ISSN 2415-8860 (online), ISSN 0372-4123 (print)
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Ukrainian Botanical Journal

A bi-monthly peer-reviewed and open access journal of botany & mycology founded in 1921
by M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Aims and Scope

The Ukrainian Botanical Journal (UBJ) provides comprehensive coverage of all fields of plant sciences, including taxonomy, floristics, vegetation science, as well as of all aspects of mycology and phycology.

The UBJ aims to present the original research reports and novel findings along with various high-impact papers on
all major issues, such as systematics, phylogeny, evolution, geography, ecology, conservation, morphology, anatomy, biotechnology, physiology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, of plants, true fungi and their protozoan/chromistan analogues, lichens, algae and cyanobacteria.

Original research articles, brief communications, scientific notes, reviews, and other important contributions are accepted. Papers that make significant advances to the fields of study and those of general interest to botanists and mycologists are welcome.


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Why Submit Your Article

  • There are no submission fees or article processing charges (APC)
  • Manuscripts are peer reviewed by expert referees
  • Articles are free to publish and free to access
  • Articles are published in an open access online version and a print version
  • Articles are free to access online immediately upon publication
  • Illustrations in the online version are reproduced in color free of charge

The UBJ is indexed/abstracted in:
Web of Science Indexes – Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Records, CAB Abstracts, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), CrossRef, Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD), International Plant Names Index (IPNI), Google Scholar, WorldCat-OCLC, Open Ukrainian Citation Index (OUCI), National Repository Scientific Periodicals of Ukraine (V.I. Vernadskyi National Library of Ukraine).
The digital archives of the UBJ are also available via the V.I. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine and the Scientific Digital Library of Periodicals of the NAS of Ukraine websites.

Since its foundation in 1921, the UBJ has undergone a number of changes of its original, transliterated and parallel titles. Some of the preceding transliterated / parallel titles and their print ISSNs are as follows:
Ukrayins'kyi Botanichnyi Zhurnal / Ukrainian Botanical Review (1921–1929), ISSN 1562-6385;
Zhurnal Bio-Botanichnogo Tsyklu Vseukrayins'koyi Akademiyi Nauk / Journal du Cycle bio-botanique de l'Académie des Sciences d'Ukraine (1931–1933), ISSN 1562-6393;
Zhurnal Instytutu Botaniky Vseukrayins'koyi Akademiyi Nauk / Journal de l'Institut botanique de l'Académie des Sciences d'Ukraine (1934–1936), ISSN 1562-6407;
Zhurnal Instytutu Botaniky Akademiyi Nauk Ukrayins'koyi RSR / Journal de l'Institut botanique de l'Académie des Sciences de la RSS d'Ukraine (1937–1939), ISSN 1562-6415;
Botanichnyi Zhurnal / Journal botanique de l'Académie des Sciences de la RSS d'Ukraine (1940–1955), ISSN 1562-6431;
Ukrayins'kyi Botanichnyi Zhurnal (1956–onward) / Ukrainian Botanical Journal (1993–onward), pISSN 0372-4123, eISSN 2415-8860.

The UBJ current abbreviation: Ukr. Bot. J.

Former UBJ abbreviations: Ukr. Botan. Zhurn., Ukr. Bot. Zh., Ukr. Botan. Journ., Ukrainsk. Botan. Zhurn., Ukrayins’k. Bot. Zhurn., Ukraïnsʹk. Botan. Žurn., etc.