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New Forests

New Forests

International Journal on the Biology, Biotechnology, and Management of Afforestation and Reforestation

Editor-in-Chief: Douglass F. Jacobs

ISSN: 0169-4286 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-5095 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11056

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Douglass F. Jacobs, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Advisory Board:

Arnulfo Aldrete, Postgrado Forestal, Montecillo, Mexico; 
Neus Aletà
, IRTA, Caldes de Montbui, Spain;
Eduardo Arellano, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Macul Santiago, Chile; 
David Buckley, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA;
Qing-Lai Dang, Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University, ON, Canada;
Bruno Fady
, INRA, Avignon, France;
Arthur Fett-Neto, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Todd Fredericksen, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA, USA;
Emile Gardiner, USDA Forest Service, Stoneville, MS, USA;
Carlos Gonzalez-Benecke, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
Jiqing Gou, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK, USA;
Stephen Grossnickle, NurserytoForest Solutions, North Saanich, BC, Canada;
Diane L. Haase, USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR, USA;
Barbara J. Hawkins, University of Victoria, BC, Canada;
Glenn HoweCollege of Forestry, Oregon State University, USA;
Takefumi Ikeda,  Kyoto Prefectural University, Japan
Guolei Li, Beijing Forestry University, China;
Magnus LöfSwedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden;
Barbara Mariotti, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy;
Andrew Nelson, University of Idaho, Moscow, USA;
Juan Oliet, Technological University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain
Greg O'Neill, British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Vernon, BC, Canada;
Conor O'Reilly, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland;
Jeremiah R. Pinto, USDA Forest Service, Moscow, ID, USA;
Kevin M. Potter, North Carolina State University, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Jaime Puértolas, Lancaster University, UK;
Daniel P. Soto, University of Aysen, Obispo Vielmo 62, Coyhaique, Chile
Ajay Thakur
, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India;
Nelson Thiffault, Ministère des Ressources Naturelles, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada;
Mulualem Tigabu, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden;
Pedro Villar-Salvador, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá, Spain;
G. Geoff Wang, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA;
John C. Weber, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Bamako, Mali;
Shucai Zeng, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China

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    New Forests publishes original papers on the fundamental and applied aspects of afforestation and reforestation for a broad international audience of scientists and practitioners. Journal articles concern the reproduction of trees and forests originating from seed, planted seedlings or coppice for the purposes of resource protection, timber production, and agro-forestry. Natural and artificial methods of regeneration and all stand structures from even-aged to uneven-aged are considered. Topics include general silviculture, plant physiology, genetics, biotechnology, ecology, economics, protection, and management of all stages in the process of afforestation and reforestation.
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