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The manuscript should be in English and prepared on the following lines: -
Title: Title should be brief, specific and informative, the scientific name(s) in italics/underlined.
Authors: Names of authors to be typed, in capitals unaccompanied by their degrees, titles etc. Address: Address of the institution where the work was carried out be given below the name(s) of author(s). Present address of correspondence should be given as footnote indicating by asterisk the author to whom the correspondence is to be addressed.
Abstract: The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, briefly present the topic, state the scope of the experiments, indicate significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should be in about 250 words. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited.
Key words: Following the abstract, key words not more than 8 that will provide indexing references should be listed and in alphabetical order.
Introduction: This should be brief and the review of the literature should be pertinent to the theme of the paper. Extensive review and unnecessary detail of earlier work should be avoided.
Materials and Methods: It should inform the reader about appropriate methodology etc. but if known methods have been adopted, only references should be cited. It should comprise the experimental design and techniques with experimental area and institutional with year of experiment.
Results and Discussion: It should be combined to avoid repetition. The results should not be repeated in both tables and figures. The discussion should relate to the significance of the observations.
Conclusion: In the Conclusion section, state the most important outcome of your work. Do not simply summarize the points already made in the body, instead, interpret your findings at a higher level of abstraction. Show whether, or to what extent, you have succeeded in addressing the need stated in research question.
Acknowledgement: this enables you to thank all those who have helped in carrying out the research. Careful thought needs to be given concerning those whose help should be acknowledged and in what order and to avoid strong emotive language
Table and figures: Table numbers should be followed by the title of the table, Line drawings/photographs should contain figure number and description thereof. The corresponding number(s) of Tables, Figures etc. should quoted in the text. Size of tables and figures should be below 1 MB.
References: The author should use the author-date format for citations and references (e.g., Hebbar et al. 2006; Rao, 2001; Hebbar and Rao, 2011). A List of all the references quoted should be provided at the end of the paper. It should be prepared alphabetically with surname of all the authors followed by these initials and year of publication in brackets. The titles of the articles should be mentioned. Full journal name should be used and be typed in italics. Volume numbers need to be in bold type and pagination in normal type.
Page/Line Number: Authors are requested to mention Page number and Line number to each line in the MS for easy and quick review. Text Alignment, line spacing (1.5), word count, figures, tables etc. must be as per format.
The journal invites full-length articles (not exceeding 3,000 words including references but excluding Tables and Figures).
Send one file only including Text, Tables and Figures.
All the papers are peer reviewed. Papers sent out for review will, typically, be assessed by two or three independent reviewers. The responsibility for any statement in the article rests with the author(s). The corresponding author must send a filled and signed manuscript verification certificate that verifying the article or its data has not been sent/will not be sent elsewhere for publication. If a manuscript is returned to the authors for revision, it must be resubmitted within 20-25 days of its receipt. The article number allotted should invariably be referred in all correspondence.
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
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