Luiza Teixeira-Costa

Special issue: Methods and applications in parasitic plant research

Dear Colleagues at the IPPS,

To date few journals accept video articles for submission/publication in our field, despite this type of articles being very engaging and useful to share new techniques and approaches. For this reason, under an invitation of the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), I decided to serve as guest editor for a Collection titled “Methods and applications in parasitic plant research

The purpose of the Collection is to offer a comprehensive overview of new and adapted techniques and approaches used in parasitic plant research. In this context, this collection invites researchers to submit method papers related to the multiple areas of Plant Science that converge into the study of parasitic plants. Contributions are expected from, but not limited to, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, physiology, and weed management.

The most recent Impact Factor for JoVE (ISSN 1940-087X) is 1.2, according to the 2019 Journal Citation Reports released by Clarivate Analytics. The Journal is currently indexed in the major databases, including PubMed, EMBASE, Scopus and Web of Science.

After submission, each manuscript will be editorially and peer reviewed, which is typically a 2 month process. JoVE is currently publishing text manuscripts after acceptance and will be filming and adding videos when university laboratories reopen. When filming is able to resume, JoVE will generate a script and schedule a filming date. A videographer will be sent to the authors’ site to film the procedure. 

If you are interested, either message me or submit an abstract on the Collection website. I look forward to building a strong methods Collection and to receiving contributions from IPPS members. 

Best regards,
Luiza Teixeira-Costa