Research published in APPS has attracted attention from outlets including the National Science Foundation’s Science360, CNBC, and ScienceDaily.
We are particularly interested in receiving submissions in the following article types:
Please see our Author Instructions for additional information.
Authors with limited funds can apply to the Editor-in-Chief for reduced APCs. Applications should include an abstract or short description of the proposed paper and must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 2, 2017. If the abstract is approved, the manuscript must be submitted within the following 6-week period. [Note that this offer does not apply to Primer Notes.]
High-impact papers published in APPS include:
Applications in Plant Sciences (APPS) is a monthly, peer-reviewed, open access journal focusing on new tools, technologies, and protocols in all areas of the plant sciences. APPS is available as part of BioOne’s Open Access collection (www.bioone.org/loi/apps).
We look forward to working with you toward publication of your research.
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