Nowadays, the significant role of scientific journals as channels of communication among scholars and academicians to share and exchange their professional and academic knowledge is highly recognized. Journal of Plant Productions (Plant Prod.) as an offshoot of the Scientific Journal of Agriculture, one of the oldest scientific journals in agriculture in Iran, is published quarterly in print and electronic formats by Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz. In 2009, to cover different specialized fields in agriculture, the Scientific Journal of Agriculture was branched into several scientific journals including Journal of Plant Productions (in the field of agriculture, horticulture and plant breeding), Journal of Agricultural Engineering (in the field of agricultural mechanization, bio-systems and soil science), Journal of Plant Protections (in the field of entomology and plant pathology) and Journal of Irrigation Science and Engineering (in the field of water (hydrology) science, irrigation and drainage).
The Journal of Plant Productions (Plant Prod.) is a quarterly archival journal which aims to provide an international forum for the exchange of analytical, and experimental works in all topics related to agriculture, horticulture and plant breeding. It welcomes high-quality original research papers from contributors throughout the world. All papers are subject to a peer reviewing procedure.

Types of accepted papers include:
• Original research articles

Publication Frequency
Journal of Plant Productions (Plant Prod.) publishes four issues per year.
Publisher: Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran
Founder: Norola Moallemi
Department Horticulture, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
Editor-in-Chief: Moosa Meskarbashee
Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran
Director-in-Charge: Norola Moallemi
Department Horticulture, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
Managing Editor: Zohreh Pashmforoush
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Open Access Statement
Journal of Plant Productions (Plant Prod.) is committed to immediate and real open access for academic work. All the original articles, technical briefs and review papers published in this journal are free to access immediately from the date of publication.

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