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Instruction to contributors

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Instruction to contributors

    Instruction to contributors Instructi0ntocontributors

    ForestryStudiesinChinastrivestoprovideaplatforlnfora broadblendofpeer?-reviewedpapersforapurposeofacceler?- atingacademiccommunicationandexchangesbetweenforestry researchersinandoutsideChina.TheJourna1featuresarticles byinternationa1scientistsacrossthespectrumofforestresearch. includingforestecology,silviculture,forestmanagement,sci

    enceofnaturereserve,foresttreebreeding,forestplantbiology, treephysiology,landscapeandornamentalhorticulture,forest pestanddiseasecontro1.forestresourceinformationmanage. ment,soi1andwaterconservation,forestryeconomicsand management,woodsciencesandtechnology,andforestprod

    uctsprocessing.

    StyleofthemanuscriptAllmeasurementsmustbegivenin SIorSIderivedunits.Abbreviationsshouldbeusedsparingly

    onlywheretheyeasethereader'staskbyreducingrepetition oflong,technica1terms.Initiallyusethewordinfu11.followed bytheabbreviationinparentheses.Thereafterusetheabbrevia

    tiononly.

    Uponitsfirstuseinthetitle,abstractandtext.thecommon nameofaspeciesshouldbefollowedbythescientificname (genus,speciesandauthority)inparentheses.However,for wellknownspecies,thescientificnamemaybeomittedfrom thearticletitle.IfnocommonnameexistsinEnglish,thesci

    entitlenameshouldbeusedonly.

    Manuscriptsshouldbepresentedinthefollowingorder:(i) titlepage,(ii)abstractandkeywords,(iii)text,(iv)acknowl

    edgements,(v)references,(vi)tablesand(vii)figuresandfig

    urelegends.

    TitlepageThetitlepageshouldcontain(i)thetitleofthe paper,(ii)thefullnamesoftheauthorsand(iii)theaddresses Oftheinstitutionsatwhichtheworkwascarriedouttogether with(iv)thefu11postalandEmai1address,plusfacsimileand telephonenumbers,oftheauthortowhomcorrespondence aboutthemanuscriptshouldbesent.

    AbstractandkeywordsA11articlesmusthaveabriefab

    stractthatstatesthepurpose,basicprocedures,mainfindings andprincipa1conclusionsofthestudv.Theabstractshouldnot containabbreviationsorreferences.Threetoeightkeywords (forthepurposesofindexing)shouldbesuppliedbelowthe abstract.

    AcknowledgementsThesourceoffinancialgrantsandother fundingmustbeacknowledged,includingafrankdeclaration oftheauthors'industria11inksandaffiliations.Thecontribution ofcolleaguesorinstitutionsshouldalsobeacknowledged. Personalthanksandthankstoanonymousreviewersarenot appropriate.

    References1eHarvard(author,date)systemofreferencing isused(Examplesaregivenbelow).Inthetextgivethean

    thor'snamefollowedbytheyearinparentheses:Smith(2000) or(Smith.2000).Ifthereare2authorsuse"and'':Smithand Jones(2001)or(SmithandJones,2001);Whenreferenceis madetoaworkby3ormoreanors.thefirstnamefollowed

    bveta1.shouldbeused:MacDonaldeta1.(2002)or(Mac

    Donaldeta1..2002).Iftherearemorereferencescitedwith

    parenthesesuse";":(Friedman,1994;Wangeta1.,1997),butif itisthesameauthoruse",":(Smith,2000,2002).Intherefer

    ence1ist.referencesshouldbe1istedinalphabeticalorder. Inthereference1ist.citethenamesofal1authorsinsteadof using"eta1.".Referencetounpublisheddataandpersonal communicationsshouldnotappearinthe1istbutshouldbe citedinthetextonly(e.g.Smith,2000,personalcommunica

    tion;Wangetal,2004,unpublisheddata).Allcitationsmen

    tionedinthetext.tablesorfiguresmustbe1istedintherefer

    ence1ist.Theabbreviationsoftitlesofiournalsshouldfollow theinternationa1standard.Thepresentformatisasfollows: 11Forperiodicals:

    ZhangJw_JohnDM.1993.Populationdifierencesinwa

    ter-useeciencyofwellwateredandwaters~essedwestern

    larchseedlings.Can.J.For.Res..24:92-99

    WenYG'YuanCA,LiXX,HeTP,LaiJHuangM.1998.

    Developmentofspeciesdiversityinvegetationrestoration processinmid-mountainregionofDamingshan,Guangxi.Acta Phytoeco1.Sin.,22(1):330(inChinesewithanEnglishab

    stract)

    2)Forbooks:

    GuWC,WangQ,YouYT.1998.IntroductiontoForestry GeneticResources.Beijing:ChinaScienceandTechnology Press(inChinese)

    3)Foreditedsymposiaorcollectedpapers:

    MillarCI,LibbyWJ.1991.Strategiesforconservingclonal, ecotypic,anddisjunctpopulationdiversityinwidespreadspe

    cies.In:FalkDA,HolsingerKE(eds.),GeneticsandConser

    vationofRarePlants.NewYork:OxfordUniversityPress, 149-170

4)Formeetingpapersorconferencepapers:

    OrlikowskiLB.1999.Themostdangerouspathogensinor

    namenta1plantnurseries.SymbiosesandDiseasesofForest TreesPhysiologicalAspects.Torn,Poland

    Tablesshouldbeself-containedandcomplement,butnot duplicate.informationcontainedinthetext.Numbertables consecutivelyinthetextinArabicnumerals.Typetablesona separatesheetwiththe1egendabove.

    thetable, Legendsshouldbeconcisebutcomprehensive

    1egendandfootnotesmustbeunderstandablewithoutreference toetext.Vertica11inesshouldnotbeusedtoseparatecol

    umns.Coltmmheadingsshouldbebrie~withunitsofmeas

    urementinparentheses;al1abbreviationsmustbedefinedin footnotes.Statistica1measuressuchasSDorSEshouldbe identifiedintheheadings.

    Figuresshouldbecitedinconsecutiveorderinthetext.Line figuresshouldbesuppliedassharp,blackandwhitegraphsor diagrams,drawnprofessionallyorwithacomputergraphics package.Letteringmustbeincludedandshouldbesizedtobe8 pointsizeforlinefigures,and10.5pointsizeforphotographs; Figurenumbershouldbe12pOimsize.Ifsupp1iede1ectrOni

    ca11y,graphicsmustbesupp1iedashighreso1ution(at1east300 d.p.i.)fi1es,savedas.epsor.tjfAhi曲一reso1utionprimout

    musta1sobeprovided.Digita1imagessupp1iedon1yas 1owreso1utionDrimoutsand/orfi1escannotbeused.Co1our figurefilesshOu1dbesetupasCMYKandnOtasRGB. Fjgure1egendsshOu1dbecOncisebutcOmprehensivethe

    figureandits1egendmustbeunderstandab1ewithOutreference tOthetext.Inc1udedefinitiOnsOfanysvmbOlsusedandde

    fine/exD1aina11abbreviatiOnsandunitsOfmeasuremem.

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