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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.

2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
Ranking: 16 of 66 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 53, Number 5, October 2007

Research article

Parameter Estimation of Base-Age Invariant Site Index Models: Which Data Structure to Use?
pp. 541-551(11)
Authors: Wang, Mingliang; Borders, Bruce; Zhao, Dehai


Rooting of Leafy Stem Cuttings of Baillonella toxisperma
pp. 571-579(9)
Authors: Ngo Mpeck, Marie; Atangana, Alain


Ice Damage in Loblolly Pine: Understanding the Factors That Influence Susceptibility
pp. 580-589(10)
Authors: Aubrey, Doug P.; Coleman, Mark D.; Coyle, David R.


An Alternative to Traditional Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Discretely Measured Continuous Data
pp. 590-599(10)
Authors: Randolph, KaDonna C.; Seaver, Bill


Biomass Removal, Soil Compaction, and Vegetation Control Effects on Five-Year Growth of Douglas-fir in Coastal Washington
pp. 600-610(11)
Authors: Ares, Adrian; Terry, Thomas; Harrington, Constance; Devine, Warren; Peter, David; Bailey, John


Scaling Taper Relationships from Miniature-Scale to Operational-Scale Stands of Loblolly Pine
pp. 611-617(7)
Authors: Sharma, Mahadev; Burkhart, Harold E.; Amateis, Ralph L.


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