Medicinal Plant Conservation - the MPSG Newsletter

Call for contributions

Medicinal Plant Conservation volume 16

We invite contributions to volume 16 of Medicinal Plant Conservation - a peer-reviewed publication that will be published in the spring of 2013. Please submit your contribution to by September 15, 2012.

Contributions are traditionally divided into two categories (other items may also be relevant, please consult the editor):

  • Regional file - focusing on different aspects of medicinal plant conservation with a geographical focus. For example, presentation and/or discussion of national conservation priorities, experiences with management, trade, cultivation or use. 1,500 - 3,500 words.
  • Taxon file - focusing on different aspects relevant to conservation of a single medicinal plant taxon (or a few taxa). 1,500 - 3,500 words.
  • Notices of publication - Relevant publications from 2012 - or previous material that has not been reported by MPC.

Please submit contributions as word processing files with tables, graphs and photographs separately. Newsletter edition will be undertaken by Helle O. Larsen, University of Copenhagen, with support from DANIDA.

If you have questions in relation to the preparation of a contribution  please feel free to contact Helle at the above mentioned email.

Previously published volumes can be downloaded from below.


Recent volumes


VOLUME 15 (MAY 2012) MPC 14
Medicinal Plant Conservation, volume 12 (1 November 2006)

Previously published volumes

Volumes 1-13

Between 1995 and 2007, Medicinal Plant Conservation (ISSN 1430-95X) was edited by Uwe Schippmann with assistance from Natalie Hofbauer, and published by Bundesamt für Naturschutz (BfN), the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation in Bonn, Germany. MPSG is grateful to BfN for this support.

Volume 13 (1 December 2007) Volume 12 (1 November 2006) Volume 11 (1 August 2005) Volume 9/10 (1 August 2004) Volume 8 (1 June 2002) Volume 7 (1 August 2001) Volume 6 (1 June 2000) Volume 5 (1 March 1999) VOLUME 4 (15 DECEMBER 1997) VOLUME 3 (28 February 1997) VOLUME 2 (30 APRIL 1996) VOLUME 1 (30 April 1995)