The Journal of General Plant Pathology presents papers dealing with plant diseases or their control, including pathogen characterization, identification of pathogens, disease physiology and biochemistry, molecular biology, morphology and ultrastructure, genetics, disease transmission, ecology and epidemiology, chemical and biological control, disease assessment, and other topics relevant to plant pathological disorders. This is the journal of the Phytopathological Society of Japan.

  • Presents papers addressing plant disease and control
  • Publishes Full-length articles, Short communications, Disease notes, Techniques, Letters to the editor, and Reviews.
  • An official journal of the Phytopathological Society of Japan

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Hideki TAKAHASHI
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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1.217 (2021)
Impact factor
1.492 (2021)
Five year impact factor
2 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
91,140 (2021)
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  • The Phytopathological Society of Japan

    Journal of General Plant Pathology is the official journal of The Phytopathological Society of Japan.

  • JGPP 100th Anniversary Special Reviews

    A series of invited reviews were published in each issue of the Journal of General Plant Pathology during 2013-2014 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Phytopathological Society of Japan.

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Electronic ISSN
1610-739X
Print ISSN
1345-2630
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