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New plant journal

It just had to happen, but we didn’t know it would take nearly 150 years to come to fruition. And fruition is an apt word because the creation of a new botanical journal has recently been announced by the publishers...


Annals of Botany’s impact factor just increased to 4.03. If I listen carefully, I can hear the thousands of people who read this blog yawning. And indeed, why should you care? Although there are lots of criticisms...

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Rice finally makes impact!

The Springer-published, peer-reviewed, economically entitled research journal Rice, which is devoted to… err… rice, has received its first Impact Factor (a metric by which journals are evaluated and ranked – rightly or...