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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 5, October 2005

Regular Article

An Alternative Incentive Structure for Wildfire Management on National Forest Land
pp. 387-395(9)
Authors: Donovan, Geoffrey H.; Brown, Thomas C.

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Confirmation of Oak Recruitment Failure in Indiana Old-Growth Forest: 75 Years of Data
pp. 406-416(11)
Authors: Aldrich, Preston R.; Parker, George R.; Romero-Severson, Jeanne; Michler, Charles H.

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Mixed Conifer Forest Duff Consumption during Prescribed Fires: Tree Crown Impacts
pp. 417-424(8)
Authors: Hille, Marco G.; Stephens, Scott L.

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Analyzing the Spread of Beech Canker
pp. 438-448(11)
Authors: Augustin, Nicole H.; Kublin, Edgar; Metzler, Berthold; Meierjohann, Elsa; von Wühlisch, Georg

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Variation in Wood Density and Shrinkage and Their Relationship to Growth of Selected Young Poplar Hybrid Crosses
pp. 472-482(11)
Authors: Pliura, Alfas; Yu, Qibin; Zhang, S. Y.; MacKay, John; Périnet, Pierre; Bousquet, Jean

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Forecasting Germany's Printing and Writing Paper Imports
pp. 483-497(15)
Authors: Hetemäki, Lauri; Mikkola, Jarmo

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Acacia mangium, a Nurse Tree Candidate for Reforestation on Degraded Sandy Soils in the Malay Peninsula
pp. 498-510(13)
Authors: Norisada, M.; Hitsuma, G.; Kuroda, K.; Yamanoshita, T.; Masumori, M.; Tange, T.; Yagi, H.; Nuyim, T.; Sasaki, S.; Kojima, K.

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BOOK REVIEW

BOOK REVIEW: Modern Biogeochemistry
pp. 511-512(2)
Author: Chang, Scott

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Correction

Correction
pp. 512-512(1)

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