Best Plant Science and Agronomy Journals

The ranking of best journals for Plant Science and Agronomy was published by Research.com, one of the prominent websites for computer science research providing trusted data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The position in the ranking is based on a unique bibliometric score created by Research.com which is computed using the estimated h-index and the number of leading scientists who have endorsed the journal during the last three previous years. Show more

The ranking contains Impact Score values gathered on December 6th, 2021.

The process for ranking journals involves examining more than 1,878 journals which were selected after detailed inspection and rigorous examination of over 16,577 scientific documents published during the last three years by 2,019 leading and well-respected scientists in the area of computer science.

More details on the methodology for computing the score can be found on our Methodology Page.

Rank
Journal Details
Best Scientists
Documents
Impact Score
1 New Phytologist

New Phytologist

0028-646X
Best Scientists 323 437 Impact Score 18.40
2 Frontiers in Plant Science

Frontiers in Plant Science

1664-462X
Best Scientists 555 930 Impact Score 14.40
3 Plant, Cell and Environment

Plant, Cell and Environment

0140-7791
Best Scientists 246 315 Impact Score 10.00
4 Field Crops Research

Field Crops Research

0378-4290
Best Scientists 243 388 Impact Score 10.00
5 Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Soil Biology and Biochemistry

0038-0717
Best Scientists 161 281 Impact Score 9.60
6 Nature Plants

Nature Plants

Best Scientists 96 65 Impact Score 9.00
7 Journal of Experimental Botany

Journal of Experimental Botany

0022-0957
Best Scientists 247 335 Impact Score 8.80
8 Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

0167-8809
Best Scientists 189 265 Impact Score 8.70
9 Plant Physiology

Plant Physiology

0032-0889
Best Scientists 134 159 Impact Score 8.70
10 Plant and Soil

Plant and Soil

0032-079X
Best Scientists 300 549 Impact Score 7.80
11 European Journal of Agronomy

European Journal of Agronomy

1161-0301
Best Scientists 160 203 Impact Score 7.60
12 Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

0168-1923
Best Scientists 172 231 Impact Score 7.50
13 Trends in Plant Science

Trends in Plant Science

1360-1385
Best Scientists 63 48 Impact Score 6.90
14 Environmental and Experimental Botany

Environmental and Experimental Botany

0098-8472
Best Scientists 225 280 Impact Score 6.80
15 Agricultural Systems

Agricultural Systems

0308-521X
Best Scientists 101 137 Impact Score 6.60
16 Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (PBB)

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (PBB)

0981-9428
Best Scientists 130 211 Impact Score 6.40
17 Agricultural Water Management

Agricultural Water Management

0378-3774
Best Scientists 121 229 Impact Score 6.00
18 Soil and Tillage Research

Soil and Tillage Research

0167-1987
Best Scientists 94 113 Impact Score 6.00
19 Annals of Botany

Annals of Botany

0305-7364
Best Scientists 144 162 Impact Score 5.90
20 Tree Physiology

Tree Physiology

0829-318X
Best Scientists 138 233 Impact Score 5.80
21 Applied Soil Ecology

Applied Soil Ecology

0929-1393
Best Scientists 150 179 Impact Score 5.60
22 Plant Journal

Plant Journal

0960-7412
Best Scientists 86 99 Impact Score 5.60
23 Journal of Ecology

Journal of Ecology

0022-0477
Best Scientists 78 93 Impact Score 5.60
24 Agronomy for Sustainable Development

Agronomy for Sustainable Development

1774-0746
Best Scientists 57 69 Impact Score 5.40
25 Plant, Soil and Environment

Plant, Soil and Environment

1214-1178 , Monthly
Best Scientists 43 68 Impact Score 5.40
26 Physiologia Plantarum

Physiologia Plantarum

0031-9317
Best Scientists 126 137 Impact Score 5.30
27 Biology and Fertility of Soils

Biology and Fertility of Soils

0178-2762
Best Scientists 71 115 Impact Score 5.20
28 Phytopathology

Phytopathology

0031-949X
Best Scientists 75 109 Impact Score 5.00
29 Agronomy Journal

Agronomy Journal

0002-1962
Best Scientists 184 375 Impact Score 4.90
30 Plant Science

Plant Science

0168-9452
Best Scientists 102 96 Impact Score 4.90
31 Theoretical and Applied Genetics

