Journal of Plant Cell Development

About The Journal


Journal of Plant Cell Development (JPCD) is an open access peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing research that contributes to the advancement of knowledge related to plant cell development and biology. The journal offers a platform for papers that address topics such as cell/tissue structure and function, signal transduction and metabolism, genome/proteome expression and regulation, cellular/tissue differentiation and development, and the effects of stress and senescence. 


The aim of JPCD is to contribute to the formulation of multidisciplinary hypotheses and ideas, as well as to provide a platform for the dissemination of new data and methods. In order to achieve these goals, the journal encourages the facilitation of collaboration between researchers from different fields


Instructions to Prepare your article

Manuscript template: Title, List of authors, their affiliations and email addresses, Abstract, Introduction, Main body, Results and discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgments (optional), References.

Formatting guidelines can be found at Instructions for Authors


All submissions can be done at our Online Manuscript Submission System. Authors are requested to submit their articles directly to Online Manuscript Submission. If you have difficulty in filling the online form, you can also send us via e-mail as an attachment to the Editorial Office [email protected] or “chat with us” by clicking the blue button at the left corner of the page.

Accepted article types

JPCD encourages authors to publish original, innovative, and timely research with scope relevant to plant cell development. The journal publishes research, reviews, short communications, case reports, letters to the editor, Editorials, clinical case images, opinions, mini-reviews, conference proceedings from authors in the field of plant cell biology. 


The main advantage of publishing in JPCD is that articles are widely available and accessible to a broad audience due to the open access platform. Rapid review turnarounds ensure that articles are published in a timely manner. All articles are rigorously peer-reviewed by experts. JPCD also offers authors the opportunity to promote their work through social media to reach a wider audience.

Editorial Board

The journal’s editorial team implements a rigorous peer-review process to evaluate submitted papers, in order to ensure that only the highest quality articles get published. All authors are also required to adhere to the ethical guidelines outlined in the journal’s policy document. JPCD is committed to making the publication process as simple and transparent as possible. 


Peer Review

We are committed to upholding a rigorous peer-review and editorial process in order to evaluate the research presented in the journal and to ensure the scientific quality. We welcome the submission of manuscripts from any country, both in the form of original research and review articles. All published papers are freely available to readers, and authors are permitted to self-archive their work in institutional repositories. 


Article Processing Charge

JPCD publishes papers under open access license and does not charge readers or their institutions for access. Authors are required to pay an article processing charge (APC) upon acceptance of their article. The APC helps the journal to maintain its high editorial and publishing standards and to provide efficient services to authors and readers.


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