4. Organization and Timetables:
4.1 The 25 volumes of Flora of China will be published
over a period of about 15 years. Preparation of manuscripts and input of plant
data into a database program will take place concurrently.
4.2 It is anticipated that approximately two years will be
needed for editing, revision, and review of the first draft of each volume and
another year for publication. An average of two volumes will be published each