About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Journal of Native and Alien Plant Studies is an open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes original contributions in the following areas:

  • botany/ethnobotany;
  • physiology of plants;
  • genetics and breeding;
  • conservation and enhancement of global and local biodiversity;
  • dendrology;
  • history of ancient parks;
  • gardening and landscaping;
  • forest crops and revegetation.

Peer Review Process

  1. The journal uses "double blind" peer review policy. The reviewers in the corresponding field blindly review each manuscript, and then it may be accepted for publishing, rejected or given back to the author for correcting. The reasons for rejecting may be: a negative review, disparity between the article and the scope of the journal, lack of novelty or originality etc. 
  2. If the manuscript does not correspond to the scope of the journal or does not meet the requirements for authors, it may be rejected at the previous stage.

Publication Frequency

The publication frequancy is 1 time a year (December)

Open Access Policy

The journal publishes fully open access journals, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication.  Full-text access to scientific articles of the journal is presented on the official website in the Archives section.

Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author as long as they cite the source.The journal is licensed by  CC Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Journal History