Forestist is a scientific, open access periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official publication of İstanbul University - Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Forestry and continues publication since 1951. Forestist is published tri-annually on January, May and September and the publication language of the journal is English.

Forestist aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level on all fields of forestry. The journal publishes original articles, reviews, and brief notes that are prepared in accordance with the ethical guidelines.

The scope of the journal includes but not limited to; forest, forestry, forestry based industries, landscape and environment.

The target audience of the journal includes specialists and professionals working and interested in all disciplines of forestry.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE),and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Forestist is currently indexed in Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, DOAJ, EBSCO, Scopus, TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index, Gale, EBSCO Abstracts, CAB Direct, CABI Forestry Abstracts, CABI Forest Products Abstracts, CABI Environmental Science Database, CABI Horticultural Science Database, CABI Soil Science Database, CABI Soils and Fertilizers Abstracts, CABI Plant Genetics and Breeding Database, CABI Plant Genetic and Resources Abstracts, CABI Plant Protection Database, CABI Review of Agricultural Entomology and China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI).

All expenses of the journal are covered by the İstanbul University - Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Forestry. Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the İstanbul University - Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Forestry, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

Forestist is an open access publication and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. Journal’s archive is available online, free of charge at Forestist’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Editor in Chief: Hüseyin Yurtseven
Address: İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Faculty of Forestry, İstanbul, Turkey​​​​​​​
E-mail[email protected]

Publisher: İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa
Address: Üniversite Mahallesi, Bağlariçi Caddesi No: 7, İstanbul, Turkey

Publishing Service: AVES
Address: Büyükdere Caddesi, 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail[email protected]

EISSN 2602-4039