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Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants

Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants

An International Journal of Functional Plant Biology

Editor-in-Chief: R.P. Singh; N. Raghuram

ISSN: 0971-5894 (print version)
ISSN: 0974-0430 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12298

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Rana Pratap Singh, Department of Environmental Sciences, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Rae Bareli Road, Lucknow - 226 025, India, pmbpeditor@gmail.com 

Nandula Raghuram, School of Biotechnology, GGS Indraprastha University, Dwarka, New Delhi - 110 078, India, raghuram98@hotmail.com 


Marian Brestič, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia

K V Bhat, NBPGR, India

Lean-Teik Ng, National Taiwan University, Taiwan 

Lean-Teik Ng, National Taiwan University, Taiwan 

Gabriella Szalai, Agri. Res. Instt., Hungary

M.V. Rajam, DUSC, New Delhi, India

P.K. Nagar, India

Iyyakannu Sivanesan, Gyeongsang Univ., Korea

Atul Grover, DIBER, Haldwani, India

Manoj Prasad, NIPGR, New Delhi

Praveen Verma, NIPGR, India

S.N. Bagchi, Rani Durgavati University, India

Umesh K. Reddy, West Virginia State University 

Associate Editors

Madhusudhana Reddy Janga, Texas A&M University, USA

Edyta Paczos-Grzęda, University of Life sciences in Lublin, Poland

Soumendra K. Naik, Ravenshaw University, India   

Shaoliang Chen, Beijing Forestry Univ, China

Shiela Macfi e, Univ. of Western Ontario, Canada

R.D. Tripathi, NBRI, RP Marg, Lucknow, India

Naveen C. Bisht, NIPGR, India 

Assistant Editors 

Dinesh Jaiswal, USBT, GGSIPU Univ, Delhi

Sunila Lochab, Ram Lal Anand College, Delhi

Irum Rizvi, USBT, GGSIPU Univ, Delhi 

Editorial Board 

Reto J. Strasser, Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland

Andrew Rubin, IPP, Moscow, Russia

Huanming Yang, Beijing Genomics Instt., China

David Lightfoot, Univ. of Southern Illinois, USA

T. Yamaya, TU, Sendei, Japan

Gopinadhan Paliyath, Univ. of Guelph, Canada

N.P.A. Honner, UWO, London, Canada

Carlos Pimentel, UFRRJ, Seropedica, Brazil

Erwin Grill, Tech. Univ. of Munich, Germany

W.M. Kaiser, Würzburg, Germany

Nancy Roasens, LPGMP, Brussels, Belgium

Josè Botella, University of Queensland, Australia

Shivendra V. Sahi, Western Kentucky Univ, USA

Idah Sithole-Niang, Univ. of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

P.V. Sane, Lucknow, India

S.K. Sopory, JNU (Retd.), Faridabad, India

V. Sitaramam, Univ. of Pune (Retd.), Pune, India

B.C. Tripathy, JNU, New Delhi, India

J.P. Khurana, DUSC, New Delhi, India

P. Pardhasaradhi, DU, Delhi

K. Veluthambi, MKU (Retd.), Madurai, India

Probodh K. Trivedi, NBRI, Lucknow, India

P.K. Seth, Biotech Park, Lucknow, India

Pramod K. Tandon, CEO, Biotech Park, Lucknow, India

Lingaraj Sahoo, IIT, Guwahati, India

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    Founded in 1995, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants (PMBP) is a peer reviewed bimonthly journal co-published by Springer Nature. It contains research and review articles, short communications, commentaries, book reviews etc., in all areas of functional plant biology including, but not limited to plant physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, genetics, genomics and bioinformatics. Its integrated and interdisciplinary approach reflects the global growth trajectories in functional plant biology, attracting authors/editors/reviewers from over 60 countries. 


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