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Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science ISSN: 2070-2620
EISSN: 2070-2639


Previously the Southern African Forestry Journal and Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal

Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science is one of the leading forestry journals in the Southern Hemisphere. The journal publishes scientific articles in forest science and management of fast-growing, planted or natural forests in the Southern Hemisphere and the tropics. Papers are also encouraged on related disciplines such as environmental aspects of forestry, social forestry, agroforestry, forest engineering and management as well as the goods and services that are derived from forests as a whole. Articles published by the journal are of value to foresters, resource managers and society at large. The journal particularly encourages contributions from South America, Africa and tropical/subtropical Australasia and Asia. Publication of the journal is supported by the Southern African Institute of Forestry.

Impact Factor 2012: 0.388; 5-year Impact Factor: 0.583
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Publication frequency: 4 issues per year

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Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Dr Andrew R Morris, Research Manager, Institute for Commercial Forestry Research, South Africa

Associate Editors

Dr D Everard, Divisional Environmental Manager, Sappi Forests
Dr FS Malan, Timber Research Manager, Komatiland Forests

Editorial Office

Southern Forests: a Journal of  Forest Science
c/o Southern African Institute of Forestry, Postnet Suite 329, Private Bag X4, Menlo Park, 0102
e-mail: saif@mweb.co.za
Telephone: +27 (0)12 348 1745
Fax: +27 (0)12 348 1745
http://www.saif.org.za/

Manuscript Submission

All manuscripts presented in accordance with instructions to authors (printed in the back of each issue) should be submitted to the Editor at the Editorial Office. Instructions are also accessible under ‘Forestry Journal' on http://www.saif.org.za/.

Editorial Advisory Panel

Prof. F Ahmed, University of Johannesburg: Spatial Modelling, South Africa
Dr C Beadle, CSIRO: CRC, Sustainable Production Forestry, Australia
Dr J-P Bouillet, CIRAD: Silviculture/Nutrient Cycles, France
Dr MP Brink, Independent: Forest Engineering, South Africa
Prof. P Chirwa, University of Pretoria: Agroforestry, Socioecological Effects, South Africa
Dr C Clarke, Forestry Company: Fibre Processing, South Africa
Prof. T Coutinho, University of Pretoria: FABI, Biotechnology, Pretoria
Dr C de Ronde, Independent: Fire Management, South Africa
Dr G Downes, Forest Quality Pty. Ltd., Australia
Prof. WS Dvorak, North Carolina State University, CAMCORE: Genetics, USA
Dr PJ Dye, University of the Witwatersrand: Agrometeorology, South Africa
Prof. C Dyer, ICFR: Tree Systematics, Research Management, South Africa
Prof. J-P Evans, Imperial College: Forest Science, United Kingdom
Prof. CJ Geldenhuys, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch: Natural Forest Ecology and Management, South Africa
Dr I Grundy, University of Zimbabwe: Sustainable Ecosystems, Zimbabwe
Dr R Ismail, University of KwaZulu-Natal: Remote Sensing Applications, South Africa
Dr NB Jones, Forestry Company: Plant Propagation, Biotechnology, South Africa
Dr A Kanzler, Forestry Company: Research, South Africa
Dr HW Kassier, Independent: Management Planning, South Africa
Prof. LD Kellogg, Oregon State University: Forest Engineering, USA
Mr H Kotze, Forestry Company: Research, South Africa
Prof. M Lawes, Charles Darwin University: Wildlife and Landscapes, Australia
Dr D Lee, University of the Sunshine Coast: Tree Improvement, Australia
Dr KM Little, ICFR: Research, Silviculture, South Africa
Dr M Ryan, Colorado State University: Forest Ecophysiology, USA
Prof. M Scholes, University of the Witwatersrand: Environmental Sciences, South Africa
Prof. T Seifert, University of Stellenbosch: Forest Growth, Yield and Management, South Africa
Prof. DB South, Auburn University: Forest and Wildlife, USA
Dr M Tome, Technical University of Lisbon, Centro de Estudos Floretais, Portugal
Dr S Verryn, Independent, Tree Improvement, South Africa
Prof. R Wimmer, University of Göttingen: Forest Sciences and Ecology, Germany
Prof. MJ Wingfield, University of Pretoria, FABI: Agricultural Biotechnology, South Africa

Publishing Manager

Contact regarding all aspects relating to the publishing of the journal, including production and copyright issues:

Mike Schramm
NISC South Africa
1 Dundas Street
PO Box 377
Grahamstown 6140
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)46 622 9698
Fax: +27 (0)46 622 9550
e-mail: publishing@nisc.co.za

Published in association with the Southern African Institute of Forestry (SAIF):

Membership to the SAIF is open to all interested persons. Membership rates and information on the SAIF can be obtained from the Administrator, Ms Corine Viljoen — Tel: +27 (0)12 348 1745, e-mail: saif@mweb.co.za.


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