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Botanica Serbicaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Serbia
Media Ranking in Serbia

Subject Area and Category


University of Belgrade

University of Belgrade in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



18212158, 18212638





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Botanica Serbica publishes original research papers on all aspects of plant, fungal and microbial biology research including the disciplines of microbiology, mycology, lichenology, bryology, flora, vegetation, biogeography, systematics, taxonomy, plant biotechnology, plant cell biology, plant ecology, environmental plant biology, forestry, genomics, horticulture, limnology, metabolomics, molecular biology, proteomics, virology, plant conservation and protection, and wildlife and ecosystem management. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Plant Science2014Q4
Plant Science2015Q4
Plant Science2016Q3
Plant Science2017Q3
Plant Science2018Q4
Plant Science2019Q3
Plant Science2020Q4
Plant Science2021Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.727
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.587
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.565
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.660
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.713
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.727
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.646
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.547
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.645
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.569
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.411
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.460
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.612
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20193
Self Cites20207
Self Cites20217
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20147
Total Cites201532
Total Cites201642
Total Cites201751
Total Cites201838
Total Cites201948
Total Cites202041
Total Cites202149
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20130
External Cites per document20140.286
External Cites per document20150.721
External Cites per document20160.574
External Cites per document20170.560
External Cites per document20180.474
External Cites per document20190.592
External Cites per document20200.486
External Cites per document20210.575
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.333
Cites per document20150.727
Cites per document20160.583
Cites per document20170.646
Cites per document20180.469
Cites per document20190.600
Cites per document20200.547
Cites per document20210.645
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20194
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20213
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201421
Citable documents201543
Citable documents201668
Citable documents201775
Citable documents201876
Citable documents201976
Citable documents202070
Citable documents202173
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents201415
Uncited documents201529
Uncited documents201645
Uncited documents201754
Uncited documents201856
Uncited documents201944
Uncited documents202049
Uncited documents202142
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20146
Cited documents201515
Cited documents201627
Cited documents201725
Cited documents201825
Cited documents201936
Cited documents202026
Cited documents202134
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