American Journal of Botany

 (Print: ISSN 0002-9122, Electronic: ISSN 1537-2197) is an internationally recognized journal accepting refereed  research papers on all aspects of plant biology, published monthly since 1914. In addition to reports of original  research in all areas of plant science, the Journal contains Rapid Communications, and Special Papers, which include  reviews, critiques and analyses of controversial subjects.

Individual print subscriptions of the Journal are available to members of the Botanical Society of America for a cost in addition to the membership fee. All members receive online access to the full run of the journal as a benefit of membership. Access to the years 1914 to 1998 is hosted through The Scholarly Journal Archive ("JSTOR") and years 1999-2004 through Highwire Press (AJB online). Please see the Benefits of Membership page. It is also available to non members. For this service please contact us at

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