About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Bangladesh in situated on the north of Bay of Bengal. Climatically it is a humid subtropical country. Most of the land is deltaic plain of two great rivers, the Ganges and the Bhrammaputra and it tributaries. The country has rich diversity of plants. Main crops cultivated are Rice, Jute, Wheat, Maize, Sugarcane, Mustard and different kinds of Lentils. There are a good number of Public and Private Universities and Plant Research Establishments.

Bangladesh Journal of Botany is the official organ of the Bangladesh Botanical Society established in 1972. Since 1972 Bangladesh Journal of Botany is being published regularly. Two issues of the Journal are published, one in June and another in December.

Scientific papers (Full paper and short communication) on any field of Plant Sciences from anywhere in the World are considered for publication in Bangladesh Journal of Botany.

Publication Frequency

Each volume of the journal comprises four issues, published in March, June, September and December every year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Indexing Information

Bangladesh Journal of Botany is included on

Science Citation Index Expanded
Current Contents - Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
Zoological Record
BIOSIS Previews

Price of the Journal

SAARC Countries
Each Issue US$30.00 + 5.00 (Postage)
Each Volume (4 issues) US$120.00 + 10.00 (Postage)

Other Countries
Each Issue US$30.00 + 8.00 (Postage
Each Volume US$120.00 + 16.00 (Postage)

In Bangladesh, Tk. 250.00 for one issue and Tk. 1000.00 for each volume.


All authors must be members of the Bangladesh Botanical Society at the time of submitting their papers. Annual membership subscription of a local author is BDT 750.00. For foreign authors, for a single-author manuscript 50 US$ fixed and for multi-author manuscript 30 US$ per author. Life membership subscription of a local author is BDT 5000.00, while for a foreign author it is US$ 250.00. Contributors are given 5 copies of reprints free of cost. For additional reprints the author(s) will be billed at cost price and for this they must inform the Chief Editor in writing, after the paper is accepted for publication. The Society will bear the cost of up to six printed pages of the journal including plates, Figs, etc. The author(s) will have to bear the cost for extra printed pages (if any). For multicolour printing, the author should request the Chief Editor after the paper is accepted for publication and the author(s) will have to pay the extra cost.

Payment should be made following an invoice/a demand slip issued by the General Secretary/Chief Editor addressing the Author for correspondence/ Institute concerned, via bank account or via Western Union favoring the Savings Bank account of the "Bangladesh Botanical Society", Dhaka, Bangladesh. Payment could also be made directly at the office of the Bangladesh Botanical Society, c/o, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh in local currency on a printed Money Receipt as approved and issued by the Bangladesh


    Bangladesh Botanical Society

Sources of Support

The Society gratefully acknowledges the financial support received from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the University of Dhaka towards the publication of this Journal.