The Journal of Forestry Research offers articles dealing with all aspects of forestry. It is primarily a medium for reporting original theoretical and experimental research, as well as technical reviews. Approximately 75 per cent of the papers published in the journal are by international researchers; the balance is contributed by Chinese scientists. The authorship covers more than 60 countries. The Journal of Forestry Research is operated by an international editing group which is composed of 41 associate editors from 16 countries, 4 language editors, and 4 full-time publication editors. It has earned a reputation as an important international academic journal.

  • Deals with all aspects of forestry
  • Offers original research, both theoretical and experimental
  • Also publishes technical reviews

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  • Bin Li
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1.689 (2019)
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1.475 (2019)
Five year impact factor
142,739 (2019)

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  4. CAB Abstracts
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  7. Chinese Science Citation Database
  8. EMBiology
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  17. SCImago
  18. SCOPUS
  19. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  20. UGC-CARE List (India)
  21. Zoological Record
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