2017 Top Journals in Plant Science Ranked by h5-index

Date: 2017-09-13

To help researchers and publishers learn more about open access (OA) journals, the team of Open Access Library released the latest version of rankings for open access journals in August 2017. The basic benchmark used in the OA journals rankings is the h5-index from Google Scholar Metrics (June 2017). We can view a journal’s ranking by selecting proper research keywords or typing the title/specific research area in the search box directly.

The h5-index for the journal American Journal of Plant Sciences published by SCIRP is 22, ranked 7th in the top open access journals matching Plant Science.

Rankings Journal Title Publisher h5-index
1. Frontiers in Plant Science Frontiers Media S.A. 68
2. BMC Plant Biology BioMed Central 49
3. Journal of Plant Physiology Urban und Fischer Verlag GmbH und Co. KG 40
4. Plant Biology Wiley-Blackwell 32
5. Plant Methods BioMed Central 28
6. AoB Plants Oxford University Press 25
7. American Journal of Plant Sciences Scientific Research Publishing 22
8. Plant, Soil and Environment Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences 20
9. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition Sociedad Chilena de la Ciencia del Suelo 19
10. Arthropod-Plant Interactions Springer Netherlands 17
11. Journal of Plant Protection Research De Gruyter Open 15
12. Applications in Plant Sciences Botanical Society of America 14
13. Plant Biotechnology Japanese Society for Plant Cell and Molecular Biology 14
14. Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants Har Krishan Bhalla & Sons (HKB Publications) 14
15. Tropical Plant Pathology Sociedade Brasileira de Fitopatologia 12
16. Planta Daninha Sociedade Brasileira da Ciência das Plantas Daninhas 12
17. Plant Protection Science Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences 12
18. African Journal of Plant Science Academic Journals 12
19. Ethnobotany Research and Applications University of Hawaii Press 12
20. Plant Production Science Taylor & Francis Group 11
21. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences ansinet (Asian Network for Scientific Information) 9
22. Molecular Plant Breeding BioPublisher 9
23. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy Bangladesh Association of Plant Taxonomists 9
24. Revista Cubana de Plantas Medicinales Editorial Ciencias Medicas 9
25. Journal of Seed Science Associacao Brasileira de Tecnologia de Sementes 8
26. Journal of Plant Studies Canadian Center of Science and Education 7
27. Research in Plant Biology Science Fair Open Library (SFOL) 7
28. Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Bagladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (BAPTC &B) 6
29. Modern Phytomorphology Modern Phytomorphology 5
30. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PLANT PROTECTION Hind Agri-Horticultural Society (HIND Institutes; Research Journals) 4

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