Authors must submit a manuscript to the Editor-in-Chief through The Plant Pathology Journal website (http://www.ppj-online.org). All text, including tables, should be submitted in word processing documents, preferably in Microsoft Word file (.doc), and figures should be uploaded in TIFF, EPS, JPG, or PPT format. Minimum resolutions for figures are as follows: 300 dpi for color and 600 dpi for grayscale or combination art (lettering and images) (maximum 2000×2000 pixels). Each manuscript should be accompanied by a cover letter from the corresponding author who outlines the significance of the findings of the manuscript. Authors may recommend individuals to review the manuscript, and they may ask that certain individuals do not review the manuscript. Reason requesting exclusions should be given in the cover letter.