The Plant Pathology Journal (Plant Pathol. J.) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scientific results of plant pathology research as original articles, research notes and review papers submitted from scientists around the world. The journal scope includes epidemiology, diagnosis and management of disease, modeling with forecasting, biochemistry and physiology of disease, as well as plant-microbe interactions. Note that manuscripts focused on the first report of a new disease are not included in the scope of the journal.