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Scientific Journal of the DBG

Plant Biology is an international journal of broad scope bringing together the different subdisciplines, such as physiology, molecular biology, cell biology, development, genetics, systematics, ecology, evolution, ecophysiology, plant-microbe interactions, and mycology. The Journal Plant Biology is published by the German Botanical Society and the Royal Botanical Society of the Netherlands. Editors are Prof. Dr. Heinz Rennenberg and Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga.

Papers, Reviews, Topics and Theses

In Plant Biology scientists publish original research papers or write reviews. Discussion of hot topics and provocative opinion articles are published under the heading "Acute Views". The papers are peer-reviewed by independent scientists. 


Impact Factor: 2.633
(ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 48/200, Plant Sciences)


Starting in January 2008 the journal will be published every second month by Wiley-Blackwell. The journal is the successor of the "Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft", published by the DBG from 1882-1987, followed by "Botanica Acta", published by the DBG from 1988 - 1998.

In the years 1999-2007 the journal was published in the Thieme publishing house. Since January 2008 the society's journal is published at Wiley-Blackwell.


Members of the DBG are able to access the journal freely via the Intranet

Volumes and issues are also accessible behind a paywall on the Publishers Website.