Plant Foods for Human Nutrition (formerly Qualitas Plantarum) is an international journal presenting reports of original research and critical reviews concerned with the improvement and evaluation of the nutritional quality of plant foods for humans, as they are influenced by:

Biotechnology, including molecular biology and genetic engineering
Food science and technology
Functional, nutraceutical or pharma foods
Other nutrients and non-nutrients inherent in plant foods

 

  • Presents original research and critical reviews regarding improvement and evaluation of the nutritional quality of plant foods for humans
  • Coverage includes biotechnology; food science and technology; functional, nutraceutical or pharma foods; and other topics
  • Editor-in-Chief: O. Paredes-Lopez, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Unidad Irapuato, Mexico
  • 95% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Octavio Paredes-López
Publishing model
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Journal metrics

3.921 (2020)
Impact factor
4.223 (2020)
Five year impact factor
19 days
Submission to first decision
167,838 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1573-9104
Print ISSN
0921-9668
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