How to publish your work in New Phytologist

In two short videos, New Phytologist Editor-in-Chief Prof Alistair Hetherington provides a step by step guide for early career researchers, intending to publish their work in New Phytologist. "One of my top tips would be: get the author list decided very early on." Alistair talks through the process of working out whether research is within the scope of the journal, deciding ...
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Welcome to new Editor Belinda Medlyn

We are very pleased to welcome Prof Belinda Medlyn to the New Phytologist Editorial Board. Belinda is a Professor in Ecosystem Modelling at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University, Australia. Her research focuses on how plants respond to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate change. Belinda works at the interface between experim...
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Meet our Editors!

"Pursue questions that really interest you, do things that you like to do - I think that that's the best advice - because if you can maintain that enthusiasm, if you really maintain the joy in what you're doing in science, that will transmit itself into a successful career." – Amy Austin This week we've been highlighting five members of the New Phytologist Editorial Board in a...
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Growing strong: New Phytologist in 2016

2016 was a busy year for New Phytologist! The New Phytologist Trust reinvests all revenues from journal subscriptions in supporting plant science, via a variety of means. Here’s a brief round-up of the year’s highlights: Workshops and symposia In January, the 16th New Phytologist Workshop, ‘Dark diversity of co-occurring arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and host plants’, was held...
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With a little help from my fungus

If you need help defending your tomato plants from pests, enlisting the help of a fungus might not be at the top of your list. But a recent study, published in New Phytologist, has shown that a fungus could actually be an unlikely ally in the greenhouse. Similar to the beneficial microbes that inhabit the human gut, plants can play host to a range of microbes, some of which ...
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Pampered inside, pestered outside?

I recently spoke to Hendrik Poorter, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, Jülich Forschungszentrum, about his Tansley review: Pampered inside, pestered outside? Differences and similarities between plants growing in controlled conditions and in the field. Read on for Hendrik's experiences of being a plant scientist, his take on what makes plants grown ind...
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Interview with Laura Lagomarsino, winner of the Ernst Mayr award at Evolution 2016

During Evolution 2016, I spoke to Laura Lagomarsino, New Phytologist author and one of the winners of the Ernst Mayr Award. Awarded each year by the Society of Systematic Biologists, the Ernst Mayr Award celebrates the quality and creativity of the research conducted by a PhD student in the field of systematic biology. Read more about Laura's research career and the Ernst Mayr ...
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