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June 2015: AoB PLANTS has received its 2014 Impact Factor score (2.273) and JCR® ranking (57/200 in Plant Sciences), a significant increase over the journal’s initial score and ranking (for 2013): 1.734 and 72/196, respectively.

June 2015: Rafael Oliveira (University of Campinas, Brazil) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS.

May 2015: Joe Williams (University of Tennessee - Knoxville) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS.

April 2015: AoB PLANTS papers published 2009-2014 are now indexed in Web of Science.

April 2015: Jean Burns (Case Western Reserve University) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS.

January 2015: Tim Flowers (University of Sussex, UK) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS

October 2014: Diana Wolf (University of Alaska, Fairbanks) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

September 2014: Sue Silver (Ecological Society of America) has joined the Advisory Board of AoB PLANTS .

August 2014: Paula Jameson (University of Canterbury, New Zealand) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

August 2014: Lara Reichmann has been appointed as Social Media Editor of AoB PLANTS . Click here for details.

July 2014: AoB PLANTS has received its first Impact Factor score (1.743) and JCR® ranking (72/196 in Plant Sciences).

July 2014: Ülo Niinemets (Estonian University of Life Sciences) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

June 2014: Astrid Volder (University of California – Davis) and Bao-Rong Lu (Fudan University, China) have joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

May 2014: AoB PLANTS is seeking a part-time social media editor to develop features for our website and to expand the journal’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, blogs and other social media outlets, with the general objective of increasing the visibility, influence and reputation of our journal. Click here for details.

November 2013: AoB PLANTS papers published 2009–2013 are now indexed in Web of Science.

September 2013: AoB PLANTS has been accepted by Thomson Reuters for coverage in Science Citation Index, Current Contents, BIOSIS Previews, and Biological Abstracts. Our content will soon begin appearing in Web of Science, and a 2013 Impact Factor score for the journal will be released in June 2014.

August 2013: Christian Körner (University of Basel, Switzerland) has joined the Advisory Board of AoB PLANTS .

May 2013: Paula Rudall (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK), Tim Brodribb (University of Tasmania, Australia), James Cahill (University of Alberta, Canada) and Katharine Dickinson (University of Otago, New Zealand) have joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

April 2013: Twenty-three articles published in AoB PLANTS since 2010 have been honored as 'Editor's Choice' selections. Click here for a complete listing.

March 2013: Papers published in AoB PLANTS have a new look! Click here to see the first article published with our updated format.

January 2013: Scott Armbruster (University of Portsmouth, UK) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

December 2012: Anna Traveset (Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies, Spain) has joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

November 2012: Keping Ma (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China), Xavier Picó (Estación Biológica de Doñana, Spain), Chelsea Specht (University of California – Berkeley, USA) and Inderjit (University of Delhi, India) have joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

October 2012: David Ackerly (University of California – Berkeley, USA), David Richardson (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) and Daniel Simberloff (University of Tennessee, USA) have joined the Advisory Board of AoB PLANTS .

October 2012: Gail Rice has been appointed as Managing Editor of AoB PLANTS .
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September 2012: Colin Orians (Tufts University, USA), Jeffrey Dukes (Purdue University, USA), Michael Jackson (University of Bristol, UK), and Wen-Hao Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) have joined the Editorial Board of AoB PLANTS .

September 2012: Joanne Ferrier has been appointed as Editorial Assistant of AoB PLANTS .
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September 2012: AoB PLANTS now publishes under the least restrictive type of open-access license. Click on Open-Access License for details.

September 2012: AoB PLANTS has a new vision statement. Click on Overview for details.

July 2012: Hall Cushman from Sonoma State University (USA) has become the Chief Editor of AoB PLANTS .
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