About the JournalAbout the Journal
Editorial Office Address
The aim of JXB is to publish the highest quality manuscripts that address questions of broad interest in plant biology. We welcome manuscripts that identify fundamental mechanisms including those underpinning the improvement of plants for the sustainable production of food, fuel and renewable materials. Our emphasis is on molecular physiology, molecular genetics and environmental physiology, and we encourage integrative approaches employing cutting-edge technologies, systems biology, and synthetic biology.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:
Plant Environment Interactions: plant responses to environmental variables including global change, biotic and abiotic stress, mineral nutrition;
Photosynthesis and Metabolism: light capture, carbon uptake and assimilation, resource allocation, broader metabolism and nutrition;
Crop Molecular Genetics: including evolution, diversity, domestication and trait and gene characterization;
Plant Growth and Differentiation: integration of internal and external cues determining development and architecture, reproductive biology.
Original articles should provide new insights into underlying biological processes or functions that will be of interest to the plant science community. Manuscripts that are essentially descriptive or that confirm a well-known process in a species in which the process has not been identified previously will not be considered for peer review.
Darwin reviews are a prestigious collection of invited articles that present a contemporary perspective on important topics of broad interest to the plant science community. Although generally these papers are written by invitation, proposals are welcome. The reviews should be scholarly articles; not only should they summarize relevant information, but they should add value to current knowledge through constructive academic criticism, informed insight or well-considered foresight. Authors are encouraged to use illustrations, particularly if such illustrations could become useful teaching aids or research models. Reviews should generally not include previously unpublished data. All review articles pass through the same refereeing process as regular articles and the response time to first decision can be expected to match the Journal’s target of 28 days. Opinion papers that express a particular point of view on a controversial topic relevant to any aspect of plant science are also considered.
Outlines of Reviews and Opinion Papers should be submitted to the Reviews Editor for consideration before preparation of a full manuscript.
In addition to regular issues the Journal also publishes Special Issues, which are collections of reviews on a particular subject and are often associated with scientific meetings. There are no submission fees or page charges to publish in the Journal of Experimental Botany.
The Journal of Experimental Botany is covered by the following major indexing services:
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IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING
|Year||Impact Factor||Si: Plant Sciences|
|2013||5.794||11 out of 196|
|2012||5.242||13 out of 195|
|2011||5.364||11 out of 190|
|2010||4.818||12 out of 187|
|2009||4.271||14 out of 172|
|2008||4.001||15 out of 155|
|2007||3.917||13 out of 152|
|2006||3.630||11 out of 147|
This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.
EDITORIAL OFFICE ADDRESS
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+44 (0)1524 594133
The Journal of Experimental Botany is indebted to the following scientists for their invaluable contribution to the peer review process.
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