Open Access

This is an open access journal: all articles will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. To provide open access, this journal has an open access fee (also known as an Article Publishing Charge, APC) which needs to be paid by the authors or on their behalf e.g. by their research funder or institution. The APC for this journal is USD 1000, excluding taxes. All APCs for articles submitted to the journal before the 31st-December-2024 will be fully waived. Publishing costs will be covered by Nanjing Forestry University.

This journal is a peer-reviewed, fully open access journal owned by Nanjing Forestry University, who retains the copyright of the overall compiled journal and the compiled issues.

Access Rights
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User Rights
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the following user license(s):

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND):
For non-commercial purposes, lets others distribute and copy the article, and to include in a collective work (such as an anthology), as long as they credit the author(s) and provided they do not alter or modify the article. The full details of the license are available at

Author Rights
For open access publishing, this journal uses a licensing agreement. For the single article, authors will retain copyright alongside scholarly usage rights, and Nanjing Forestry University and KeAi Communications Co., Ltd. will be granted non-exclusive publishing and distribution rights.

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  1. Publishing open access with Elsevier
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Publishing Schedule
This journal is published quarterly per year.

Contact Details
Mrs. Huicong Cao
Phone: +86-25-85426289
Address: Department of Journals, 159 Longpan Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China

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