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An article collection focusing the role gene editing plays in the future of plant biotechnology. This collection is published in conjunction with the GARNet-OpenPlant CRISPR-Cas workshop at JIC Norwich.


Prof Ute Roessner, University of Melbourne

Aims and scope

Plant Methods is an open access, peer-reviewed journal for the plant research community that encompasses all aspects of technological innovation in the plant sciences.

The goal of this journal is to stimulate the development and adoption of new and improved techniques and research tools and, where appropriate, to promote consistency of methodologies for better integration of data from different laboratories.

COVID-19 and impact on peer review

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

Editorial Excellence

Congratulations to Prof Ute Roessner! Plant Methods is a top rated Springer Nature journal. This exceptional editor performed in the top percentile of journals based on data collected from the Journal Author Satisfaction Survey. We're recognising extraordinary editors for their commitment and passion to their journals. Read more about editorial excellence.

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