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Manuscript Submission

This journal publishes Original papers. Short communications and Reviews. For authors, the online submission services will be provided. This electronic submission substantially reduces the editorial processing and reviewing time and shortens overall publication time. Clarity, brevity and conciseness are essential in form, style, punctuation, spelling and use of italics. Numerical data and calculations should be carefully checked and should be of international acceptance format.

Authors are requested to facilitate the review process by providing the names and e-mail addresses of at least three suitable reviewers. However, the editor is not bound by any such nomination. At the same time. Failure to follow this request may delay the handling of your paper, since the editorial office may specifically ask you to nominate potential reviewers for papers covering unfamiliar areas.

Manuscript Preparation

Research papers

Original papers should present unpublished new scientific findings and should not exceed 10 printed pages except where it is needed otherwise. These papers present original research and address a clearly stated specific hypothesis or question. They should provide novel approaches and new insights into the problem addressed and should be arranged under the following headings: Title of paper, author(s) and their affiliation, abstract, brief introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, acknowledgements, references, figures, tables.

Short communications

These are for a concise, but independent report representing a significant contribution in the field. Short reports of new results of special interest or article having new future dimension are welcomed within 4-5 printed pages only and could include two figures or tables. It should have at least 8 references. Short communications will also send for peer review.

Reviews Articles

Reviews should be critically analyzed with continuous flow of literatures in terms of events NOT years and should not exceed 15 printed pages However; editor may take decision in case of exceeding pages provided the review is proved worthy and readers to be more benefited in wider views. These can be an attempt by one or more authors to sum up the current state of the research on a particular topic. Ideally, the author collects the information relevant to the topic, and then sorts it all out into a coherent view of the ?state of the art? as it now stands. Review Articles focus on : ? the main research contributors in the field : recent major advances and discoveries made ; significant gaps in the research ; current debates and views and the future strategies or directions .Only review articles from experts in the field will be considered for publication. The potential authors are advised to contact the editorial office for this purpose.

General Instruction

  • All manuscript should include Title, authors/authors name (unaccompanied by degree/degrees) and present address (marking corresponding author with along with fax number and email address), Abstract (concisely stating the scope of the work and give the principal findings in single spaced preferably with in 150 words), keywords (maximum 6 words), Introduction, Materials and methods, Results and discussion, conclusion and references should be the components of a research paper.

  • The review paper should have headings and sub-headings. The review should be illustrated with data in tabular form, bullets form etc. If needed, line drawing could be included. As far possible, the figures should be original and while taking figures from other sources it should be done after getting permission from the copy right holders. Such letters should be attached with the paper. Same is applicable to photographs.

  • Before submission of the new manuscript authors should consider the following general rules for preparation of the manuscript. Please read these instructions carefully and follow the guidelines strictly.

  • Fonts: Important ? Use Times or Times New Roman 12 point size only (other sizes as specified), and Symbol font for mathematical symbols (in the text and in the figures).

    • Justification should be set to full (or left only, if preferred).

    • Do not underline: Use italics, bold or bold italics instead.

    • Line spacing should be set at 2 (Double).

    • Leave a line space between paragraphs and sections.

    • Leave a line space between section titles and text.

    • Leave only one space after a full stop.

  • Manuscripts must be typed on A4 (210 ? 297 mm) paper, double-spaced throughout and with ample margins of at least 3.5 cm. All pages must be numbered consecutively. Starting with the title page as p.1, the text, which begins with p.2? and so on

  • The first page of the full manuscript must begin with the title of the paper centered on the page in 14 point Bold Title Case (title case means first letter of each main word capitalized), the names of the authors (Initials ? followed by a period each ? Family Name) with the main author?s name mentioned first, the names and locations of the authors? affiliations (Title Case), and the e-mail address of the main author. The title page must provide the title in English, a short title of not more than 45 characters (including spaces) to be used as running head, up to five topical key words in English for subject indexing, the full postal address of the corresponding author to whom proofs will be sent. The title should be brief and should indicate the species studied. Subtitles are not encouraged.

  • The abstract should not exceed 150 words, should be one paragraph and be free of references and abbreviations. It should indicate clearly the scope and main conclusions of the paper.

  • The introduction should give the pertinent background to the study and should explain why the research was done.

  • The materials and methods (or methodology) should give essential details, including experimental design and statistical analysis.

  • The results should present the findings of the research. They should be free from discussion. Results should be written in the past tense.

  • The discussion should cover, but not simply repeat the new findings and should present the author's results in broader context of other work on the subject interpreting them with a minimum of speculation.

  • The acknowledgements should be as brief as possible.

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