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


Woolly ash aphid – is the alien bug posing a threat to European ash trees? – a review

Roman Hałaj, Barbara Osiadacz
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 127-133abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Potential of some bacteria for biological control of postharvest citrus green mould caused by Penicillium digitatum

Parisa Mohammadi, Elif Tozlu, Recep Kotan, Merve Şenol Kotan
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 134-143abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Epidemiology of Fusarium agave wilt in Agave tequilana Weber var. azul

María de Jesús Ramírez-Ramírez, N. Alejandra Mancilla-Margalli, Lucía Meza-Álvarez, Ramón Turincio-Tadeo, Doralinda Guzmán-de Pena, Martin Eduardo Avila-Miranda
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 144-152abstractdownload PDF
Short Communication

Identification of a rust disease of giant knapweed in the Czech Republic – short communication

Irena Petrželová, Michaela Jemelková, Ivana Doležalová, Vladan Ondřej, Miloslav Kitner
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 153-158abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Spatial distribution of cabbage root maggot (Delia radicum) and clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicae) in winter oilseed rape crops in the Czech Republic

Vojtěch Hlavjenka, Marek Seidenglanz, Aleš Dufek, Hana Šefrová
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 159-168abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Field efficacy of brief exposure of adults of six storage pests to nitrogen-controlled atmospheres

Radek Aulicky, Vlastimil Kolar, Jan Plachy, Vaclav Stejskal
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 169-176abstractdownload PDF
Short Communication

First record of a new alien economically important thrips Dichromothrips corbetti (Priesner, 1936) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Slovakia – short communication

Rudolf Masarovič, Martin Štefánik, Martina Zvaríková, Jakub Sigmund, Peter Fedor
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 177-180abstractdownload PDF
Short Communication

Phytoseiid mites on Quercus cerris in an urban park – short communication

Jan Kabíček
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 181-186abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Weed suppression and early sugar beet development under different cover crop mulches

Christoph Kunz, Dominic J. Sturm, Markus Sökefeld, Roland Gerhards
Plant Protect. Sci., 53 (2017): 187-193abstractdownload PDF

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