LONDON 28th May 2020: The Charlesworth Group continues their partnership with The American Phytopathological Society (APS) to provide English language editing and publication support services to APS authors around the world, with local language support in Chinese and English. APS already has an existing relationship with The Charlesworth Group who have provided China sales representation to APS since 2012 and adding language editing and support services will elavate support for their author community in China. 


Supporting the global APS research community

The Charlesworth Group and APS launched the new co-branded website pages in February 2020, to improve workflow efficiencies for APS, and provide easily accessible language editing and support services for the global community of APS authors. These services help drive higher quality submissions from authors and increase the chance of publication acceptance in APS journals. These dedicated co-branded author services portals are available in Chinese ( and English (


Well-known and respected in China for the last 20 years, The Charlesworth Group is perfectly positioned to deliver flexible and custom solutions for clients. Careful consideration has gone into the development of the co-branded webpages, helping authors place orders in their preference of Chinese or English. As an additional benefit for Chinese authors using the referral service they will be able to receive language editing status updates 24/7 via WeChat direct to their mobile devices from via Charlesworth’s WeChat Gateway service.  


APS’s Publication’s Board Chair, Krishna Subbarao’s remarks:

"The American Phytopathological Society (APS) journals serve a worldwide community of plant health scientists. APS recognizes that some of our science’s finest researchers are from non-English speaking countries and is committed to serving the international plant pathology community. Our Charlesworth partnership underscores that commitment."


The Charlesworth Group's CEO, Michael Evans remarks:

“APS has members in over 100 countries and their community of scientists is committed to ensuring the global advancement of innovative plant pathology initiatives. The Charlesworth Group is delighted that APS has chosen to partner with us to provide editing and publication support tools to their author community that will improve the quality of their research output and speed up the publication process.”



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About APS

APS has nearly 5,000 members worldwide whose research on plant health directly impacts the world food supply. For more than a century, members of The American Phytopathological Society has been making and sharing significant breakthroughs through their scientific journals, beginning with Phytopathology® in 1911 and continuing on with Plant DiseaseMolecular Plant-Microbe Interactions®Plant Health ProgressPhytobiomes Journal, and now PhytoFrontiers™. APS is driven by a distinctive community of scientists, whose energy and commitment ensure the global advancement of this critical science.  APS members’ research covers the full spectrum of agricultural, food safety, and food security issues that directly impact the world food supply. 



About the Charlesworth Group 

With 20 years' experience in China, The Charlesworth Group is recognised globally as China's trusted partner for sales and marketing representation, technical solutions and consultancy for STM publishers internationally and across the Chinese academic market. Charlesworth is also a leading provider of language editing and author services through its Charlesworth Author Services division. 


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