The Indian Fern Journal is an official publication of the Indian Fern Society, (established in 1983). The articles in the Journal are peer reviewed, the referees being well known researchers in the field of the articles. The Journal is devoted to all aspects of studies on Monilophytes and Lycophytes (Pteridophytes). The Journal has a fairly good list of subscribers but we hope that with wider circulation it will attract articles in frontier and other areas including molecular aspects. The journal has acquired a very good reputation and an international status. Articles from well known Pteridologist outside India are regularly published in the Journal. It also publishes articles containing information (not readily available) about Pteridophytes for the benefit of Teachers in many Colleges and even Universities in the country. For the Journal there is an Editorial Board and a team of Editors (Editor-in-chief Professor  S.P Khullar;  Editor: Dr. B.S.Kholia; Co Editors: Prof Smitha Hegde & Dr. Sachin Patil. The Editor of Publications is Professor S.P.Khullar.


Title: The Indian Fern Journal
ISSN No: 0970-2741
Country: INDIA
Journal’s Character: Scientific
Frequency: Six monthly
Texts Availability: Paid
Publisher: The Indian Fern Society
1633 Sector 7-C, Chandigarh 160019 (India)

For Indian Institutions: INR 3000/- (Revised annually)
For Foreign Institutions US *$ 85/- + $ 5/- as mailing costs (Total US $90,).
Printing Charges:
Pagination is charged to member-author, supplied a pdf and 10 off prints,
(See Guidelines for Authors for details of Printing Charges)

The Journal is indexed in: SJI

Aims and Scope

Time from submission to first decision after peer review One Month
Time from submission to first decision after peer review One Month
Time to immediate reject Two Months

Publication speed

Time from acceptance to print Four Months
Total time to publication Six Months
Time from submission to acceptance Three months
Time from acceptance to online Only Hard Copy is being published; online publication will start soon

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General information

Publisher Indian Fern Society
ISSN 0970-2741
Acceptance rate 80%
Publication Languages English
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