Plant Protection Science (PPS)

ISSN 1212-2580 (Print)
ISSN 1805-9341 (On-line)

  • An international peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences and financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic. Founded 1921 (by 1997 under the title Ochrana rostlin)
  • The journal is administered by an international Editorial Board
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ing. Aleš Lebeda, DrSc.
  • Executive Editor: RNDr. Marcela Braunová
  • The journal is published quarterly

Thematic scope

original papers, short communications, critical reviews, personal news, and book reviews covering all areas of diseases and pests of plants, weeds and plant protection. Papers are published in English.

Current issue



Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): I-VIdownload PDF
Original Paper

Cherry necrotic rusty mottle and Cherry green ring mottle viruses in Czech cherry germplasm

Josef Špak , Jaroslava Přibylová, Dana Šafářová, Ondřej Lenz, Igor Koloniuk, Milan Navrátil, Jana Fránová, Vlastimila Špaková, František Paprštein
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 195-200abstractdownload PDFsupplementary material
Original Paper

Inhibitory effect of gamma irradiation against Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus

Jin-Sung Hong, Mi-Ae Jeong, Rae-Dong Jeong
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 201-207abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Responses of rice to Rhizoctonia solani and its toxic metabolite in relation to expression of Osmyb4 transcription factor

Singh Pooja, Subramanian Babu
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 208-215abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Activity of metalaxyl-M+mancozeb, fosetyl-Al, and phosphorous acid against Phytophthora crown and root rot of apricot and cherry caused by Phytophthora palmivora

Şahimerdan Türkölmez, Sibel Derviş
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 216-225abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Using the loess method to describe the effect of temperature on development rate

Junhe Liu, Yan Yan, Mingfu Yu, Megha N. Parajulee†, Peijian Shi, Jiayang Liu, Zihua Zhao
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 226-231abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Efficacy of certain common ferns against red spider mite Oligonychus coffeae and tea mosquito bug Helopeltis theivora infesting tea

Pandian Prabhakaran, Balakrishnan Radhakrishnan, Kodakkadal Kotian Srikumar, Bastian Suresh Kumar
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 232-242abstractdownload PDF
Short Communication

Occurrence of oriental chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae) in Slovakia – short communication

Michal Pástor, Gabriela Juhásová, Dušan Juhás, Ladislav Bakay, Ján Kollár, Tibor Benčať 
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 243-246abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

First record of Halyomorpha halys and mass occurrence of Nezara viridula in Slovakia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)

Vladimír Hemala, Petr Kment
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 247-253abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Monoxenic rearing of Ditylenchus weischeri and D. dipsaci and microplot examination of the host suitability of yellow pea to D. weischeri

Abolfazl Hajihassani, Mario Tenuta, Robert H. Gulden
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 254-264abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Optimising Clearfield and ExpressSun sunflower technologies for Central European conditions

Miroslav Jursík, Veronika Fendrychová, Michaela Kolářová, Jiří Andr, Josef Soukup
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 265-272abstractdownload PDF

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