Forests — Open Access Journal

Forests (ISSN 1999-4907) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of 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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, GeoBase, Scopus and other databases.
  • CiteScore (2018 Scopus data): 2.32, which equals rank 20/139 (Q1) in the 'Forestry' category.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 19.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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 authors say about Forests.
Impact Factor: 2.116 (2018) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.453 (2018)
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Special Issue in Forests
Ecological Silviculture Based on Natural Models of Forest Development Guest Editors: Brian Palik, Anthony D'Amato
Deadline: 31 May 2020
Special Issue in Forests
Enhancing Forest Productivity, Value, and Health through Silviculture in a Changing World Guest Editors: Nelson Thiffault, Brad Pinno
Deadline: 15 June 2020
Special Issue in Forests
Phytophthora Infestations in Forest Ecosystems Guest Editors: Thomas Jung, Bruno Scanu
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Forests
Forest, Foods and Nutrition Guest Editors: Massimo Lucarini, Alessandra Durazzo, Massimo Zaccardelli, Antonello Santini
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Topical Collection in Forests
Sustainable Forestry Collection Editor: Heli Peltola
Topical Collection in Forests
Forest Sustainable Management in Europe Collection Editor: Ignacio Diaz-Maroto
Topical Collection in Forests
Forests Carbon Fluxes and Sequestration Collection Editor: Mark Harmon
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