8th-13th September 2014 at Nagoya Univ., Japan

Call for Papers: Recent trends in woody root biology —Special issue on “Plant Root”

(Please see below for the Eurasian Journal of Forest Research)
  • We are planning to publish a special issue of the 6th International Symposium on Physiological Processes in Roots of Woody Plants (September 2014, Nagoya, Japan) in “Plant Root” (ISSN: 1881-6754, http://www.plantroot.org/index.htm). Participants of the symposium are encouraged to submit papers to this special issue.
Scope of this Special Issue
  • The subject area of this special issue is “Woody Root”, which includes topics related to sessions of the symposium, “Nutrient uptake and utilization”, “Root development and turnover”, “Below-ground carbon allocation”, “Water acquisition” and “Biological interaction”, and all other fields of woody root biology at any scale from molecular- to ecosystem-levels. We welcome not only original articles, but also reviews and short reports. Research topics that are not presented in the symposium are also welcome.
Deadline for Special Issue
  • 31 October 30 November, 2014
Plant Root
  • “Plant Root” (ISSN: 1881-6754) is a fast track peer-reviewed and open access on-line journal published by Japanese Society for Root Research (JSRR). Publishing charges are free for academic articles of any categories (review, original article or short report). The “Plant Root” is indexed by CABI, Chemical Abstracts (CAS), EBSCO, EMBiology and Scopus, and also participates in CrossRef. Please see the journal website for more detailed information.

    Journal website: http://www.plantroot.org/index.htm
Instructions for Authors
  • Papers submitted to this special issue will undergo normal journal reviewing process. Please follow “Instructions for Authors” in the journal website for preparing your manuscript. The manuscript has to be submitted by e-mail to Editor2014@plantroot.org. Please title the e-mail as [submission of manuscript: Recent trends in woody root biology], when submitting your manuscript.

    Instructions for Authors: http://www.plantroot.org/instruction.htm
Editors of this special issue
  • Takuo Hishi (Kyushu University)
  • Masako Dannoura (Kyoto University)
  • Ichirou Karahara (Toyama University)

Call for Papers: Eurasian Journal of Forest Research
  • If you are interested in Eurasian Journal of Forest Research, we will welcome you. This journal is not SCI-journal but is distributed about 220 universities and institutions through the world. This journal is characterized by cheap color pages and welcomed appendix. If you would have interest, please contact with
  • Dr. Fuyuki Satoh (chief editor of EJFR: f-satohfsc.hokudai.ac.jp) or
  • Dr. Takayoshi Koike (tkoikefor.agr.hokudai.ac.jp).
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For more information, please feel free to contact organizers:
  • Yasuhiro Hirano
  • Mizue Ohashi
  • Kyotaro Noguchi
  • email: woodyroot6jsrr.jp (change @ to letter)