The Bioelectromagnetics Society announces its selection of the 2013 Most Influential Bioelectromagnetics Journal Paper by Citation Award from among the primary research articles published between January 2008 and December 2012. It will be awarded to Ananta Vashisth and Shantha Nagarajan for their paper on “Exposure of seeds to static magnetic field enhances germination and early growth characteristics in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.).” Dr. Vashisth is with the Division of Agricultural Physics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India and Dr. Nagarajan is with the Nuclear Research Laboratory, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India. The paper was published in Bioelectromagnetics Volume 29, Issue 7, pages 571–578, in October 2008 [Vashisth and Nagarajan, 2008].
In addition to a certificate to each of the authors, the award, including a monetary prize, will be presented to the authors in June 2014 during the Annual Meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society, to be held at Cape Town, South Africa.
The Most Influential Bioelectromagnetics Journal Paper by Citation Award was established by the Bioelectromagnetics Society in 2007 to recognize scholarly contributions to the scientific community, and to acknowledge and foster ongoing excellence in scientific discovery and achievement in its field.
James C. Lin