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The journal publishes research papers dealing with wide range of issues related to general botany and experimental plant research including fungi, bacteria and phytoviruses.

Botanica (the former Botanica Lithuanica ISSN 2029-932X) is a biannual, open access scientific journal of Nature Research Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania) established in 1995. Botanica publishes original research papers, short communications and review articles dealing with wide range of issues related to general botany and experimental plant research, including algae, fungi, bacteria and phytoviruses.

All articles are peer reviewed by two experts.

The journal does not have article processing and article submission charges.

Rejection Rate: approximately 30%

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Abstracting & Indexing

Botanica is covered by the following services:

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Google Scholar
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Referativnyi Zhurnal (VINITI)
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Biological Abstracts
  • Web of Science - BIOSIS Previews
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Jolita Radušiene, Nature Research Centre, Lithuania

Editorial Advisory Board
Yoshinori Asakawa, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan
Tia-Lynn Ashman, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Lyle Craker, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Berndt Gerhardson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Martin Kukwa, University of Gdańsk, Poland
Maria Ławrynowicz, University of Lodz, Poland
Jurga Motiejūnaitė, Nature Research Centre, Lithuania
Izolda Pašakinskienė, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Alexey D. Potemkin, V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute, Russia
Karen Rengefors, Lund University, Sweden
Alexander Sennikov, University of Helsinki, Finland
Pertti Uotila, University of Helsinki, Finland

Ilona Jukonienė (briology), Nature Research Centre, Lithuania Sigita Jurkonienė (experimental botany), Nature Research Centre, Lithuania Judita Koreivienė (phycology), Nature Research Centre, Lithuania Birutė Karpavičienė (economic botany), Nature Research Centre, Lithuania Ernestas Kutorga (mycology), Vilnius University, Lithuania

Language Editors
Violeta Ptašikienė (English), Irena Žalakevičienė (Lithuanian), Nature Research Centre, Lithuania

Technical Editors
Birutė Jankauskienė
Gintautas Vaitonis, Nature Research Centre, Lithuania

Nature Research Centre, Institute of Botany
Žaliųjų Ežerų str. 49, LT-08406 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.: (+370 5) 272 91 07

Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

Manuscript should be submitted to Botanica in electronic format as an attached document by e-mail:

Journal Information

CiteScore 2018: 0.53

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.156
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 0.555

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