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Special Issues

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C4 Photosynthesis: 50 Years of Discovery and Innovation

It is now over half a century since the biochemical characterization of the C4 photosynthetic pathway, and this special issue highlights the sheer breadth of current knowledge.

Making Connections: Plant Vascular Tissue Development

This special issue of Journal of Experimental Botany focuses on the developmental mechanisms required to generate plant vascular tissue.


Crop Performance Under Drought

This virtual issue accompanies the journal's support for InterDrought V in Hyderabad, India (21-25 February 2017).

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In addition to its regular issues, the Journal of Experimental Botany publishes Special Issues comprising of reviews and articles from a specialised meeting or session.

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The Flowering Newsletter (FNL)

The Flowering Newsletter (FNL) is the platform of the International Working Group on Flowering and aims to be an authoritative source of information on the latest research developments concerning flowering and flowers.

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Darwin Reviews

Darwin Reviews are the Journal of Experimental Botany’s most prestigious review series and topics are carefully chosen in the most progressive fields of research. Darwin Review authors are selected for their expertise and long-standing reputation.

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