Food Safety: Human Pathogens on PlantsFocus Issue
Call For Papers Article Submission Deadline: August 31, 2012
The special issue will focus on articles that contribute fundamental knowledge of the ecology of foodborne human pathogens on plants, include their fitness on plants, plant-microbe and intermicrobial interactions, and various aspects of plant biology that affect human pathogen colonization and survival.
Benefits to Authors
A focus issue offers the author multiple benefits. A single-topic issue gives scientists an opportunity to publish in a “Focus” issue alongside the related work of peers to highlight the progress being made. This issue will include review articles on the topic by leading scientists in this research area.
The Food Safety: Human Pathogens on Plants Focus Issue will be widely promoted and is expected to be highly cited, giving authors maximum exposure. Articles will be submitted to CrossRef, allowing citation tracking and connectivity as this research area moves forward in Phytopathology and other scientific journals. Articles will also be indexed by ISI Web of Science, PubMed and other important access portals. Submitted papers will be reviewed by an outstanding editorial board and a caring, professional editorial staff dedicated to publishing at the highest standard of quality.
If you are working on research of this type, submit your papers to Phytopathology and note that you would like to be considered for the Special Food Safety Focus Issue. Please submit your paper online at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/phytopathology by August 31st, 2012.
To read the author instructions for articles published in Phytopathology, click here.For more information about the scope of this issue, please contact George Sundin.