Journal of Forest Science (JFS)

ISSN 1212-4834 (Print)
ISSN 1805-935X (On-line)

  • An international peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences and financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic. Published since 1955 (by 1999 under the title Lesnictví-Forestry)
  • Editor-in-Chief: Doc. RNDr. Marian Slodičák, CSc.
  • Co-editors: Prof. Ing. Emanuel Kula, CSc., Ing. František Šach, CSc.
  • Executive Editor: Mgr. Petra Kolářová
  • The journal is published monthly
  • Publication in the JFS is free of charge


Thematic scope

Original results of basic and applied research from all fields of forestry related to European forest ecosystems and their functions including those in the landscape and wood production chain are published in original scientific papers, short communications and review articles. Papers are published in English.


Current issue

Original Paper

Innovative approaches in forest management – the application of a business model to designing a small-scale forestry strategy

Richard Pek, Marcel Riedl, Vilém Jarský
J. For. Sci., 63 (2017): 393-400abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Evaluation of survival and growth of Picea abies (L.) H. Karst. and Picea obovata Ledeb. provenances in the north of Russia

Elena N. Nakvasina, Nadezhda A. Demina, Nadezhda A. Prozherina
J. For. Sci., 63 (2017): 401-407abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effects of nanoparticle treatments on propagation of Prunus mahaleb L. by seed

Gholam Reza Goodarzi, Vahide Payam Noor, Fatemeh Ahmadloo
J. For. Sci., 63 (2017): 408-416abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effects of gibberellic acid and storage temperature on the germination of hawthorn seeds

Fatemeh Ahmadloo, Masoud Tabari Kouchaksaraei, Gholam Reza Goodarzi, Azadeh Salehi
J. For. Sci., 63 (2017): 417-424abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Modelling and mapping of soil damage caused by harvesting in Caspian forests (Iran) using CART and RF data mining techniques

Saeid Shabani
J. For. Sci., 63 (2017): 425-432abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Estimation of diameter at breast height from mobile laser scanning data collected under a heavy forest canopy

Juraj Čerňava, Ján Tuček, Milan Koreň, Martin Mokroš
J. For. Sci., 63 (2017): 433-441abstractdownload PDF

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