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Forestry Studies

Metsanduslikud Uurimused; The Journal of Estonian University of Life Sciences
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Forestry Studies | Metsanduslikud Uurimused is a peer-reviewed journal managed by the Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Estonian University of Life Sciences. The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, technical reports and short communications. Papers are published in English or Estonian with English summary. Authors whose mother tongue is not English are strongly urged to have their manuscripts reviewed linguistically before submission. Submission of an article is understood to imply that the article is original and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts generally should not exceed 25 one-sided 1.5-spaced printed pages, including tables, illustrations, references and abstract. Reviews must not exceed 20 pages, technical reports 5 pages. The authors should aim to submit their work as concisely as possible and longer papers will be accepted under exceptional circumstances. Suitable manuscripts are considered by at least two independent referees before acceptance.

Why subscribe and read

  • the journal publishes research papers on all aspects of forestry (silviculture, dendrology, tree physiology and genetics, forest products, forest operation and techniques, forest economics and policy, etc.), and also close subjects (environmental protection, ecology, botany, zoology, entomology, pathology, soil science, etc.),
  • the journal is published twice a year in paper and electronic versions,
  • peer reviewed journal by experts from Europe and US,
  • publishing history since 1939.

Why submit

  • submissions accepted in a wide range of categories: original research articles, reviews, technical reports and short communications,
  • rapid review (by two independent referees) and fast editing process,
  • coverage by major abstracting and indexing services,
  • publishing without charge,
  • accessibility through MetaPress platform.


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Publication timeframe:
2 times per year
Journal Subjects:
Life Sciences, Plant Science, Ecology, other