The journal’s mission is to bring together thought, academic research and corporate practice in all areas of Botany in a reader-friendly format. The journal aims to publish high-quality peer–reviewed articles in the area of Botany. The research published in the journal is practically relevant, so the results are helpful for managers in leadership roles related to projects, programs, and portfolios. Therefore, the research’s theoretical and managerial implications need to be considered. In other words, the journal seeks excellent contributions to theory and practice and strongly values rigour and relevance.


The Editors reserve the right to reject article(s) without sending them out for review. Submitted articles must be within the scope of the journal. All submitted articles go through a double-anonymized peer review process. Articles for the regular issue can be submitted electronically throughout the year. The area includes (but is not limited to) the following topics related to Botany:  

  • Plant Sciences
  • Morphology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Phytogeography
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Phylogeny
  • Taxonomy
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Crop Species
  • Plant Genetics
  • Ecology
  • Plant Cell Science
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Plant Biophysics
  • Plant Bioinformatics
  • Structure of Woody Plants
  • Flowers and Reproduction
  • Energy Metabolism (Photosynthesis, Respiration)
  • Plant Transport Processes
  • Soils and Mineral Nutrition
  • Development and Morphogenesis
  • Genes and the Genetic Basis of Metabolism and Development
  • Genetics of Plants
  • Population Genetics and Evolution of Plants
  • Classification and Systematics
  • Algae and the Origin of Eukaryotic Cells
  • Nonvascular Plants (Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts)
  • Vascular Plants Without Seeds
  • Seed Plants (Gymnosperms and Angiosperms)
  • Fungi
  • Prokaryotes (Domains Bacteria and Archaea)
  • Populations and Ecosystems
  • Biomes