Journal of Forest Science

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

Aims & 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.

New Editor-in-Chief welcome on board!

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Ing. Vilém Podrázský, CSc. has accepted our invitation to serve as an Editor-in-chief of the journal starting January 2020. 
Prof. Podrázský specialises in silviculture, introduced species, forest soil science, humus forms and forest ecology. Prof. Podrázský is currently the Deputy Chairman of the CAAS Board, the Chairman of the Department of Forestry of the CAAS.  Prof. Podrázský is head of the Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Management, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic.
The journal would like to thank doc. Slodičák, for outstanding work for the journal. Doc. Slodičák has skillfully edited the journal from 2011 through 2019.


We are pleased to announce, that the Journal of Forest Science joined the Emerging Sources Citation Index of the Web of Science (August 2019)!

The recent issues articles are now available in the Core Collection of the Web of Science.


Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences changes to double-blind reviewing

The Publishing Board of the CAAS is pleased to announce its movement to a double-blind review proces.


Current issue

Original Paper

Germinative capacity and energy of critically endangered Ojców birch (Betula oycoviensis Besser) in the Czech Republic

Josef Gallo, Zdeněk Vacek, Martin Baláš, Stanislav Vacek
J. For. Sci., 66 (2020): 227-235abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Induction of tolerance by chlorocholine chloride in Sequoia sempervirens seedlings under natural cooling and drought

Shuming Ju
J. For. Sci., 66 (2020): 236-243abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Morphological and molecular identification of ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with Persian oak (Quercus brantii Lindl.) tree

Behnaz Yousefshahi, Masoud Bazgir, Samad Jamali, Fatemeh Valizadeh Kakhki
J. For. Sci., 66 (2020): 244-251abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Green space trends in small towns of Kyiv region according to EOS Land Viewer – a case study

Vasyl Yukhnovskyiorcid , Olga Zibtsevaorcid
J. For. Sci., 66 (2020): 252-263abstractdownload PDF

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