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Acta Biologica Cracoviensia s. Botanica

The Journal of Polish Academy of Sciences

lMPACT FACTOR increased in 2014: 0.730
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 1.044

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.270
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.766
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.866

Index Copernicus (2013): ICV=14.30

Ministry of Science and Higher Education: 20 points


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ACTA BIOLOGICA CRACOVIENSIA Series Botanica is an English-language journal founded in 1958, published twice a year and devoted to:


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Andrzej Joachimiak, Department of Plant Cytology and Embryology, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Managing Editor
Monika Tuleja, Department of Plant Cytology and Embryology, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Section Editors
Plant embryology, plant cell ultrastructure
Jerzy Bohdanowicz, Department of Plant Cytology and Embryology, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Plant cell tissue and organ culture, developmental biology
Robert Konieczny, Department of Plant Cytology and Embryology, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Phytochemistry, secondary metabolism, pharmacology, bioactivity of plant natural products, biotechnology
Adam Matkowski, Chair and Department of Pharmaceutical Biology and Botany Silesian Piasts University of Medicine in Wrocław, Poland

Molecular phylogenetics and phylogeography
Michał Ronikier, W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Plant physiology - photosynthesis and respiration, biotic and abiotic stresses, inter- and intracellular signalling, plant movements, phytohormones in plant growth and development
Ireneusz Ślesak, Franciszek Górski Institute of Plant Physiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Harvey Ballard, JR, Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, Ohio University, U.S.A.
Tatyana B. Batygina, Department of Embryology and Reproductive Biology, Komarov Botanical Institute, Russia
Józef Bednara, Deparment of Plant Anatomy and Cytology, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Borut Bohanec, Biotechnical Faculty, Universty of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Mauro Cresti, Dipartamento di Biologia Ambientale, Sezione Botanica, Universita di Siena, Italy
Małgorzata Charzyńska, Department of Plant Anatomy and Cytology, Warsaw University, Poland
Marta Doleżal, University School of Physical Education in Cracow, Poland
Franciszek Dubert, Department of Plant Physiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Ol’ga Erdelska, Institute of Botany, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovak Republic
Johann Greilhuber, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Austria
John M. Herr, JR, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, U.S.A.
Anna Koltunow, CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia
Jolanta Małuszyńska, Department of Plant Anatomy and Cytology, Silesian University, Poland
Karol Marhold, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Czech Republic
Elisabeth Matthys-Rochon, RDP, ENS Lyon, France
Maria Pająk, Department of Plant Cytology and Embryology, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Jan J. Rybczyński, Botanical Garden-Center for Biological Diversity Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Barbara Skucińska, Department of Plant Breedeing and Seed Science, The Agricultural University of Cracow, Poland
Alev Tosun, Department of Pharmacognosy, Ankara University, Turkey
David Twell, Department of Biology, University of Leicester, UK
Hanna Weiss-Schneeweiss, Plant Evolutionary Cytogenetics Group, Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, University of Vienna, Austria
Michiel T. M. Willemse, Laboratory of Plant Cell Biology, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
Maciej Zenkteler, Laboratory of General Botany, Institute of Experimental Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

Technical Editors
Wojciech Marcinek, KON Tekst Publishing House, Poland
Piotr Osyczka (Webmaster), Institute of Botany, Jagiellonian University, Poland

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