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Table 3 Top 20 countries/regions publishing articles on forest ecology indexed using the web of science during 2002–2011

From: A bibliometric analysis of global forest ecology research during 2002–2011

  Countries/Regions Records Ratio (%) Continents
1 USA 28060 35.53 North America
2 Canada 7255 9.19 North America
3 Germany 6311 7.99 Europe
4 Brazil 4561 5.77 Africa
5 Australia 4375 5.54 Australia
6 England 4229 5.35 Europe
7 Peoples R China 4122 5.22 Asia
8 France 3930 4.98 Europe
9 Japan 3504 4.44 Asia
10 Spain 3402 4.31 Europe
11 Sweden 2708 3.43 Europe
12 Finland 2417 3.06 Europe
13 Italy 2230 2.82 Europe
14 Netherlands 1921 2.43 Europe
15 Switzerland 1871 2.37 Europe
16 India 1798 2.28 Asia
17 Mexico 1572 1.99 South America
18 Russia 1554 1.97 Europe
19 Scotland 1455 1.84 Europe
20 New Zealand 1421 1.80 Europe