Last Updated on June 22, 2023

Nature Plants- Impact Score, Ranking, SJR, h-index, Citescore, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Details

Published By: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Abbreviation: Nat. Plants

Impact Score

The impact Score or journal impact score (JIS) is equivalent to Impact Factor. The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric index calculated by Clarivate that reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in a given journal, as indexed by Clarivate's Web of Science. On the other hand, Impact Score is based on Scopus data.








Important Details

Title Nature Plants
Standard Abbreviation Nat. Plants
Type of Publication Journal
Discipline Plant Science (Q1)
Impact Score 9.72
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 5.205
h-index 111
Overall Rank 247
Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Publication Country United Kingdom
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2055026X
Coverage and History 2010, 2015-2022
Best Quartile Q1
Total Citations Received
(Last 3 Year)

About Nature Plants

Nature Plants is a journal published by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.. This journal covers the area[s] related to Plant Science, etc. The coverage history of this journal is as follows: 2010, 2015-2022. The rank of this journal is 247. This journal's impact score, h-index, and SJR are 9.72, 111, and 5.205, respectively. The ISSN of this journal is/are as follows: 2055026X.

The best quartile of Nature Plants is Q1. This journal has received a total of 6762 citations during the last three years (Preceding 2022).

Nature Plants Impact Score 2022-2023

The latest impact score (IS) of the Nature Plants is 9.72. It is computed in the year 2023 as per its definition and based on Scopus data. 9.72

It is increased by a factor of around 0.71, and the percentage change is 7.88% compared to the preceding year 2021, indicating a rising trend.

The impact score (IS), also denoted as the Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

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Prediction of Nature Plants Impact Score 2023

Impact Score 2022 of Nature Plants is 9.72. If a similar upward trend continues, IS may increase in 2023 as well.

Impact Score Graph

Check below the Impact Score trends of Nature Plants. This is based on Scopus data.

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 9.72
2021 9.01
2020 7.30
2019 6.07
2018 6.61
2017 6.03
2016 4.68
2015 0.00

Nature Plants h-index

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The h-index of Nature Plants is 111. By definition of the h-index, this journal has at least 111 published articles with more than 111 citations.

What is h-index?

The h-index (also known as the Hirsch index or Hirsh index) is a scientometric parameter used to evaluate the scientific impact of the publications and journals. It is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given Journal has published at least h papers and each has at least h citations.

Nature Plants ISSN

The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of Nature Plants is/are as follows: 2055026X.

The ISSN is a unique 8-digit identifier for a specific publication like Magazine or Journal. The ISSN is used in the postal system and in the publishing world to identify the articles that are published in journals, magazines, newsletters, etc. This is the number assigned to your article by the publisher, and it is the one you will use to reference your article within the library catalogues.

ISSN code (also called as "ISSN structure" or "ISSN syntax") can be expressed as follows: NNNN-NNNC
Here, N is in the set {0,1,2,3...,9}, a digit character, and C is in {0,1,2,3,...,9,X}

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Nature Plants Ranking and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

The Nature Plants is ranked 247 among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. As per SJR, this journal is ranked 5.205.

SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

Nature Plants Publisher

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The publisher of Nature Plants is Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.. The publishing house of this journal is located in the United Kingdom. Its coverage history is as follows: 2010, 2015-2022.

Call For Papers (CFPs)

Please check the official website of this journal to find out the complete details and Call For Papers (CFPs).


The International Organization for Standardization 4 (ISO 4) abbreviation of Nature Plants is Nat. Plants. ISO 4 is an international standard which defines a uniform and consistent system for the abbreviation of serial publication titles, which are published regularly. The primary use of ISO 4 is to abbreviate or shorten the names of scientific journals using the technique of List of Title Word Abbreviations (LTWA).

As ISO 4 is an international standard, the abbreviation ('