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Charlesworth Author Services offers a range of English language editing and publication support services. All ASPB authors will receive a 10% discount on their services.


Publishing the Most Influential Journals in Plant Biology…and More

At ASPB, we pride ourselves on supporting, advancing, and sustaining plant science. Our publishing program is dedicated to bringing the best international research to the plant science community. Our high-impact journals include Plant Physiology and The Plant Cell. We also co-publish a sound science Open Access journal, Plant Direct.



What we can do for you

Our English language manuscript services helps you publish your manuscript. Our editors are PhD educated with relevant expertise for your subject. Select one of our three packages or pick from a range of individual publication support services. These services comply with the American Society of Plant Biologists guidelines and stop poor language hiding the impact of your research.

Services we can offer

Charlesworth Author Services offer a wide range of author services including publication support packages, flexible individual services and translation. Turnaround times: 2 days for up to 6,000 words; 3 days and 6 days for longer manuscripts; 10 days for our Scientific Package.

Essential Package

Correction of spelling, grammar and punctuation - Proofreading - Re-edit free of charge if unsatisfied - Check for use and consistency of technical terminology and content - Edit to target journal style, clarity and legibility - Check appropriate use of tables and/or graphs - Get 60% discount re-edit within 1 year - Up to 10% word count reduction - Reference checking

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Advanced Package

Correction of spelling, grammar and punctuation - Proofreading - Free re-edit within 1 year of submission - Up to 10% word count reduction - Reference checking - Consistency and adherence to core journal style - Choose your previous editor (subject to availability) - Cover letter: checked and edited - Reviewer responses: edited and checked against your paper

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Scientific Package

Free re-edit within 1 year - Up to 20% word count reduction - Full reference check includes excessive self-citation and against other journal policies - Cover letter checked and edited - Reviewer responses edited and checked against your paper - Peer assessment: analysis of your scientific content - Choose your previous editor (subject to availability) - Plagiarism check

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Our translation service

Our translators offer both an expertise in scientific and professional translation to ensure that your manuscript accurately communicates every element of your paper in perfect English. Our goal is to ensure your paper is assessed for publication by what is written and not how it is written, and be no different from any paper written by a native English speaker.

Translation into English

This includes a professional translation and a quality control check for a range of content and languages. We specialize in translation from English to Chinese, and Chinese to English. Other language combinations; Japanese to English; French to English; German to English; Spanish to English; Portuguese to English; Russian to English.

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Translation and editing

After we have carried out the translation and quality control checks, this service includes proofreading and editing work to ensure your paper meets the style and formatting of your desired American Society of Plant Biologists journal submission. A separate quality control check is also carried out before returning your assignment to you.

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We supply quotes for each individual piece of work to ensure we offer competitive pricing for a quality translation service. Our pricing starts at $100 for translating a 500 word article into English from seven different languages. Click on the 'Get Quote' button, fill out the form with the language your paper is written in and you'll get an instant quote.

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Why choose Charlesworth Author Services?

Our main objective is to ensure 100% client satisfaction throughout your whole publication process. We guarantee confidentiality, expertise, and great customer service. Our customer service team won’t rest until you are completely happy with your manuscript.

Editorial Expertise

Expert editing by specialists in your scholarly discipline. Guaranteed. Our services have helped rates of acceptance for our customers increase by over 70%.

Choice of Turnarounds

Select from our editing packages, standard 3- and 6-day delivery, or fast-track 2-day delivery. Our deadlines are guaranteed, or your money back. Contact us if you need help to meet a special deadline.

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

We are COPE members and the mission of COPE is to raise the standards on ethical practices throughout the publishing industry; this work relates to our own culture and principles.