New Forests publishes original papers on fundamental and applied aspects of afforestation and reforestation for an international audience of scientists and practitioners. Articles discuss reproduction of trees and forests originating from seed, seedlings or coppice for resource protection, timber production, and agro-forestry. Coverage includes natural and artificial methods of regeneration and all stand structures from even-aged to uneven-aged. Topics include silviculture, plant physiology, genetics, biotechnology, ecology, economics, protection, and management of all stages of afforestation and reforestation.

The Editor-in-Chief is Douglass F. Jacobs, Purdue University, USA.

  • Covers all aspects of afforestation and reforestation for an international audience of scientists and practitioners
  • Discusses reproduction of trees and forests originating from seed, seedlings or coppice
  • Topics include silviculture, plant physiology, genetics, biotechnology, ecology, economics, protection and more
  • Included in Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences
  • 95% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Douglass F. Jacobs
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2.561 (2021)
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65 days
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119,736 (2021)
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1573-5095
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