COST Action FA1406 (2015-2019)

Special Issue in Botanica marina


Time Schedule:

Before submission authors should carefully read the journal’s Author Guidelines. To have a paper considered for publication in this special issue, please submit a tentative title and abstract (maximum length of 250 words) no later than February 29th, 2016.

Manuscript submission deadline: June 30th, 2016

The Special Issue is open to all contributors in the field of macroalgal growth, development and reproduction.

It will cover all topics included in the Phycomorph COST project, i.e.: (i) fertility induction, (ii) reproduction and initiation of new generations, (iii) towards adult growth, as well as (iv) the development of novel technical tools.

Both fundamental and applied science papers are especially welcome. We encourage you to submit your research about macroalgal growth, development and morphogenesis as full-length contributions or short communications; (mini) reviews are also very welcome.

Managing Guest Editors:


Thomas Wichard (

Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
07743 Jena


Christos Katsaros (

University of Athens
Faculty of Biology                                                  
Department of Botany
Athens 157 84