Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JPK Wallacea is a regular scientific reviewed journal concerning the development of forestry science. The scope of the journal includes:
1. Forest ecology
2. Silviculture
3. Forest conservation
4. Forest protection
5. Forest biometrics
6. Forest engineering and harvesting
7. Forest product processing
8. Nontimber forest product
9. Forest economy
10. Forest sociology


Section Policies


Manuscript is a scientific paper derived from the results of forestry research

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Peer Review Process

Review Policy

JPK Wallacea adopts the blind peer review process to avoid conflict of interest. Every submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. Author(s) and reviewers may not know each other and the review will be done objectively. Only manuscripts with substantial scientific merit will be reviewed for originality, novelty, quality, and relevance to the journal.

Submission procedure JPK Wallacea
  1. The submitted manuscript will be checked by the editorial office to ensure it is complete and has followed journal submission requirements including the format and structure of the manuscript, literature style, author(s) statement and ethics, plagiarism check, etc. At this stage, the editorial desk may return the manuscript and notify the author(s) to supplement the necessary materials or files. Reject decision at this stage is possible. 
  2. Once the manuscript is complete, scientifically sounding, and fits the journal’s scope, the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) will assign the manuscript to the Section Editor (SE) for sent to the reviewer.
  3. The SE will select, invite, and assign reviewers for deep review.
  4. Once a deep review is finished, reviewers will report to the SE regarding the manuscript.
  5. The SE will make a recommendation to the EiC based on the peer-review comments.
  6. The EiC or SE will make the final decision on the manuscript to decide “Reject”, “Revise”, or “Accept” and notify the author(s).
  7. The accepted manuscript will then undergo copy-editing, English editing, proofreading, and final correction before publication.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Penelitian Kehutanan Wallacea is a Journal published online twice a year in March and August


Open Access Policy

OPEN ACCESS. The journal is committed to free-open access that does not charge readers or their institutions for access. Readers are entitled to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles, as long as not for commercial purposes. The license type is CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0.

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.



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Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to Jurnal Penelitian Kehutanan Wallacea (Wallacea Journal of Forestry Research) will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.


Plagiarism Check

JPKWallacea Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 20% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by JPKWallacea Editorial Board using Grammarly® Plagiarism Checker and Crossref Similarity Check plagiarism screening service powered by iThenticate.

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