Investigating Scientia Silvae Sinicae and Forestry Science published in 1993,analyzing the subject structure,time coverage, number and type of the citations,the authors worked to declare the similarities and differences of China and America in forest research.
The modern forestry science, with the object of studying the establishment,management and exploitation of the forestry ecosystem and the core of developing the ecological environinent function of the forestry ecosystem,is a subject that takes an overall play to the multiple benefits and function of forest.
Abstract This review paper deals with the development trends and strategy of forestry science and technology, mainly in the aspects of forestry disciplines, forestry research, extension and development, international cooperation and exchange and research management.
Due to the deep alteration of the understanding of forestry science and forest,people begin changing their understanding of forestry from a central form of timber utilizing which formed for a long time to a form that takes developing the ecological environment function of forestry ecosystem as its core and focal point,and takes an overall play to the ecological,economical and social function of forestry as its leading thought and aim,so as to realize the sustainable development of forestry.
With the development of forestry science and technology, people’s awareness of the theory of classified management and sustainable operation of forest resources and the demand of ecology and environment ,the concept of non-commercial forest appeared.