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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 56, Number 5, 1 October 2010


Evaluating the Financial Performance of Timberland Investments in the United States
pp. 421-428(8)
Authors: Mei, Bin; Clutter, Michael L.


Genetic Variation of Stem Forking in Loblolly Pine
pp. 429-436(8)
Authors: Xiong, Jin S.; Isik, Fikret; McKeand, Steven E.; Whetten, Ross W.


Effects of Planting Density and Seed Source on Loblolly Pine Stands in Southeastern Oklahoma
pp. 437-443(7)
Authors: Will, Rodney; Hennessey, Thomas; Lynch, Thomas; Holeman, Randal; Heinemann, Robert


Adoption of Woodland Management Practices by Private Forest Owners in Virginia
pp. 444-452(9)
Authors: Rasamoelina, Maminiaina S.; Johnson, James E.; Hull, R. Bruce


A New Look at Spread Rates of Exotic Diseases in North American Forests
pp. 453-459(7)
Authors: Evans, Alexander M.; Finkral, Alex J.


Forest Harvesting and Environmental Protection Based on the Goal Programming Approach
pp. 460-472(13)
Authors: Silva, Matias; Weintraub, Andres; Romero, Carlos; De la Maza, Carmen


Ponderosa Pine Characteristics Associated with Attack by the Roundheaded Pine Beetle
pp. 473-483(11)
Authors: Fischer, Melissa J.; Waring, Kristen M.; Hofstetter, Richard W.; Kolb, Thomas E.


The Effects of Irrigation and Fertilization on Specific Gravity of Loblolly Pine
pp. 484-493(10)
Authors: Love-Myers, Kimberly R.; Clark, Alexander; Schimleck, Laurence R.; Dougherty, Phillip M.; Daniels, Richard F.


Evaluation of Parameter Estimation Methods for Fitting Spatial Regression Models
pp. 505-514(10)
Authors: Lu, Junfeng; Zhang, Lianjun


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