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Acta Botanica Mexicana

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 1877151
Publisher: Instituto de Ecologia
History: 2008-ongoing
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Acta Botanica Mexicana

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Acta Botanica Mexicana da a conocer trabajos originales e inéditos en todas las áreas de la botánica, incluyendo florística, taxonomía, taxones nuevos para la ciencia, ecología, etnobotánica, paleontología, evolución, conservación, etc. Está dirigida a botánicos mexicanos y extranjeros que aporten información en estas áreas del conocimiento, particularmente con plantas nativas del continente americano. Hasta 2018 apareció cuatro veces al año con una periodicidad estricta en la primera semana de enero, abril, julio y octubre; a partir de 2019 se publica de manera continua, sin periodicidad preestablecida, en formato electrónico y de forma gratuita. Acta Botanica Mexicana es una publicación financiada por el Instituto de Ecología, A.C. y es editada en el Centro Regional del Bajío de esta institución. Se publica únicamente en formato digital y no tiene ningún costo.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Acta Botanica Mexicana

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 0.485
  • 2018 Impact Factor 0.661
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.396
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.603
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.389
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.636
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.705
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.346
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.229
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.136
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.250
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.