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Cover Image Medicinal Plant Research (ISSN 1927-6508) is an open access, peer reviewed journal, which has been indexed by international database ProQuest. The journal is publishing all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters, and reviews in all aspects of medicinal plant research, including plant growth and development, plant biology, plant nutrition, medicinal properties, phytochemical constituents, fitoterapia, pharmacognosy, essential oils, ethno- pharmacology agronomic management, and phytomedicine, as well as chemistry, pharmacology and use of medicinal plants and their derivatives.

Medicinal Plant Research (ISSN 1927-6508) is deposited in CrossRef. The Journal has been indexed by CABI and ProQuest as well.

Medicinal Plant Research is published online by the HortHerb Publisher, an independent publishing platform in life science based British Columbia of Canada. The HortHerb Publisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL) to all works published in this journal. Under the terms of CCAL, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their article and have granted to any third party to reuse, reprint, disseminate and unlimited download, provided the original authors and source are right cited. No permission is required from the authors or the publishers.

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