Volume: 24 Issue: 2, 10/15/23

Year: 2023

Research Article

Review

Artvin Çoruh University Faculty of Forestry Journal publishes studies with scientific qualifications at local, national and international levels on the subjects of Forest Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Forest Industrial Engineering and Nature-Science studies in order to bring them to the scientific world.
Artvin Çoruh University Faculty of Forestry Journal (ISSN: 2146-1880) is an academic journal in compliance with international standards. The journal has been publishing scientific articles in print and electronic platforms since 2000.

Artvin Çoruh University Faculty of Forestry Journal publishes studies with scientific qualifications at local, national and international levels on the subjects of Forest Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Forest Industrial Engineering and Nature-Science studies in order to bring them to the scientific world.
Artvin Çoruh University Faculty of Forestry Journal (ISSN: 2146-1880) is an academic journal in compliance with international standards. The journal has been publishing scientific articles in print and electronic platforms since 2000.

Submission of the article to the Journal means that it has not been published elsewhere before and that there is no attempt to publish it yet.
The whole article; It should be written in "Times New Roman" font, 12 point font, 1.5 line spacing, justified, and should not exceed 18 pages, including figures, graphics, photographs and charts.
A4 paper size should be used as the page structure, and a margin of 3 cm from the top and left, and 2.5 cm from the bottom and right should be left. Page and line numbers should be added to the article text. The article language must be Turkish or English.

Cover Page: It should include the article title (in the language of the article), the full names of the authors (without titles), the institutions they work for, and all contact information of the corresponding author (full address, e-letter and telephone and document valid numbers). The article title (should be located in the middle of the page) should be written in lowercase letters and bold, with the first letters in capital letters. Author names should be written in lowercase and surnames should be written in capital letters (in the middle of the page). Author institutions should be written in lowercase letters, with the first letters capitalized.
Abstract page: Article title, abstract (at least 100, maximum 250 words) and keywords (3-6) should be given in the language of the article. The same information should be given in the other language (in English if the article language is Turkish or vice versa). The summary should briefly include the rationale, objectives, method, findings and recommendations of the research.
Main Text: Main text of the article; Entrance; Material and Method; Findings (and Discussion); (Discussion and) Conclusion; It consists of resources sections.
All main section headings should be written in capital letters and bold, while subheadings should only have the first letter of the first word in capital letters and bold. (1. INTRODUCTION-2.1. Data Collection Method)
Headings and paragraph beginnings should start without indentation, and there should be a space between paragraphs.
Figures and tables should be placed in appropriate places within the article by giving figure and table numbers, table titles should be given at the top of the table and figure titles should be given below the figure. Figure and table titles should be as short and descriptive as possible. If the figure is a picture, it should be in high resolution, and if it is a graphic, it should be arranged in a way that is easy to understand. Only horizontal lines should be used in tables. Figures and tables should be centered on the page (horizontally), they should be 8 or 10 point size, provided that the table content is the same throughout the article, and they should be numbered consecutively within the text; Table text should be written at the top and figure text should be left-aligned at the bottom.
If the local names of the living species or species subject to the article are used, their scientific names should be stated where they are first mentioned in the text. For units, the international system of units should be used (The International Systems of Units, SI) and decimal expressions should be marked with a dot (.) (for example, 45.7% or 0.221).

1. Artvin Çoruh University Faculty of Forestry journal adheres to academic principles and ethical values ​​in its publication policy.
2. In evaluating the scientific articles sent to ensure ethical standards, the standards determined by the "Committee on Publication Ethics" and the principles determined in the YÖK "Scientific Research and Publication Ethics" Directive are taken into account.
3. All works submitted to the journal are evaluated for compliance with the ethical principles and standards of the journal.
4. Situations such as plagiarism, forgery, duplication (republication), distortion, slicing, unfair authorship are considered unethical behavior. Works that are found to be contrary to publication ethics standards during preliminary checks are not taken into consideration. If a discrepancy is detected at any of the article evaluation stages, the process is stopped and the work is returned to the author. If a discrepancy is detected in the published article, the article will be removed from publication.
5. If the work submitted to the journal is within the scope of "studies requiring ethics committee permission" in accordance with the articles of the TR Index criteria regarding Ethical rules and if the "ethics committee document" is not submitted in the submission, the work will be rejected.
6. In studies requiring ethics committee permission, information regarding the permission document (institution, date of permission, decision or issue number) must be clearly stated.
7. During the preliminary evaluation process of the articles, similarity rates are determined with the help of iThenticate software. In order for the works sent to the journal to be evaluated, the similarity rate must be at most 20%. The similarity rate in studies published only from postgraduate theses can be increased up to 30%.
8. Referee evaluations are carried out in accordance with the "Double Blind Referee" rule.
9. Responsibility for the views expressed in published articles belongs to the author.

In Artvin Çoruh University Faculty of Forestry Journal, the submission, evaluation and publication of articles are free of charge. No fee is requested from the authors in any process. Referees are not paid during the article evaluation process. Published articles are available online and no subscription fee is required for access.

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