Links to Journals in Botanical Systematics, Evolutionary Biology, and Conservation Biology


List Sorted Alphabetically [Impact Factor obtained from ISI Web of Knowledge]

NOTE: The impact factors reported here are old and need to be updated.
  1. American Journal of Botany (Botanical Society of America) [2.572]
  2. American Midland Naturalist [0.768]
  3. Annals of Botany [2.665]
  4. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden [1.544]
  5. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics [10.104]
  6. Australian Journal of Botany [1.207]
  7. Australian Systematic Botany [1.162]
  8. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology [0.827]
  9. Biodiversity and Conservation [1.401]
  10. Biological Conservation [2.581]
  11. Biological Control [1.523]
  12. Biological Invasions [not indexed]
  13. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society [2.261]
  14. Biotropica (The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation) [1.094]
  15. Biomedical Central - Evolutionary Biology [4.447]
  16. Blumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants [0.262]
  17. Botanical Journal of the Linnaean Society [1.462]
  18. Brittonia (New York Botanical Garden) [0.288]
  19. Canadian Journal of Botany [1.058]
  20. Cladistics (The Willi Hennig Society) [4.783]
  21. Conservation Biology (The Society for Conservation Biology) [4.110]
  22. Ecology & Society  [2.667]
  23. Current Biology [11.732]
  24. Evolution [4.155]
  25. Evolutionary Ecology [1.776]
  26. Evolutionary Ecology Research [1.614]
  27. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants [1.086]
  28. Folia Geobotanica [1.033]
  29. Global Change Biology [4.075]
  30. International Journal of Plant Sciences [1.950]
  31. Journal of Evolutionary Biology [3.332]
  32. Journal of Molecular Evolution [2.703]
  33. Kew Bulletin [not indexed]
  34. Madroño [not indexed]
  35. Molecular Biology and Evolution [6.233]
  36. Molecular Ecology [4.301]
  37. Molecular Ecology Resources [1.219]
  38. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution [3.431]
  39. Nature [29.273]
  40. Novon - A Journal of Botanical Nomenclature [0.158]
  41. Plant Species Biology [not indexed]
  42. Plant Systematics and Evolution [1.421]
  43. PLoS (Public Library of Science - Biology) [14.672]
  44. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA [10.231]
  45. Quarterly Review of Biology, The [7.333]
  46. Rhodora (Journal of the New England Botanical Club) [0.510]
  47. Science [30.927]
  48. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (formerly Sida) [not indexed]
  49. Systematic Biology [10.327]
  50. Systematic Botany (American Society of Plant Taxonomists) [1.557]
  51. Taxon (International Association of Plant Taxonomists) [2.239]
  52. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science [not indexed]
  53. Trends in Ecology and Evolution [14.864]
  54. Willdenowia [not indexed]

List Sorted by Impact Factor (obtained from ISI Web of Knowledge)

  1. Science  [30.927]
  2. Nature  [29.273]
  3. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  [14.864]
  4. PLoS (Public Library of Science - Biology)  [14.672]
  5. Current Biology  [11.732]
  6. Systematic Biology  [10.327]
  7. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA  [10.231]
  8. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics  [10.104]
  9. Quarterly Review of Biology, The  [7.333]
  10. Molecular Biology and Evolution  [6.233]
  11. Cladistics (The Willi Hennig Society)  [4.783]
  12. Biomedical Central - Evolutionary Biology  [4.447]
  13. Molecular Ecology  [4.301]
  14. Evolution  [4.155]
  15. Conservation Biology (The Society for Conservation Biology)  [4.11]
  16. Global Change Biology  [4.075]
  17. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution  [3.431]
  18. Journal of Evolutionary Biology  [3.332]
  19. Journal of Molecular Evolution  [2.703]
  20. Conservation Ecology  [2.667]
  21. Annals of Botany  [2.665]
  22. Biological Conservation  [2.581]
  23. American Journal of Botany (Botanical Society of America)  [2.572]
  24. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society  [2.261]
  25. Taxon (International Association of Plant Taxonomists)  [2.239]
  26. International Journal of Plant Sciences  [1.95]
  27. Evolutionary Ecology  [1.776]
  28. Evolutionary Ecology Research  [1.614]
  29. Systematic Botany (American Society of Plant Taxonomists)  [1.557]
  30. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden  [1.544]
  31. Biological Control  [1.523]
  32. Botanical Journal of the Linnaean Society  [1.462]
  33. Plant Systematics and Evolution  [1.421]
  34. Biodiversity and Conservation  [1.401]
  35. Molecular Ecology Notes  [1.219]
  36. Australian Journal of Botany  [1.207]
  37. Australian Systematic Botany  [1.162]
  38. Biotropica (The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation)  [1.094]
  39. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants  [1.086]
  40. Canadian Journal of Botany  [1.058]
  41. Folia Geobotanica  [1.033]
  42. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology  [0.827]
  43. American Midland Naturalist  [0.768]
  44. Rhodora (Journal of the New England Botanical Club)  [0.51]
  45. Brittonia (New York Botanical Garden)  [0.288]
  46. Blumea  [0.262]
  47. Novon - A Journal of Botanical Nomenclature  [0.158]
  48. Biological Invasions  [not indexed]
  49. Flora Online (a version of Taxacom)  [not indexed]
  50. Kew Bulletin  [not indexed]
  51. Madroño  [not indexed]
  52. Plant Species Biology  [not indexed]
  53. Sida (Botanical Research Institute of Texas)  [not indexed]
  54. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science  [not indexed]
  55. Willdenowia  [not indexed]

See e-journals.org (botany) web page for a complete list!