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Analysis of Genetic Variability of Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra Arnold) in Serbia Using Protein Markers

Aleksandar Lučić 1*, Vasilije Isajev 2,  Ljubinko Rakonjac 1, Vladan Popović 1, Radovan Nevenić 1, Tatjana Ćirković-Mitrović 1, Ljiljana Brašanac-Bosanac 1

1 Institute of Forestry, Kneza Viseslava 3, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
2 University of Belgrade, Faculty of Forestry, Kneza Viseslava 1, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

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THIS PAPER HAS BEEN RETRACTED: LUČIĆ A, ISAJEV V, RAKONJAC LJ, POPOVIĆ V, NEVENIĆ R, ĆIRKOVIĆ-MITROVIĆ T, BRAŠANAC-BOSANAC LJ 2012 Analysis of Genetic Variability of Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra Arnold) in Serbia Using Protein Markers. South-east Eur for 3 (1): 3-10. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15177/seefor.12-01  

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Retraction: The following paper from South-east European forestry, 'Analysis of Genetic Variability of Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra Arnold) in Serbia Using Protein Markers by Aleksandar Lučić, Vasilije Isajev,  Ljubinko Rakonjac , Vladan Popović, Radovan Nevenić, Tatjana Ćirković-Mitrović, Ljiljana Brašanac-Bosanac, published in Volume 3 No 1 (June 2012), has been retracted by agreement between the authors and the journal Editors. The paper has been retracted due to significant overlapping with the following paper 'Genetic characterisation of genotypes of Austrian pine (Pinus nigra Arnold) populations using protein markers' by Aleksandar Lučić, Ana Nikolić, Snežana Mladenović Drinić, Vasilije Isajev, Vera Lavadinović published in Genetika, Volume 40, No 2, pages 157-168, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2298/GENSR0802157L (2008).

Authors pointed out that there was no intent for 'self-plagiarism', but that there was an apparent failure in communication between the co-authors on both papers which caused the papers to be overlapped.

Editors of  South-east European forestry and authors of the retracted paper apologize to the readers of the journal for not detecting this omission during the publishing process. We thank Dr Paulo Baptista for bringing this to our attention.


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