About the Journal

Indian Society for Plantation Crops (ISPC)

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 Include

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

Journal of Plantation Crops (JPC)

As a multidisciplinary journal, 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, 42 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.

National / International Symposium On Plantation Crops (Placrosym)

ISPC, in collaboration with R & D Institutions in the field of plantation crops, organizes biennially the Plantation Crops Symposium on various themes as a forum for the researchers, developmental agencies and farmers to discuss and formulate strategies for the betterment of the plantation sector. Twenty one symposia have been organized till date with different themes.