Journal of the Japanese Forest Society
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 all aspects of research and practice about forests and forestry. Membership in the society is a prerequisite for publication in the journal.

About Journal of the Japanese Forest Society
The journal is published bimonthly. The embargo period of on-line journal is 2 months.
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 Field of Research
Forest policy and social sciences, Forest management, Forest machinery, Forest roads, Forest operations and technique, Landscape planning and design, 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, Breeding and Biotechnology, Entomology, Wildlife, Plant pathology...Moreover, the journal publishes one or two special issues per year that focus forests and forestry in Japan.
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794 registered articles
(updated on May 07, 2021)
Online ISSN : 1882-398X
Print ISSN : 1349-8509
ISSN-L : 1349-8509
Award papers for the past 5 years
Volume 99 (2017) Issue 6 Pages 226-232
Conditions for Establishing a Combined Heat and Power Station by Using Unutilized Wood Biomass. Read more
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Award paper 2019

Volume 100 (2018) Issue 2 Pages 55-64
Current Status and Movements of the Forest Use of Trail Running in Japan Read more
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Award paper 2019

Volume 99 (2017) Issue 2 Pages 84-96
Applicability of Adaptive Management Methods to Municipality Forest Planning in Japan Read more
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Award paper 2018

Volume 97 (2015) Issue 6 Pages 290-295
Application of Terrestrial LiDAR for Forest Tree Breeding: Read more
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Award paper 2017

Volume 97 (2015) Issue 1 Pages 44-50
The Distribution of Radiocesium in a Moso Bamboo(Phyllostachys pubescens)Forest in Fukushima Prefecture Read more
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Award paper 2016 

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