Journal of Plant Development is the official scientific journal of the “Anastasie Fatu” Botanical Garden, which belongs to “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University from IASI, ROMANIA. It was first published in 1979 (at that time as “Culegere de Studii si Articole de Biologie”). The new series begins in 1993 under the name “Buletinul Gradinii Botanice Iasi”. From 2008 on, it has been published under its present name “Journal of Plant Development”. It appears in one volume, with one or two issues per year.
Journal of Plant Development (JPD) is an international journal that acts as a medium for the exchange of ideas and provides publication (yearly) of articles in all areas of Plant Science and Botany (of all ‘plant’ groups in the traditional sense - including algae, cyanobacteria, fungi, myxomycetes). It covers topics in plant development field, as well as the plant ecology. The Journal also covers related fields such as: plant conservation, plant taxonomy, plant embryology, phytosociology, ecology, morpho-anatomy and histology, comparative and developmental morphology, physiology, ecophysiology, plant distribution, natural and artificial habitats, pharmaceuticals uses of plants, ornamental plants etc. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. All articles published in JPD are peer-reviewed.