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Submit a Manuscript to the Journal

Journal of Plant Interactions

For an Article Collection on

Plant Astrobiology

Manuscript deadline
30 April 2023

Cover image - Journal of Plant Interactions

Article collection guest advisor(s)

Dr Raymond M. Wheeler, NASA Exploration Research and Technology, USA
[email protected]

Prof. Yoshiaki Kitaya , R&D Center for the Plant Factory, Osaka Metropolitan University Gakuen-cho, Japan
[email protected]

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Plant Astrobiology

Prof. Massimo E. Maffei, the journal Editor-in-Chief, along with Dr Raymond Wheeler and Prof. Yoshiaki Kitaya, the collection Guest Advisors, welcome contributors to the 'Plant Astrobiology' Article Collection.

Plant Astrobiology is an emerging field of research studying plant life in space environments. Observing and defining how plants react and adapt to stress conditions in the space environment is crucial to understanding how to cultivate plants in space for human nutrition, life support, and mental/body wellbeing.  

This Article Collection will cover but is not limited to the following topics:  

  • Plant responses to reduced gravity, reduced pressure, and artificial light conditions  
  • Cultivation of plants in Bioregenerative Life Support Systems in space (BLSS)  
  • Physiological responses of plants to spaceflight conditions  
  • Applications of plants in space  
  • Space greenhouses and production of food and oxygen
  • Plant phytochemical production in space environments  
  • Use of Remote sensing and biosensing technology in the space environment.

The Editors welcome the following article types for this collection:

  • Original Research Papers
  • Reviews
  • Short Communications
  • Technical Reports
  • Commentaries

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All manuscripts submitted to this Article Collection will undergo desk assessment and peer-review as part of our standard editorial process. Guest Advisors for this collection will not be involved in peer-reviewing manuscripts unless they are an existing member of the Editorial Board. Please review the journal Aims and Scope and author submission instructions prior to submitting a manuscript.

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