Journal of the Japanese Forest Society
This journal is open access on-line journal, published monthly since Vol. 104 No. 6. 
The data used for journal articles can be published on J-STAGE Data and shared.
The journal publishes peer-reviewed contents by Editorial Manager.
Original articles, reviews, and short communications of the journal have English-language bibliographic information, including titles, abstracts, and keywords.
The Creative Commons license set for manuscripts published after Volume 103, Issue 3 is CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Aims and Scope

The Journal of the Japanese Forest Society has been published in Japanese by the Japanese Forest Society since 1919. The journal publishes original research papers, reviews, short communications, and information covering aspects of research and practice about forests and forestry. Membership in the society is a prerequisite for publication in the journal.

The Field of Research
Forest policy and social sciences, Forest management, Forest machinery, Forest roads, Forest operations and technique, Landscape planning and design, Tourism, Forest hydrology, Erosion control, Meteology and hazards, Forest soil science, Site evaluation and classification, Nutrient cycling, Siliviculture, Vegetation dynamics, Production processes, Tree physiology and ecophysiology, Forest genetics and tree breeding, Entomology, Wildlife, Plant pathology, Forest education, the journal publishes one or two special issues per year that focus forests and forestry in Japan.
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Published by The Japanese Forest Society  
905 registered articles
(updated on June 03, 2023)
Online ISSN : 1882-398X
Print ISSN : 1349-8509
ISSN-L : 1349-8509
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Volume 103 (2021) Issue 5 Pages 351-360
Estimation of Tree Height and Volume Based on the Produced Hammering Sound Using Deep Learning Read more
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JJFS Award 2022

Volume 104 (2022) Issue 2 Pages 74-81
Short- and Long-run Effects of Socio-economic Factors on Forest Dynamics in China Read more
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JJFS Award 2022

Volume 102 (2020) Issue 4 Pages 225-231
Criterion for the Need to Weed on Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) Plantations Varies according to Competing Vegetation Types Read more
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JJFS Award 2021

Volume 102 (2020) Issue 1 Pages 24-30
The Origin of the Forest Planning System in Japan Read more
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JJFS Award 2020

Volume 102 (2020) Issue 1 Pages 69-76
The Effect of a Nature Experience Activity with a Forest Experience on Ikiru Chikara (Zest for Living) and Symbiotic Values with Nature on Elementary and Junior-high School Students Living in Fukushima Read more
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JJFS Award 2020

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