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Journals and internet sources on wood science and technology

Journals on wood science and technology

The Forest Products Journal is a source of information for industry leaders, researchers, teachers, students, and everyone interested in today´s forest products industry. It is published by the American Forest Products Society:  (The complete color feature from each issue of the Forest Products Journal is available in PDF format and can be viewed and printed.)

Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff:

Holzforschung - International Journal of the Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Technology of Wood:

Journal of Wood Science is the official journal of the Japan Wood Research Society:

TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries and co-publisher of Paper360° and the TAPPI Journal: (Paper360°) (TAPPI Journal)

Timber Processing: Lumber, Composites, Engineered Products:

Timber Harvesting: America's Only National Logging & Forestry Magazine:

Wood and Fiber Science is the official publication of the Society of Wood Science and Technology, and accordingly publishes papers with both professional and technical content. Original papers of professional concern, or based on research dealing with the science, processing, and manufacture of wood and composite products of wood or wood fiber origin will be considered:

Wood Based Panels International, covers all the latest news from the UK and around the world, plus in-depth features on market and technical developments, individual businesses, personalities and industry opinion:

Wood Science and Technology:


Other lists of journals and magazines related to wood technology and forestry:

Forestry Library AgNIC (University of Minnesota):
Addition: Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt:, now: European Journal of Forest Research:

Directory of Forest Products, Wood Science and Marketing


Data bases containing information on wood science and technology

Innovawood - A Portal for Forestry, Wood and Furniture Research and Training in Europe:

Forest Products Laboratory. 1999. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-113. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 463 p, online:

Global forest products consumption, production, trade and prices: global forest products model projections to 2010 (FAO, Rome 1998):

Common wood defects:

Database "Commercial Timbers: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval":

Technical information on North American and tropical wood species provided by the U.S. Forest Service:

Downloadable Publications on wood species in North America and some tropical states:

Database of Brazilian Woods:


Glossaries's Glossary of Woodworking Terms:

Glossary of lumber terms:

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