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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 54, Number 6, October 2008

Research article

An Estimator of Prediction Error Variance for Projection Equations
pp. 569-578(10)
Authors: Ni, Chengcai; Zhang, Lianjun

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Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica), an Alien Invasive Grass, Reduces Survival and Productivity of an Establishing Pine Forest
pp. 579-587(9)
Authors: Daneshgar, Pedram; Jose, Shibu; Collins, Alexandra; Ramsey, Craig

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Estimation of Genetic-Gain Multipliers for Modeling Douglas-Fir Height and Diameter Growth
pp. 588-596(9)
Authors: Gould, Peter; Johnson, Randy; Marshall, David; Johnson, Greg

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Regression Estimation Following the Square-Root Transformation of the Response
pp. 597-606(10)
Authors: Gregoire, Timothy G.; Lin, Qi Feng; Boudreau, Johnathan; Nelson, Ross

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Assessing the Relative Importance of Tangible and Intangible Resources: Empirical Results from the Forest Industry
pp. 607-616(10)
Authors: Lähtinen, Katja; Haara, Arto; Leskinen, Pekka; Toppinen, Anne

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Base–Age Invariant Site Index Models from a Generalized Algebraic Parameter Prediction Approach
pp. 625-632(8)
Authors: Wang, Mingliang; Rennolls, Keith; Borders, Bruce E.

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Crown Recession Patterns in Three Conifer Species of the Northern Rocky Mountains
pp. 633-646(14)
Authors: Garber, Sean M.; Monserud, Robert A.; Maguire, Douglas A.

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Regional Applicability of Forest Height and Aboveground Biomass Models for the Geoscience Laser Altimeter System
pp. 647-657(11)
Authors: Pflugmacher, Dirk; Cohen, Warren; Kennedy, Robert; Lefsky, Michael

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