Scientists are encouraged to submit manuscripts on virtually all aspects of plant diseases, pathogenesis, integrated plant protection, biology and molecular biology of viruses, bacteria, phytoplasms, oomycota, fungi and herbivores, including nematodes, mites, insects, snails and rodents. In addition, manuscripts on the interaction with the host plants are welcome.

JPЕP has significant interest in plant protection, including work describing the mode of action and efficacy of pesticides,  plant strengthening agents, and aspects of pesticide resistance. Furthermore, monitoring, forecasting and application technologies will be included. Although JPЕP primarily focuses on plant diseases and protection, hence the name of the journal, it also considers manuscripts on legislative aspects.

The Journal of Plant and Environmental Protection (JPEP) is create under Department od Plant and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Goce Delcev University.



All contributions should be submitted in English and are subject to peer reviewing.

Original Articles (research papers) describing original research should address problems cited in the scope of the journal. They should contain a novel and well formulated hypothesis, a sound experimental approach, results that confirm or reject the hypothesis and they should offer novel insight into the existing body of knowledge.

Research papers should not exceed eight pages of printed text, including tables, figures and references (one page of printed text = approximately 600 words).

The Short communication format is intended for presentation of important observations that can be clearly described in an abbreviated format. For example, molecular data useful for typing pathogens or the first report of preliminary data would be suitable for this section.

Short descriptions of upcoming pathogens and pest organisms, modes of action of plant protection actives in plant pathogen interactions can also be presented in the Short communication format.

Short communications should contain firm data and will be refereed. A Short communication should have an abstract and should not exceed four printed pages in total. There are no subheadings and a description of materials and methods should be integrated in the text.

Authors who wish to submit a Review should first contact the Editorial Office, since only reviews on topical issues will be considered for publication. Reviews should not exceed 4 pages of printed text, including tables, figures, and references.

The structure may vary slightly but each paragraph should develop a single item. Individuals or representatives of organizations directly cited in position papers have the right to respond with a position paper in order to rectify affirmations or to refute eventual misinterpretations of concepts.


Manuscript Submission

Title page


Scientific style



Artwork and Illustrations Guidelines

Electronic Supplementary Material

Ethical Responsibilities of Authors

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest

After acceptance

English Language Support