Jurnal Ilmu Kehutanan is a peer-reviewed journal.

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.

All manuscript submitted to this journal will be double-blind peer reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers's scientific valuable comments will be forwarded to the authors to improve the contents of the manuscript. While submitting the revised manuscript, the authors should explain how the reviewers' comments have been addressed. If the authors disagree with the reviewers' comments, the reason(s) should be explained.

Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors. The following criteria are used by the Editors in evaluating the papers: the novelty and interest for a broad audience, the quality of the paper, the adequate methodology, and interpretation of the results provided by the authors. Publication of accepted manuscripts will consider the sequence of accepted date.

The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the overall editorial process and coordination, assisted by Associate Editors who will coordinate the review process of manuscripts dealing with subjects of their respective expertise. The final decision whether to accept or reject a paper rests with them. The Editor reserves the right to make some corrections (without altering the essence of the work) to style, phraseology, arrangement of figures, etc., without communicating with the author. If the Editor decides that the manuscript requires essential changes, the author will then be asked to accept those changes. The overall editorial process takes 27 weeks in average.