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