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Plant Ecology

An International Journal

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Plant Ecology publishes original scientific papers that report and interpret the findings of pure and applied research into the ecology of vascular plants in terrestrial and wetland ecosystems. Empirical, experimental, theoretical and review papers reporting on ecophysiology, population, community, ecosystem, landscape, molecular and historical ecology are within the scope of the journal.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • William Edward Rogers,
  • Neal Enright
Impact factor
1.7 (2022)
5 year impact factor
2.0 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
9 days
Downloads
258,648 (2022)

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Journal updates

  • Recent advances in studying vegetation at forest edges

    FORTHCOMING SPECIAL ISSUE | Early 2024
    UN SDG Target 15.1 (Conserve and Restore Ecosystems); Target 15.5 (Protect Biodiversity and Natural Habitats)
    This special issue on edge habitats highlights the need for a better understanding of vegetation patterns at forest edges aids in identifying priority areas for conservation of rare, threatened plants and wildlife species at-risk and predicting how forests will respond to ongoing global change.

  • In Review: Preprint Service

    AUTHOR SERVICE
    Plant Ecology, in partnership with Research Square, now offers In Review: a journal-integrated preprint service.

Journal information

Electronic ISSN
1573-5052
Print ISSN
1385-0237
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  13. Dimensions
  14. EBSCO
  15. EMBiology
  16. Engineering Village – GEOBASE
  17. Gale
  18. Google Scholar
  19. JSTOR
  20. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  21. Meta
  22. Naver
  23. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  24. Portico
  25. ProQuest
  26. SCImago
  27. SCOPUS
  28. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  29. TD Net Discovery Service
  30. UGC-CARE List (India)
  31. Wanfang
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