"Bridges the gap between pure and applied botany by publishing interdisciplinary work on the rich relationship that exists between plants and people, including the past, present, and potential uses of plants."
"Open Access journal of the German Society for Quality Research on Plant Foods and the Section Applied Botany of the German Botanical Society. It provides a platform for scientists to disseminate recent results of applied plant research in plant physiology and plant ecology, plant biotechnology, plant breeding and cultivation, phytomedicine, plant nutrition, plant stress and resistance, plant microbiology, plant analysis (including -omics techniques), and plant food chemistry. The articles have a clear focus on botanical and plant quality aspects and contain new and innovative information based on state-of-the-art methodologies."
"interdisciplinary studies on the inextricable relationships between human cultures and the environment, ie. on traditional/local/folk ecological, nutritional, and medical knowledge. In addition, the journal covers the relevance of these subjects for environmental and public health/nutritional policies, especially in developing and emerging countries."
"covering research work results and review articles dealing with issues related to progress in the field of herbal substances and natural products, reports from conferences, meetings, symposium, congress, as well as reviews of books and journals and reviews of various publications on medicinal plants."
" intercultural contemporary approach to the knowledge about world-wide usage of complementary medicine and their empirical and evidence-based effects." Now named "Journal of Complementary Medicine Research".
"the detailed and documentary analysis of special sites anywhere in the world, with a focus upon the dialogue between design and reception. The journal seeks to situate specific analysis in the larger cultural context that includes social and cultural history, geography, aesthetics, technology (including horticulture) and conservation. "
Provides access to journals in African-American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, Statistics. It is a digitized archive of the backfiles of selected scholarly journals. Full text available.
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