Information to Contributors

Types of paper published in the Journal: Research articles, Review articles, Short communications, Scientific notes and announcements.

Manuscripts should be typed with adequate margins on bond paper with double spacing throughout. All scientific names, to be printed in italics, should be underlined. The metric system should be used throughout.

Manuscripts in general should be organized in the following order: Title author(s) name(s), institutional affiliation(s), Present address (es), a condensed factual abstract, keywords, introduction, material and methods, result and discussion, acknowledgements, references, tables and illustrations.

References: The literature references should be numbered consecutively, typed doubled spaced and indicated by superscripts in the text serially, but not alphabetically.

Refer to unpublished work only in the text in this manner: (D E Wujek, unpublished), (G. J. Jones, personal communication) Reference should contain : number, author(s) surname(s) followed by author(s) initials, year, Title, Journal (underlined), volume number and inclusive page number.

1. Murashige T and Skoog F 1962, A revised medium for rapid growth and bioassays with tobacco tissue cultures. Physiol. Plant. 15 473-497
2. Chun YW 1993, Clonal propagation in non-aspen poplar hybrids. In: Micropropagation of woody plants. (Ed.) Ahuja MR, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp 209-222.

Tables and illustrations should be numbered consecutively (Tables/Figs. 1, 2, 3….) And cited in the text. Half tone reproduction must be clear, well contrasted, glossy prints trimmed at right angles. Colour plates will be inserted only at the author’s expenses. Drawings should be on glazed tracing paper in Indian ink. Figure captions should be self explanatory. Submit figure in the size that they will appear in the Journal.

Submission of manuscripts

Submission of an article is understood to imply that the article is original and unpublished and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. The publisher and editors do not own any responsibility for the observations and conclusions arrived at by the author(s).

Manuscripts should be submitted in electronic form on via online submission through website ( Author and co-author(s) must be subscribers of the Journal and member of society.