New Zealand Journal of Botany Award
Congratulations to Jessie Prebble on receiving the 2013 New Zealand Journal of Botany Prize.
The 2013 New Zealand Journal of Botany prize for an author whose published paper has, in the opinion of the editorial board, made an outstanding contribution to southern hemisphere botany was recently awarded to Jessica Prebble for her paper:
- Phylogenetic relationships and species delimitation of New Zealand bluebells (Wahlenbergia, Campanulaceae) based on analyses of AFLP data.
The judging panel felt that this paper represents an especially important addition to our knowledge of the New Zealand flora. Jessie and her co-workers used contemporary technology to resolve long-standing taxonomic problems in a difficult plant group.
- Chris Lusk, University of Waikato, New Zealand
- Julie Barcelona, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Julian Eaton-Rye, University of Otago, New Zealand
- Stephen Hartley, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- Julian Heyes, Massey University, New Zealand
- Eric McKenzie, Landcare Research, New Zealand
- Brian Murray, University of Auckland, New Zealand
- Pieter Pelser, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Leon Perrie, Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand
Aims: There is growing worldwide interest in the flora of the austral region. The New Zealand Journal of Botany plays an important role in disseminating field-based, experimental, and theoretical research to researchers on all aspects of the botany, mycology, and phycology of the region.
Scope of submissions: The New Zealand Journal of Botany publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. We welcome submissions on all aspects of the botany, mycology, and phycology of the South Pacific, Australia, South America, and southern Africa. The journal’s subject matter encompasses biosystematics and biogeography, ecology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, reproductive biology, structure and development, taxonomy, ethnobotany, palaeobotany, bryology, lichenology, mycology, plant pathology, and phycology.
Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal and Contact the Publishing team to discuss whether a planned submission is appropriate.
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