About the Journal

As a multidisciplinary journal, Journal of Plantation Crops (JPC) aims at dissemination of research findings in plantation crops (coconut, arecanut, cocoa, cashew, oil palm, coffee, tea, rubber, date palm), including cropping systems, as well as various spices. Since its inception in 1973, 45 volumes have been published. The journal is published thrice a year during April, August and December and publication of the articles is subject to peer reviewing and recommendation by experts in the field.

Journal of Plantation Crops (JPC) [ISSN (Print): 0304-5242; ISSN (Online): 2454-8480] is the official publication of Indian Society for Plantation Crops, INDIA, published in association with Update Publishing House.

JPC is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to the advancement scientific research on plantation crops. The journal publishes multidisciplinary reviews, research articles and research notes on all aspects of plantation crops. The Editorial Committee (Editor-in-Chief, Editor and Editorial Assistants) is housed at ICAR- Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod and is supported by the Advisory Committee with scientists of international and national repute.

All articles will be peer-reviewed with at least two experts and crosschecked with iThenticate Plagiarism Screening Software (CrossCheck, USA). A DOI number (CrossRef, USA) will be registered upon publication.

Frequency of JPC

JPC is published thrice a year at present.

Before submitting to JPC, the authors are highly encouraged to go through Update Publishing House's Publishing Policies and Procedures and JPC's Instructions to Authors.

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Indian Society for Plantation Crops (ISPC) is a professional forum devoted for sustainable growth and development of plantation crops sector. Established during 1971 and registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 (Regn. No. 6/1972), the Society has presently metamorphosed into one of the premier scientific societies in India.

The activities of the society includes

  • Publication of Scientific Journal, Journal of Plantation Crops (JPC)
  • Holding National and International Symposia
  • Encouraging original research by instituting various awards


Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), P.O.Kudlu, Kasaragod-671 124, Kerala, India. Phone: 91-4994-232894-279 Fax: 91-4994-232322 Email: [email protected]

For more details and membership of the society, please visit http://indsocplantationcrops.in/

Current Issue

Vol 51, Issue 2 (2023)
Published: 30-11-2023
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