To all IAWA members who had considered submitting an article to the IAWA Journal Special Issue “Challenges and Opportunities for Advancing Wood Identification: from Wood Anatomy to Innovative Technologies” but did not have the time to prepare a manuscript, the Editors of the Special Issue have extended the submission deadline to April 30, 2020.
Authors are invited to contribute reviews, original research articles, and viewpoint papers relating to wood identification and wood forensics with a special emphasis on recent advances in wood anatomy and multidisciplinary approaches. We expect to publish this Special Issue as IAWA Journal Volume 41, Issue 4 (2020).
Please contact the editors Yafang Yin (, Alex Wiedenhoeft (, or Lloyd Donaldson ( to indicate your interest and the topics your manuscript will address - the editors will strive to include a balanced group of high-quality papers. Manuscripts can be submitted to the IAWA Journal at Please indicate in the cover letter your wish to be included in this Special Issue.
Alex C. Wiedenhoeft, USA