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Annals of Botany is a top 10 plant science journal

Having just released the 2013 Google Scholar metrics, it's good to see that Annals of Botany makes it into the top 10.

… depending on who you believe of course. But it’s difficult to argue with the amount of data that Google crunches, and having just released the 2013 Google Scholar metrics, it’s good to see that Annals makes it into the top 10:

2013 Google Scholar metrics
http://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=top_venues&hl=en&vq=bio_botany

From an editorial point of view, we are far more concerned about the scientific quality of the papers we publish than the exact flavour of the secret sauce that goes into Google’s metrics or Thomson Reuters’ cloudy impact factor calculations, but you can look at the numbers in the Google table and decide for yourself where you want to submit your next research paper.

 

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