Advances in Weed Science, e-ISSN 2675-9462 (Formerly Planta Daninha) is an Open Access scientific journal continuously published by the Brazilian Weed Science Society (Sociedade Brasileira da Ciência das Plantas Daninhas – SBCPD). The authors are responsible for the concepts described in the manuscripts submitted to publication, which do not reflect the opinion neither the journal editors or society. The articles accepted for publication become property of the journal and may be reproduced only with permission of the Editor-in-chief.
All the content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY
The journal is support by:
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Bhagirath Singh Chauhan - University of Queensland, Australia https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1540-4668
Carl Frederick Reinhardt - North-West University, South Africa. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9412-2460
Chaoxian Zhang - Weed Research Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9785-332X
Do-Soon Kim - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7388-4308
Franck Dayan - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6964-2499
Guido Plaza - Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6029-0818
Mithila Jugulam - Kansas State University, USA. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2065-9067
Nilda Roma-Burgos - The University of Arkansas, AR, USA. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6977-6873
Paul Neve - Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board – London, UK. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3136-5286
Per Kudsk - Aarhus University, Flakkebjerg, Slagelse, Denmark. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2431-3610
Stephen O. Duke - University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, USA. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7210-5168
José Luis González-Andújar - Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible (CSIC), Spain. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2356-4098
Carol Ann Mallory-Smith - Oregon State University, OR, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6205-259X
Bianca Assis Barbosa Martins - BASF, Global Herbicide Research - Herbicide Tolerance Trait Development, Limburgerhof, Germany. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9334-2015
Grace Bolfrey-Arku – CSIR-Crops Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1071-9890
Jingxu Zhang - Anhui University, China. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8750-0443
Josef Holec - Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4786-8769
Madonna Casimero - International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4055-609X
Sheng QIANG(强胜) - Nanjing Agricultural University. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1183-9453
Te Ming ‘Paul’ Tseng - Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8102-8149
Veronica Hoyos – Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta, Colombia. https://orcid.org/0000- 0002-2313-7419
Ali Ahsan Bajwa - NSW Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Sarah Lancaster - Kansas State University, KS, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5818-0783
Maria Luz Zapiola - Argentinean Council for the Information and Development of Biotechnology, Argentina
Silvia Fogliatto - The University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Cristiano Piasecki - the University of Tennessee (UT) (Knoxville, United States)
Hudson Takano - Corteva Agrisciences, IN, EUA
Daniel Valadão Silva - Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, Brazil
Guilherme Braga Pereira Braz - Rio Verde University, Brazil https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0396-7140
Caio Brunharo - Oregon State University, OR, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9735-1648
Arthur Arrobas Martins Barroso - Federal University of Paraná, Brazil https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7687-1396
José Barbosa dos Santos – Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri – UFVJM. Campus Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Marcos Yanniccari - Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina
Scope and Policy
Advances in Weed Science (Formerly Planta Daninha) is an Open Access scientific journal continuously published by the Brazilian Weed Science Society (Sociedade Brasileira da Ciência das Plantas Daninhas – SBCPD). The journal publishes articles covering all aspects of Weed Science, Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop Science and Crop Protection.
The Journal was launched in 2021 as the sequence of the Planta Daninha.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Preparations of manuscripts
Types of articles
Abstract and keywords
Presentation of Documents
Tables and Figures
a. Journal articles:
Articles with up to six authors: Cite all authors
Gaines TA, Sam M. The quick and the dead: a new model for the essential role of ABA accumulation in synthetic auxin herbicide mode of action. J Exp Bot. 2020;71(12):3383–5. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eraa178
Viero JLC, Schaedler CE, de Azevedo EB, Dos Santos JVA, Scalcon R de M, de David DB, et al. Endozoochorous dispersal of seeds of weedy rice (Oryza sativa L.) and barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli L.) by cattle. Cienc Rural. 2018;48:e20170650. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1590/0103-8478cr20170650
Senseman S.A. Herbicide handbook. 9th ed. Lawrence: Weed Science Society of America; 2007.
c. Dissertations and Thesis:
Ribeiro D.N. Caracterização da resistência ao herbicida glyphosate em biótipos da planta daninha Lolium multiflorum(Lam.) [dissertation]. Piracicaba: Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz Armando de Queiroz”; 2008.
d. Citing publications original in other languages
When citing publications original in other langues the authors should cite the title in English between square brackets and the language at the end of the citation.
Avila LA, Marchezan M, François T, Cezimbra DM, Souto KM, Refatti JP. [Injury caused by the formulated mixture of the herbicide imazethapyr and imazapic in ryegrass as affected by soil moisture]. Planta Daninha. 2010; 28(spe):1041–6. Portuguese. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1590/S0100-83582010000500012
Article Processing Charge
Cover Letter to the Editor
Send of the manuscripts
Manuscript evaluation policy
The journal Advances in Weed Science develops its work in accordance with the ethical principles of the Publications Ethics Committee (COPE) of the American Educational Research Association Code of Ethics - the Code of Good Scientific Practice - FAPESP and the Council of Scientific Editors (CSE) regarding publication. To promote the integrity of research, the strengthening and transparency in the process, all the material published is in accordance with the Guide to Good Practices for Strengthening Ethics in Scientific Publication
Conflict of interests
In the cover letter the authors must be state if they have any conflict of interest to declare regarding the research.
The conflict of interest can be of a personal, commercial, political, academic or financial nature. Conflicts of interest may occur when authors, reviewers or editors are likely to occur when generating or evaluating manuscripts. During the submission process the authors state any conflict(s) of interest in relation to the review of the paper. If not, applicable they should be state “none”.
Plagiarism and Editorial Misconduct
To promote the integrity of research, the strengthening and transparency in the process, all the material published in is in accordance with the Guide to Good Practices for Strengthening Ethics in Scientific Publication and the Open Science Compliance Form
Submission check list
Do the Title, Abstract and keywords represent the content of the article and arouse scientific interest?
Is the Introduction not just a literature review and contextualizes the problem in a scientific way?
Is the Discussion related to the data obtained and is it not just a comparison with other works?
Is the manuscript innovative and has advances in the Weed Science area?
Is the grammar ad scientific writing adequate? Is the paper to descriptive, i.e. not advancing a hypothesis?