2017 Top Journals Ranked by h5-index: Plant Science

The latest 2017 version of Scholar Metrics were released online on July 5th, 2017. To help researchers and publishers learn more about open access (OA) journals, the team of Open Access Library released the updated version of rankings for open access journals in August 2017. The basic benchmark used in the OA journals rankings is the h5-index. The journal h5-index related citations data are obtained from Google Scholar. If you have any comments or inquiries, please email them to index@oalib.com.

Following please find the top open access journals matching Plant Science ranked by their h5-index:

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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