The Society publishes its official organ “Indian Phytopathology” a leading plant pathology research journal, which deals with the disciplines of Mycology, Fungal Pathology, Bacteriology, Virology, Phytopathology and Nematology. The journal is a focus and strength for our society. The journal is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. The society has published the journal for over 65 years. This is one of the scientific journals in India, which is up to date and published in time. More than 200 libraries practically all over the globe are subscribing this journal. Besides, quality research papers, short communications, first hand reports, book reviews, etc., the journal contains pages “FOCUS” and “POINTS TO PONDER” where thought provoking ideas, theories, hypothesis, etc. as well as some very important information/ findings which need immediate attention are published on priority basis.
The first issue of the journal “Indian Phytopathology” was published in early 1948 with only 96 printed pages and such issues continued every six months till 1961. Since, 1962 four numbers are being published per volume. The presidential addresses and award lectures delivered during the annual meetings are published as review articles, one in each number. The Society has developed a strict system for the review of manuscripts and referees are drawn from all over India specializing in different areas of plant pathology. Articles are published within 6 months of its submission.
Online version of Indian Phytopathology is now available from March 2011 issue and free online access to this journal is available for IPS members only on the website http://epubs.icar.org.in/ ejournal/index.php/IPPJ
Subject: Plant Sciences
Publisher: Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi
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