Wood Science and Technology publishes original scientific research results and review papers covering the entire field of wood material science, wood components and wood based products. Subjects are wood biology and wood quality, wood physics and physical technologies, wood chemistry and chemical technologies. Latest advances in areas such as cell wall and wood formation; structural and chemical composition of wood and wood composites and their property relations; physical, mechanical and chemical characterization and relevant methodological developments, and microbiological degradation of wood and wood based products are reported. Topics related to wood technology include machining, gluing, and finishing, composite technology, wood modification, wood mechanics, creep and rheology, and the conversion of wood into pulp and biorefinery products.

  • Spans the entire field of wood and pulp
  • Coverage includes the composition of wood, wood products technology and pulp processing
  • 90% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Klaus Richter,
  • Jan-Willem van de Kuilen
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2.506 (2020)
Impact factor
2.810 (2020)
Five year impact factor
62 days
Submission to first decision
209 days
Submission to acceptance
132,257 (2020)
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