Scope of the Journal
The Bulletin of Forestry Science (BFS) publishes peer-reviewed scientific articles in Hungarian (with English abstract) concerning domestic and Central European issues of forest science in a broad sense.
Bulletin of Forestry Science is jointly owned by the NARIC Forest Research Institute and Faculty of Forestry of University of Sopron.
Editorial Board and Editorial Office
- The members of the Editorial Board, including their affiliation and contact details are listed on the journal’s webpage (www.erdtudkoz.hu).
- The Editorial Office can be contacted via the szerkesztoseg[at]erdtudkoz.hu e-mail address.
The issues of BFS are archived electronically on the server of the University of Sopron. Printed volumes are archived in the libraries of the Forest Research Institute, University of Sopron, Hungarian Forester’s Society and the National Széchényi Library.
Charge of publishing
Publishing in the BFS is free of any charge.
Off-prints, Open access
Printed offprints will not be provided. The full pdf version of the paper will be available free of charge at the Journal’s webpage.
BFS publishes two issues in one volume yearly. The accepted papers are uploaded on the journal’s webpage (www.erdtudkoz.hu) prior printing.
Instruction for the authors
Detailed instructions can be found and downloaded from the Journal’s webpage.
Before submitting you manuscript, please read carefully our journal ethical and publication malpractice statement below.
Originality, double submission and the authors’ responsibility
- The manuscript submitted must represent the author’s original work.
- Publishing same results in more than one journal is not acceptable.
- Only those who contributed significantly can be listed as author.
- By submitting the manuscript all authors must have common agreement on the content of the manuscript and on the order of the authorship.
- All authors have to agree to take the responsibility of the manuscript’s content.
- Authors must actively participate in the review process.
- The editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts without peer-review if they do not comply the author’s guidelines or are beyond the aim and scope of the journal.
- All manuscripts submitted are subjected to peer-review. All manuscripts are reviewed by two independent reviewers. If their opinions are significantly different, a third reviewer should be asked to evaluate the manuscript. The editors decide to either accept or reject the manuscripts based on the peer-reviews.
- The peer-review process is anonymous, unless the reviewer declares willingness to reveal his/her name.
- Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with the authors. The authors have the right to name maximum two "undesired" reviewers, when they submit the manuscript.
- Reviewers should judge the manuscripts objectively.
- Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited.
- Editors shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred.
- Editors never encourage such misconduct, or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place.
- The Journal is always willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.