Forests

Forests is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on forestry and forest ecology published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, GEOBASE, PubAg, AGRIS, PaperChem, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Forestry) / CiteScore - Q1 (Forestry)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 16.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Testimonials: See what our editors and authors say about Forests.
Impact Factor: 2.4 (2023); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.7 (2023)
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Topic in Drones, Forests, Land, Remote Sensing, Sustainability
Individual Tree Detection (ITD) and Its Applications Topic Editors: Ana Paula Dalla Corte, Midhun (Mikey) Mohan, Meshal M. Abdullah, Ewane Basil Ewane, Ana Novo
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Agronomy, Diversity, Forests, IJPB, Plants
Plant Invasion Topic Editors: Bruce Osborne, Panayiotis G. Dimitrakopoulos
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Forests, Remote Sensing, Sustainability
Challenges, Development and Frontiers of Smart Agriculture and Forestry—2nd Volume Topic Editors: Xiaoli Zhang, Dengsheng Lu, Xiujuan Chai, Guijun Yang, Langning Huo
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Topic in Forests, Land, Remote Sensing, Sustainability, Water
Spatial Patterns of Disaster Risk Assessment via Remote Sensing Topic Editors: Aqil Tariq, Leila Hashemi Beni
Deadline: 20 September 2024
Special Issue in Forests
Global Change, Forest Declines and Ecological Restoration Guest Editors: Petros Ganatsas, Marianthi Tsakaldimi
Deadline: 21 June 2024
Special Issue in Forests
Forest Pathology and Entomology—Series II Guest Editors: Salvatore Moricca, Tiziana Panzavolta
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Forests
Synergies and Trade-Offs between Nature Conservation and Climate Mitigation in European Beech Forests Guest Editors: Thomas Dirnböck, Robert Jandl, Hanns Kirchmeir
Deadline: 19 July 2024
Special Issue in Forests
Fungal Dynamics and Diversity in Forests Guest Editors: Douglas Godbold, Burenjargal Otgonsuren
Deadline: 25 July 2024
Topical Collection in Forests
Forests Carbon Fluxes and Sequestration Collection Editor: Mark Harmon
Topical Collection in Forests
Sustainable Forest Management: Past, Present, Future Collection Editor: Heli Peltola
Topical Collection in Forests
Reviews and Meta-Analyses in Forest Meteorology and Climate Change Collection Editors: Giacomo Alessandro Gerosa, Riccardo Marzuoli
Topical Collection in Forests
Forest Sustainable Management in Europe Collection Editor: Ignacio Diaz-Maroto
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