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


Articles published in 2014 and earlier have been registered to CrossRef.
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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

Original Paper

Identification of rhizobacteria that increase yield and plant tolerance to angular leaf spot disease in cucumber

Ahmet Akköprü, Hatice Özaktan
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 67-73abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effect of MgSO4 nutrition on Theobroma cacao L. susceptibility to Phytophthora megakarya infection

Emile Minyaka, Collette Vanessa Madina Banen, Barbara Kusznierewicz, Oumar Doungous, Soungouna Haouni, Joseph Hawadak, Nicolas Niemenak, Denis Ndoumou Omokolo
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 74-82abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

New highly aggressive pathotype 354 of Plasmopara halstedii in German sunflower fields

Otmar Spring, Reinhard Zipper
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 83-86abstractdownload PDF
Short Communication

Effects of potassium fertilisation on late potato blight and yield – short communication

Jolanta Kowalska, Darius Drożdżyński
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 87-91abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

A new disease of strawberry, fruit rot, caused by Geotrichum candidum in China.

Wenyue Ma, Ya Zhang, Chong Wang, Shuangqing Liu, Xiaolan Liao
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 92-100abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Influence of selected fungicides registered in the Czech Republic for winter oilseed rape on in vitro Sclerotinia sclerotiorum mycelial growth

Jana Poslušná, Eva Plachká, Jana Mazáková
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 101-110abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Pathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana strain 202 against sap-sucking insect pests

Ghulam Ali Bugti, Wang Bin, Cao Na, Lin Hua Feng
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 111-117abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Seasonal fluctuation of Agriotes lineatus, A. obscurus and A. sputator click beetles caught using pheromone traps in Poland

Magdalena Jakubowska, Jan Bocianowski, Kamila Nowosad
Plant Protect. Sci., 54 (2018): 118-127abstractdownload PDF

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