This journal publishes in-depth review articles covering the most significant developments in the broad field of forestry. Presented in the form of clear, insightful and balanced contributions by acknowledged experts, the coverage spans the world of forestry, encompassing physiological processes, tree genetics, forest management, remote sensing and wood structure and function and more.

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  • We are the highest ranking journal in the Forestry category, with a wide visibility and readership, and an Impact Factor of 4.972.
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4.972 (2019)
Impact factor
5.115 (2019)
Five year impact factor
54 days
Submission to first decision
119 days
Submission to acceptance
114,129 (2020)

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