Aims & Scope


Open Journal of Forestry (OJF) is an openly accessible journal published quarterly. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote,share,and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of forestry.

All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:

  • · Carbon and Biomass Assessment
  • · Cultivation of Economic Plants
  • · Economic Management of Forest Resources
  • · Forest Botany
  • · Forest Ecology
  • · Forest Entomology
  • · Forest Environmentology
  • · Forest Fire/Wildfire
  • · Forest Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • · Forest Management Science
  • · Forest Operation
  • · Forest Pathology
  • · Forest Pest Control
  • · Forest Policy Analysis
  • · Forest Protection
  • · Forest Resource Statistics
  • · Forestry Economics and Management
  • · Forestry Projects
  • · Gardening
  • · Human Dimensions of Forestry
  • · Land Resource Science
  • · Plant Nutrition
  • · Plant Physiology
  • · Silviculture
  • · Soil Fertilizer Science
  • · Urban Forestry
  • · Wildlife Conservation and Management

  • We are also interested in:

    1) Short reports—2-5 page papers where an author can present either preliminary data or an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper;

    2) Book Reviews – Comments and critiques.