Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science (BJFS) Editorial Policy page. This page outlines the principles and guidelines that govern the publication process within our journal. Our commitment to maintaining high standards of quality, integrity, and transparency is reflected in the following policies:
Focus and Scope
BJFS welcomes submissions related to forest science, ecology, management, conservation, and sustainability. Our journal aims to facilitate the exchange of innovative research, ideas, and best practices in these areas. We encourage diverse perspectives and contributions that advance our understanding of forest ecosystems and their significance.
Authors are required to submit original manuscripts that have not been published elsewhere. Manuscripts must adhere to our submission guidelines, which include proper formatting, accurate citation of sources, and compliance with ethical guidelines.
Peer Review Process
All submitted manuscripts undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review process. This process involves impartial evaluation by experts in the relevant field, ensuring the scientific rigor, originality, and relevance of each article. Authors receive constructive feedback to enhance the quality of their work.
BJFS follows an open-access publishing model, providing free access to articles for readers worldwide. We believe in the importance of making research freely available to promote knowledge dissemination and collaboration among researchers.
Authorship and Ethics
Authors should ensure that their contributions are accurate and reliable. Proper attribution of sources and adherence to ethical guidelines are essential. BJFS does not tolerate plagiarism, data fabrication, or any form of misconduct.
Editorial decisions are based on the merit of the submitted manuscript, scientific validity, and relevance to the journal’s scope. Decisions may include acceptance, minor revisions, major revisions, or rejection. The editorial team ensures that all decisions are made impartially and transparently.
Corrections and Retractions
BJFS acknowledges the possibility of errors in published articles. Corrections or retractions will be issued promptly in cases of identified errors or misconduct. Transparency is vital in maintaining the credibility of our content.
Conflict of Interest
Authors, reviewers, and editors are expected to disclose any potential conflicts of interest that could influence the objectivity of the publication process. Transparency in this regard is essential for maintaining trust and integrity.
The editorial team operates independently and without interference from external parties. Editorial decisions are made solely based on academic and ethical considerations.
For further inquiries about our editorial policy or any other matters related to the journal, please contact us at [contact email].
We appreciate your engagement with the Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science (BJFS) and your commitment to upholding the values of ethical and high-quality scholarly publishing.