Aims and Scope

The Journal of the Korean Wood Science and Technology (JKWST) launched in 1973 as an official publication of the Korean Society of Wood Science and Technology has been served as a core of knowledges on wood science and technology. The Journal acts as a medium for the exchange of research in the area of science and technology related to wood, and publishes results on the biology, chemistry, physics and technology of wood and wood-based products. Research results about applied sciences of wood-based materials are also welcome. The Journal is published bimonthly, and printing six issues per year. Supplemental or special issues are published occasionally.

The abbreviated and official title of the journal is ‘J. Korean Wood Sci. Technol.’. All submitted manuscripts written in English or Korean are peer-reviewed by more than two reviewers. The title, abstract, acknowledgement, references, and captions of figures and tables should be provided in English for all submitted manuscripts. All articles are indexed in SCOPUS and Korea Citation Index (KCI).

All manuscripts should be submitted to the editorial office via the on-line system at The website of the Journal is where full text is available. The website of the Society is This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government