Turkish Journal of Forestry publishes scientific papers regarding forest engineering, forest products engineering, landscape architecture and wildlife ecology and management. Manuscripts submitted to our journal should be original works that haven’t been published somewhere else. Manuscripts are accepted for publication once they successfully complete the review process. Original research papers are given a priority in publication and only a limited number of review papers are published. Papers in both English and Turkish can be accepted. Our journal is proud to be the first forestry journal publishing electronically to reach wider communities and becoming one of the first members of national and international indexes such as TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM Life Sciences Database, CAB Abstracts, Open Academic Journal Index, Cite Factor and Zoological Records. Turkish Journal of Forestry is the official journal of Faculty of Forestry, Süleyman Demirel University.
ABBREVIATED JOURNAL TITLE
Turk J For
Turkish journal of Forestry published four times a year (March, June, September and December)
Turkish Journal of Forestry was first started to publish in 2000 under the name of “Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi” (ISSN: 1302-7085). In 2015, name of the journal was changed as " Turkish Journal of Forestry".
All the research articles are reviewed at least 2 reviewers. During this evaluation, Turkish journal of Forestry prefers to follow the “Double-Blind Review” which means both the reviewers and authors cannot see their information on the manuscript file. After completing review process, final decision is given by the editor-in-chief and the subject editor by considering the comments of the reviewers
OPEN ACCESS POLICY
Turkish Journal of Forestry provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
After completing the review process, all the accepted manuscripts are published without requiring any manuscript submission and/or processing charges.
Turkish Journal of Forestry accepts the original “Research Articles” and “Reviews” in both English and Turkish.
According to general publication policy of the Turkish journal of Forestry, only the researchers who contributed to the work in a real sense should be considered as an author. Authors should be responsible to disclose all the personal and financial relationships which might bias their work.
Peer Reviewers should be responsible to decline the review process if any substantial conflicts-of-interest exists. In case of any doubt, they should consult to the Editor to make a decision regarding the review process.
Editors should be responsible to manage the review process and have the right of declining any submission in case of any conflict-of-interest. They should not have any direct personal and/or financial conflicts with their assigned manuscripts. They should not be assigned to manuscripts if they are in the author list of them.
As of January 2017, all the submitted articles is evaluated by using the IThenticate® plagiarism detection software. After evaluating the generated similarity report, the editorial board decides to proceed the submission to the review or directly decline it.
All the accepted works requires copyright transfer before publication. In this context, the "Copyright Transfer Form" signed by the authors should be uploaded to the system as an additional document with the manuscript.
Each accepted manuscript on the Turkish Journal of Forestry gets a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) number.