Australasian Plant Pathology presents new and significant research in all facets of the field of plant pathology. Dedicated to a worldwide readership, the journal focuses on research in the Australasian region, including Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, as well as the Indian, Pacific regions.

Australasian Plant Pathology is the official journal of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society.

Peer review is conducted using Editorial Manager®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with the journal Australasian Plant Disease Notes.

  • Offers extensive coverage of progress in plant protection
  • Targets scientists and research in the Australasian region, including Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, as well as the Indian, Pacific regions
  • Official journal of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Philip O'Brien
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

1.400 (2021)
Impact factor
1.651 (2021)
Five year impact factor
26 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
80,028 (2021)
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  • Reviewer Acknowledgements

    A scientific journal’s greatest responsibility is to ensure that all contributions accepted for publication are rigorously but fairly reviewed.
    We gratefully acknowledge the valued support of the scientists who have reviewed papers throughout 2020.

    We work with Publons to give our expert peer reviewers official and seamless recognition for their contribution to research.
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    Our peer review system is also integrated with ORCID, allowing our reviewers to share their discoveries and receive recognition for their reviewer efforts.

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Electronic ISSN
1448-6032
Print ISSN
0815-3191
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