Theoretical and Applied Genetics

0040-5752
Best Scientists 76 115 Impact Score 4.90
32 GCB Bioenergy

GCB Bioenergy

1757-1693
Best Scientists 58 101 Impact Score 4.90
33 Plants

Plants

Best Scientists 150 241 Impact Score 4.80
34 BMC Plant Biology

BMC Plant Biology

1471-2229
Best Scientists 83 89 Impact Score 4.80
35 Industrial Crops and Products

Industrial Crops and Products

0926-6690
Best Scientists 72 107 Impact Score 4.80
36 Agronomy

Agronomy

Best Scientists 256 394 Impact Score 4.60
37 Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems

Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems

1385-1314
Best Scientists 86 104 Impact Score 4.60
38 Scientia Horticulturae

Scientia Horticulturae

0304-4238
Best Scientists 150 224 Impact Score 4.50
39 Crop Science

Crop Science

0011-183X
Best Scientists 148 224 Impact Score 4.50
40 Functional Plant Biology

Functional Plant Biology

1445-4408
Best Scientists 97 102 Impact Score 4.50
41 Plant Biotechnology Journal

Plant Biotechnology Journal

1467-7644
Best Scientists 45 44 Impact Score 4.50
42 Journal of Plant Physiology

Journal of Plant Physiology

0176-1617
Best Scientists 84 84 Impact Score 4.40
43 Pest Management Science

Pest Management Science

1526-498X
Best Scientists 77 138 Impact Score 4.40
44 Mycorrhiza

Mycorrhiza

0940-6360
Best Scientists 68 83 Impact Score 4.40
45 Current Opinion in Plant Biology

Current Opinion in Plant Biology

1369-5266
Best Scientists 39 30 Impact Score 4.30
46 Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

0022-5142
Best Scientists 80 110 Impact Score 4.20
47 Journal of Plant Growth Regulation

Journal of Plant Growth Regulation

0721-7595
Best Scientists 65 94 Impact Score 4.10
48 Plant Biology

Plant Biology

Best Scientists 58 68 Impact Score 4.10
49 Crop and Pasture Science

Crop and Pasture Science

1836-0947
Best Scientists 73 110 Impact Score 3.90
50 Photosynthesis Research

Photosynthesis Research

0166-8595
Best Scientists 70 80 Impact Score 3.90
51 Planta

Planta

0032-0935
Best Scientists 84 81 Impact Score 3.80
52 Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology

0032-0862
Best Scientists 73 112 Impact Score 3.80
53 Plant Methods

Plant Methods

1746-4811
Best Scientists 60 58 Impact Score 3.80
54 Plant and Cell Physiology

Plant and Cell Physiology

0032-0781
Best Scientists 50 61 Impact Score 3.80
55 Land Degradation and Development

Land Degradation and Development

1085-3278
Best Scientists 58 77 Impact Score 3.70
56 Acta Physiologiae Plantarum

Acta Physiologiae Plantarum

0137-5881
Best Scientists 69 73 Impact Score 3.60
57 Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science

Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science

0365-0340
Best Scientists 65 88 Impact Score 3.50
58 Crop Protection

Crop Protection

0261-2194
Best Scientists 73 123 Impact Score 3.40
59 Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science

Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science

0931-2250
Best Scientists 65 70 Impact Score 3.30
60 Plant Growth Regulation

Plant Growth Regulation

0167-6903
Best Scientists 45 64 Impact Score 3.30
61 Postharvest Biology and Technology

Postharvest Biology and Technology

0925-5214
Best Scientists 39 86 Impact Score 3.30
62 AoB PLANTS

AoB PLANTS

Best Scientists 49 42 Impact Score 3.20
63 Plant Disease

Plant Disease

0191-2917
Best Scientists 95 269 Impact Score 3.10
64 Euphytica

Euphytica

0014-2336
Best Scientists 66 85 Impact Score 3.10
65 Journal of Plant Nutrition

Journal of Plant Nutrition

0190-4167
Best Scientists 62 122 Impact Score 3.10
66 Pedosphere

Pedosphere

1002-0160
Best Scientists 38 45 Impact Score 3.10
67 International Journal of Phytoremediation

