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Plant Ecology

, Volume 214, Issue 12, pp 1417–1418 | Cite as

The Braun-Blanquet reviews in Plant Ecology: in honour of our founding editor, Josias Braun-Blanquet

  • N. J. EnrightEmail author
  • M. A. Nuñez
Braun-Blanquet Review

We are excited to announce a new contributions section for Plant Ecology: The Braun-Blanquet Reviews in Plant Ecology. They will provide in-depth analyses of our current understanding for wide-ranging topics in plant ecology. Braun-Blanquet Reviews will be written by authoritative workers in the subject area, and will help researchers and students to identify new topics for fruitful research, and to more readily place their own research into current context.

We have named the reviews series after Josias Braun-Blanquet in recognition of his significant contribution both to plant ecology in general, and to the history of this journal in particular. Josias Braun-Blanquet was the founding editor of Plant Ecology (then known as Vegetatio) in 1948 (along with W. C. de Leeuw and R. Tiixen), retaining an editorial leadership role until 1974. He is best known for his 1932 book Plant Sociology; The Study of Plant Communities, translated into English from the 1928 German language original, Pflanzensoziologie...

Keywords

Plant Community Journal Review Gold Medal Ecological Literature Linnean Society 
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Murdoch UniversityPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Laboratorio EcotonoINIBIOMA, CONICET, Universidad Nacional del ComahueSan Carlos de BarilocheArgentina

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