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Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

2016 Impact Factor: 1.782 (Rank 17/64 in forestry)

Average time from submission to first decision: 62.5 days*
June 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017

Also published by SAF:
Journal of Forestry
Other SAF Publications

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Volume 51, Number 2, April 2005

Regular Article

Describing Leaf Area Distribution in Loblolly Pine Trees with Johnson's SB Function
pp. 93-101(9)
Authors: Jerez, Mauricio; Dean, Thomas J.; Cao, Quang V.; Roberts, Scott D.


An Evaluation of Spatial Dependency in Juvenile Loblolly Pine Stands Using Stem Diameter
pp. 102-108(7)
Authors: Bullock, Bronson P.; Burkhart, Harold E.


Optimum Juvenile Density, Harvesting, and Stand Structure in Even-Aged Scots Pine Stands
pp. 120-133(14)
Authors: Hyytiäinen, Kari; Tahvonen, Olli; Valsta, Lauri


Screening European Elms for Resistance to Ophiostoma novo-ulmi
pp. 134-141(8)
Authors: Solla, Alejandro; Bohnens, Jürgen; Collin, Eric; Diamandis, Stephanos; Franke, Albrecht; Gil, Luis; Burón, Margarita; Santini, Alberto; Mittempergher, Lorenzo; Pinon, Jean; Broeck, An Vanden


Motivations and Behaviors of New Forest Owners in Virginia
pp. 142-154(13)
Authors: Kendra, Angelina; Hull, R. Bruce


Is There a Single National Lumber Market in the United States?
pp. 155-164(10)
Authors: Yin, Runsheng; Baek, Jungho


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