International Journal of Phytoremediation

1522-6514
Best Scientists 36 42 Impact Score 3.10
68 Journal of Integrative Agriculture

Journal of Integrative Agriculture

2095-3119
Best Scientists 30 46 Impact Score 3.10
69 Open Data Journal for Agricultural Research

Open Data Journal for Agricultural Research

2352-6378
Best Scientists 28 10 Impact Score 3.10
70 Journal of Plant Interactions

Journal of Plant Interactions

1742-9145
Best Scientists 26 32 Impact Score 3.10
71 Agriculture (MDPI)

Agriculture (MDPI)

2077-0472
Best Scientists 70 77 Impact Score 3.00
72 Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science

Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science

1436-8730
Best Scientists 61 70 Impact Score 3.00
73 Photosynthetica

Photosynthetica

0300-3604
Best Scientists 34 50 Impact Score 3.00
74 Plant Genome

Plant Genome

1940-3372
Best Scientists 29 31 Impact Score 3.00
75 Weed Science

Weed Science

0043-1745
Best Scientists 39 94 Impact Score 2.90
76 Trees - Structure and Function

Trees - Structure and Function

0931-1890
Best Scientists 60 82 Impact Score 2.80
77 Molecular Plant

Molecular Plant

1674-2052
Best Scientists 23 19 Impact Score 2.80
78 Journal of Cereal Science

Journal of Cereal Science

0733-5210
Best Scientists 42 55 Impact Score 2.70
79 Crop Journal

Crop Journal

2095-5421
Best Scientists 42 43 Impact Score 2.70
80 European Journal of Soil Science

European Journal of Soil Science

1351-0754
Best Scientists 41 45 Impact Score 2.70
81 Journal of Vegetation Science

Journal of Vegetation Science

1100-9233
Best Scientists 26 33 Impact Score 2.70
82 Rice

Rice

1939-8425
Best Scientists 15 16 Impact Score 2.70
83 European Journal of Plant Pathology

European Journal of Plant Pathology

0929-1873
Best Scientists 65 88 Impact Score 2.60
84 South African Journal of Botany

South African Journal of Botany

0254-6299
Best Scientists 44 88 Impact Score 2.60
85 Soil Research

Soil Research

1838-675X
Best Scientists 42 50 Impact Score 2.60
86 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture

Computers and Electronics in Agriculture

0168-1699 , Monthly
Best Scientists 23 26 Impact Score 2.60
87 Journal of Integrative Plant Biology

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology

1672-9072
Best Scientists 20 26 Impact Score 2.60
88 Molecular Plant Pathology

Molecular Plant Pathology

1464-6722
Best Scientists 16 17 Impact Score 2.60
89 Biological Control

Biological Control

1049-9644
Best Scientists 43 42 Impact Score 2.50
90 Symbiosis

Symbiosis

0334-5114
Best Scientists 42 54 Impact Score 2.50
91 Molecular Breeding

Molecular Breeding

1380-3743
Best Scientists 37 40 Impact Score 2.50
92 Phytochemistry

Phytochemistry

0031-9422
Best Scientists 30 29 Impact Score 2.50
93 Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture

1385-2256
Best Scientists 25 28 Impact Score 2.50
94 Annual Review of Phytopathology

Annual Review of Phytopathology

0066-4286
Best Scientists 13 12 Impact Score 2.50
95 Journal of Agricultural Science

Journal of Agricultural Science

0021-8596
Best Scientists 43 44 Impact Score 2.40
96 Biomass and Bioenergy

Biomass and Bioenergy

0961-9534
Best Scientists 35 42 Impact Score 2.40
97 Grass and Forage Science

Grass and Forage Science

0142-5242
Best Scientists 31 36 Impact Score 2.40
98 Rhizosphere

Rhizosphere

Best Scientists 29 32 Impact Score 2.40
99 American Journal of Botany

American Journal of Botany

0002-9122
Best Scientists 49 52 Impact Score 2.30
100 Weed Research

Weed Research

0043-1737
Best Scientists 26 33 Impact Score 2.30

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