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Folia Biologica et Oecologica

The Journal of University of Lodz

The journal publishes peer-reviewed original research, critical reviews and short communications on full spectrum of biology and ecology including biochemistry, microbiology and biotechnology. Folia Biol. Oecol. accommodates different styles and formats to help scientists from various backgrounds interact efficiently.

Why subscribe and read

  • high quality of scientific contributions,
  • international forum for the dissemination of research data from various branches of biology.

Why submit

  • fair, and constructive peer review,
  • immediate world-wide visibility,
  • available in print and electronic formats.

Rejection Rate

  • 10%

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:

Abstracting & Indexing

Folia Biologica et Oecologica is covered by the following services:

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
  • AGRO
  • Arianta
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • Index Copernicus
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Meta
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Supplementary Materials

Please submit your manuscripts to Folia Biologica et Oecologica via email to:

Anna Janaszewska, University of Lodz, Poland

Editorial Assistant
Piotr Jóźwiak, University of Lodz, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Josep Cladera, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Andrea Danani, SUPSI-iCIMSI, Manno, Switzerland
Jerzy Długoński, University of Lodz, Poland
Güther B. Hartl, Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany
Jacek Herbich, University of Gdansk, Poland
Vladimir Ivanov, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Adam Jaworski, University of Lodz, Poland
Wiesław Kaca, Jan Kochanowski University of Humanities and Sciences, Poland
Barbara Klajnert, University of Lodz, Poland
Wanda M. Krajewska, University of Lodz, Poland
Janusz Markowski, University of Lodz Poland
Janusz Maszewski, University of Lodz, Poland
Jurga Motiejűnaité, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
Romuald Olaczek, University of Lodz, Poland
Francesca Ottaviani, University of Urbino, Italy
Andrzej Piechocki, University of Lodz, Poland
Dzmitry Shcharbin, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Belarus
Jacek Siciński, University of Lodz, Poland
Barbara Wachowicz, University of Lodz, Poland
Joanna Żelazna-Wieczorek, University of Lodz, Poland

Uniwersytet Łódzki
Zakład Dydaktyki Biologii i Badania Różnorodności Biologicznej
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90-237 Łódź
tel. (42) 635 45 40

Piotr Jóźwiak
e-mail: pjozwiak@biol.uni.lodz.pl

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