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Kuepferia species in Himalaya

Two new varieties of Kuepferia pringlei (Gentianaceae) from SikkimHimalaya Nordic Journal of Botany: doi: 10.1111/njb.01201 By: Dr. D. Maity, author The Sikkim area Sikkim is the “Botanists’ Paradise” due to its great floristic diversity as comprehensively highlighted long ago...

Methods for obtaining more complete species lists in surveys of lichen biodiversity

Who finds more, wins By the authors Jan Vondrák & Jiří Malíček One can get unusual thoughts in pubs and wine bars - and a few of them still seem sensible the next day. Sitting with a glass of wine, we were once struck by the thought that floristic inventories might be more...

Book review - The Fungi

Book review (by Subject Editor Klaus Høiland) Watkinson, SC, Boddy, L, Money, NP. (eds.) 2016. The Fungi, Third Edition. Academic Press, Elsevier, Waltham, San Diego, Oxford, London. ISBN 978-0-12-382034-1 As a teacher in mycology, I and my colleagues have always faced the...

Discovery of a new species of wintergreen plant from Sichuan Province, China

By Peter W. Fritsch (author) The species of Gaultheria series Trichophyllae (Ericaceae: Gaultherieae) comprise a clade of high-alpine creeping or mat-forming small-leaved, i.e., less than 1 cm long, shrublets. The flowers of this group are typical for the heath family (Ericaceae...

Effects of wild boar rooting on wildflower populations

By Jörg Brunet (author) Read the freely available article here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/njb.01010/epdf Dalby Söderskog, a temperate broadleaf wood in southernmost Sweden, is a classic site of ecological research. Being a forest reserve since 1918, ecological...

Conservation benefits of mowing vs. grazing in semi-natural grasslands

Some projects have a long gestation period. Or rather, it can take considerable time until the right combination of ideas, people and data come together. Our recent contribution in Nordic Journal of Botany is an example of such a project. THE DATA The story started back in the...

NJB invites new contributions

Nordic Journal of Botany now wants to become even broader and we therefore want to invite and encourage new contributors. There are many good arguments for submitting your next manuscript to Nordic Journal of Botany: – Nordic Journal of Botany is owned and run as a non-profit...

Invasive plant species in the Swedish flora: criteria for assessing the invasiveness of individual taxa

In a north European context, identifying invasive species is far from trivial since the vegetation has been influenced by human activities for thousands of years. Still, newly immigrated species may be problematic in a nature conservation context and may harm biodiversity, and...

NJB February issue open to read

Enjoy the content of the February issue of NJB which is available online. Read about new Taraxacum species found in the Nordic countries by Ollgaard and colleagues, a new Campanula from the Western Cape Province, the orchid Oberonia manipurensis and many other interesting new...

Free access to December issue of NJB

Nordic Journal of Botany will be published Online Only starting February 2015. The last printed issue is now freely available online. Over 190 pages cover a range of aspects on plant biodiversity. A 40 page review of the Gymnosperms of Laos includes identification keys and...

DATA PUBLICATION IN DRYAD SPONSORED

The Nordic Society OIKOS sponsors Publication in Dryad sponsored in Nordic Journal of Botany - Four newly sponsored journals from Nordic Society Oikos http://wp.me/pBWXc-Dl via @datadryad

NJB most cited papers 2013

The most cited articles of those published in NJB in 2011 and 2012 span a wide flora of topics. They range from an updated index of Neotropical Annonaceae to new Basidiomycota-species and an overview of the use of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Notably, three...

Editor in Chief: shorter handling times at NJB

During a period of very rapid growth in 2011–2012 the time needed for us to handle submitted manuscripts also tended to increase, but since then we have implemented new routines and actively worked to reduce our handling times and I am now proud to announce that our average...

Dust seeds, orchids from two different continents and pollination in S-shaped flower heads – read in latest issue of NJB

Pyrolae dust seeds Dust seeds are the smallest seeds in angiosperms weighing just about a few micrograms. These seeds are characteristic of most orchids, but in this study the authors examined seed features, seed production and seed dispersal in another plant group with dust...

Welcome to the new homepage for NJB

Welcome to the new homepage of Nordic Journal of Botany. Here you will find information for authors and reviewers as well as updates on accepted and published articles. In the blog you will find upcoming events and news, and the Editor-in-Chief Torbjörn Tyler will write posts on...
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