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New Content Item (1)    The Journal of Plant Research is the official journal of
    The Botanical Society of Japan.


The Botanical Society of Japan was founded as the Biological Society of The University of Tokyo in 1878 by Prof. Ryokichi Yatabe (Professor of Botany) in collaboration with Prof. Edward Morse (Professor of Zoology). The Botanical Society of Tokyo became independent of the Biological Society in 1882 and changed its name to the Botanical Society of Japan in 1931. In 1993 it was reorganized and recognized as a corporation, the Botanical Society of Japan.

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The Journal of Plant Research has been voted one of the 100 Most Influential Journals in Biology and Medicine over the last 100 Years.

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Cover images New Content Itemof the back issues of the journal can be viewed on the society's website as well as here



Journal of Plant Research Paper Award

The Editorial Committee of the Botanical Society of Japan annually select papers for the Journal of Plant Research 'Best Paper Award' and 'Most-Cited Paper Award'. Click here to see the list of award-winning papers.

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