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Special Issues: Plant

Choose your Special Issue

Which of these special issues will help you to demonstrate how your research contributes to the global policy priorities represented by the European Commission’s Horizon Missions and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?

Click on the options below to help you to decide on the best place to make your impact.

Special Issue

Applied Phycology
For research which addresses:

  • Seaweed resources
  • Macroalgal and microalgal aquaculture
  • Integrated aquaculture
  • Applied taxonomy
  • Applied genomics
  • Applied ecology, environmental change and conservation
  • Biofuels
  • Bioactives
  • Bioprospecting
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental and societal impact of industrialisation of algal production
  • LCA (life cycle analysis) and TEA (techno economic analysis) of sustainable energy routes
Special Issue

Arboricultural Journal
For research which addresses:

  • Arboriculture and tree care, forestry and horticulture
  • Arboricultural professional practice and related matters
  • The urban forest and urban forestry
  • Tree and woodland ecology, history and related issues
  • Ancient and veteran trees and their management
  • Landscape design and evaluation
  • Tree and forest economics and assessment methodologies
  • Issues of relevant legal and litigation practice
  • Issues of biofuel, green infrastructure, and urban greenspace
Special Issue

Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
For research which addresses:

  • The rhizosphere
  • Nutrition dynamics
  • Plant-microbial interactions
  • Mobilization of nutrition by root exudates
  • Plant functions under environmental stresses
  • Plant responses on excessive or insufficient minerals
  • Plant-microbial interactions
  • Substance dynamics in the rhizosphere
  • Nutrient dynamics and interactions between plants and soils
Special Issue

Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
For research which addresses:

  • Soil C and N Dynamics
  • Land Use Change
  • Land Use Management
  • Climate Change Mitigation
Special Issue

Big Earth Data
For research which addresses:

  • Reviews of past and ongoing research work on big Earth data for SDGs
  • Case studies on big Earth data supporting SDG indicators
  • Comprehensive evaluation research on SDG indicators
  • Innovative datasets and techniques contributing to the implementations of the SDGs
  • Policy research on SDGs from perspectives of relevant governmental departments and international or regional organizations
Special Issue

Agriculture, Food and Nutrition
This gateway aims to provide researchers, policymakers and practitioners with a space to disseminate work related to all areas of agriculture, food and nutrition.

The gateway facilitates the rapid and transparent sharing of agriculture, food and nutrition research by providing fast, open publication alongside access to underlying data.

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Discover All Life

Submit your research to the Plant section of All Life, a broad-scope open access journal publishing all scientifically valid research addressing UNSDGs.
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SDG Editorials

A collection of editorials from across Earth & Environmental Sciences demonstrating the value of academic research in addressing global change.
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SDG Call for Papers

How will your research support global sustainability? Submit to our series of Special Issues in Earth & Environmental Sciences addressing the UNSDGs.
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