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Journal of Plant Pathology & Microbiology

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Special issue entitled: "Study of Fungi" has been edited by
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Anthony Oyegoke Adesemoye
Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
University of California, Riverside
USA

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Special issue entitled: "Pathological Findings in Plants" has been edited by
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Chioma Okeoma
Department of Microbiology
University of Iowa
USA

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About the Journal

Impact Factor: 2.28*
Index Copernicus Value: 4.68

Plant pathology also called as phytopathology is the scientific study of plant diseases caused by pathogens, environmental conditions and some other physiological factors. The Journal of Plant Pathology & Microbiology an academic journal provides an opportunity to share the information among the medical scientists and reseachers.

The journal is using Editorial Manager System for quality in peer review process. Editorial Manager is an online manuscript submission, review and tracking systems. The review processing is performed by the editorial board members of Journal of Plant Pathology & Microbiology or outside experts; at least two independent reviewers approval followed by editor approval is required for acceptance of any citable manuscript. Authors may submit manuscripts and track their progress through the system, hopefully to publication. Reviewers can download manuscripts and submit their opinions to the editor. Editors can manage the whole submission/review/revise/publish process.

Submit manuscript at www.editorialmanager.com/lifesciences/ or send as an e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at editor.jppm@omicsonline.org

Essential Plant Pathology

Plant pathology dealing with basic, fundamental and advanced methods and discoveries includes essential plant pathology

Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology is defined as the study of the organisms and environmental conditions that cause disease in plant.

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy, normally from the Sun, into chemical energy that can be later released to fuel the organisms activities.

Plant Pathology Journal

Plant Pathology and Microbiology is the journal dealing with the organisms and environmental conditions that cause disease in plants.

Molecular Plant Pathology

Molecular Plant Pathology describes how pathogens cause disease, including analysis of the molecular signaling between plant, pathogens and genes.

Plant Diseases

Plant diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, nematodes, viruses, parasitic flowering plants, abiotic factors of the environment including light, temperature, and atmospheric gases.

Transgenic Plants

Transgenic plants are plants that have been genetically engineered, a breeding approach that uses recombinant DNA techniques to create plants with new characteristics.

Gene Silencing

Gene Silencing is switching off of the expression of a gene, for example by the introduction of an antisense RNA that blocks translation of the messenger RNA.

Terminator Technology

Terminator technology is the genetic modification of plants to make them produce sterile seeds. They are also known as suicide seeds.

Epidemeology of Plant Diseases

Plant disease epidemiology has been defined as the study of factors that affect the spread of disease in time and space.

Plant Defensins

Plant defensins are small, highly stable, cysteine-rich peptides that constitute a part of the innate immune system primarily directed against fungal pathogens.

Plant Pheromones

Plant pheromones are chemical used in Plants to attract bees and other pollinators to their flowers.

Plant Fungi and diseases

The majority of phytopathogenic fungi belong to the Ascomycetes and the Basidiomycetes. Biotrophic fungal pathogens colonize living plant tissue and obtain nutrients from living host cells.

Bacterial Diseases of Plants

Bacteria as plant pathogens can cause severe economically damaging diseases, ranging from spots, mosaic patterns or pustules on leaves and fruits, or smelly tuber rots to plant death.

Viral Diseases of Plants

Viruses are seldom lethal to plants, but do severely affect the host both in quantity, quality and longevity. Some of these would include abnormal leaf color, abnormal vein patterns of leaves, mottling in leaves.

Root Nematodes

Root Nematodes also known as Root knot Nematodes. These are plant-parasitic nematodes from the genus Meloidogyne. They exist in soil in areas with hot climates or short winters.

Nematode Parasites

Nematodes are the most numerous multicellular animals on earth. A handful of soil will contain thousands of the microscopic worms, many of them parasites of insects, plants or animals.

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Journal of Plant Pathology & Microbiology is associated with our international conference "4th International Conference and Exhibition on Pathology" (Pathology-2015) during July 13-15, 2015 New Orleans, USA with a theme "Technological Construction of Pathology".

*Unofficial 2014 Impact Factor was established by dividing the number of articles published in 2012 and 2013 with the number of times they are cited in 2014 based on Google search and the Scholar Citation Index database. If 'X' is the total number of articles published in 2012 and 2013, and 'Y' is the number of times these articles were cited in indexed journals during 2014 than, impact factor = Y/X.

 

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