, Volume 56, Issue 2, pp 1–6 | Cite as

Zdeněk Šesták and Photosynthetica, a tribute

  • H. K. Lichtenthaler


On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the international journal Photosynthetica in 2017 we briefly report on the establishment of this journal and on Dr. Zdeněk Šesták, the renowned researcher of photosynthesis processes who, in cooperation with the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, founded this essential science journal in Prague in 1967.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Plant Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)University DivisionKarlsruheGermany

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