Guidelines for Article Authors/Contributors
Welcome to all Researchers/Contributors/Authors greetings from the Editorial Board of International Journal of Agricultural Invention (IJAI). The Journal is devoted to basic and applied aspects of agricultural and life science. The journal welcomes original research/ review papers in these areas. The articles can be published as a full research paper or as short communication. The editorial board may invite important short reviews from eminent scientists/delegates/research scholar’s working in the respective fields. Authors may note that the articles submitted to the International Journal of Agricultural Invention are not submitted simultaneously to any other journal for publication. All research papers and review articles submitted for publications will be reviewed by referees with complete postal address, who can be approached to review the paper. However, final decision will rest with the editorial board.
The Editorial Board of the Journal facilitates publication improvements by providing authors suggestions in the areas of standard methodologies, statistical significance, study period, and utilitarian value. The Journal is covers a wide range of interest in the fields of following disciplines:
Horticulture including Plantation Crop, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Spices and Condiments
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Crop Protection, Pathology, Entomology, Nematology
Plant Science, Botany, Biotechnology
Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Engineering including Irrigation and Water Management, Land Use and Planning
Agronomy Including Soil Science and Agrometeorology
Animal Science and Dairy
Aquaculture and Fisheries
Biological Engineering including Genetic Engineering and Microbiology
Food Science, Postharvest Technology and Home Science
Theoretical Production Ecology and Environmental Impacts of Agriculture and Forestry
The following types of research material will be considered for publication in the Journal such as Research article, Review article, Strategic and Policy Paper, and Short communication. Author should check that articles have all the following sections and appear in that order viz. (Title, Name of authors, Complete postal address of affiliations place where work was conducted, Present address of author if applicable, Complete correspondence address including an e-mail address to which the proofs should be sent, as soon as a possible mobile number for easy communication regarding review policy).
Content Details for Journal
The articles published in this journal should be related to agricultural, biological and ecological field and other allied areas. Special emphasis must be laid on the qualitative aspects of modern agro practices interventions vis-a-vis agricultural sustainability at large.
Format of Manuscript
Research article should be computer typed in single space in font size 12 (Arial or New Times Roman) in A 4 size with one inch margin on all four sides. After acceptance of the paper, the revised article in final computerized typed format (original) should be sent on journal mail and ensure that the electronic version is free of virus. Mention file name, name of the software and version used and of the corresponding author. File format of the text should be MS Word.
It should be brief, specific, and informative not more than 10-15 words.
It is compulsory and should be cover the main findings of the research paper and should not exceed 150-200 words.
Keywords should be of 6-8 words. Separate the words with a comma (,). It is compulsory for both, full and short communication.
It should be divided into Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Tables, Figures, Structures, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, and References. Footnotes should be avoided. New paragraphs should be indicated by clear indentation. Metric units of weights and measures should be used. Tables, Figures and Legends should be given on separate pages.
It should be brief, without headings and with clear objectives and justification for taking up the study. This section should have a very short review on work done in the concerned area.
Materials and Methods
All procedures followed in the experimentation should be indicated in brief. Methods adopted from other references should be indicated by quoting proper references. If a new method is included, it should be given in detail so that other workers may be able to use it.
Results and Discussions
This should be combined to avoid repetition. Do not describe the results already indicated in the table or graph but blend it with the discussion with supporting references. All the data presented in the paper should be statistically analyzed. A short conclusion may be written.
Figures and Structures
The figure, graphs, diagrams should be given in separate format (text should be in MS word) and author responsibility to provide suitable and clean graph/ fig/diagram with numbering in Arabic numerical.
The tables of the article should be presented cleared results data and given in separate format with table number in Arabic numerical, note mark and sources agency.
Conclusion and Summery
It should be cover the extract main findings of the research paper.
It is not compulsory and should appear after the main text.
Literature cited should be arranged alphabetically (names of authors) with year, title of paper, name of the journal.
Citation of References
A recent issue of the journal should be consulted for the methods of citation of References in the text as well as at the end of the article. References lists should be typed in alphabetical order. The reference list should be first sorted alphabetically by author(s) and secondly chronologically. For e.g., references should be quoted as follows:
Nigam, R. (2016) Antagonistic efficacy of rhizospheric fungal isolates against some selected pathogens of cowpea, International Journal of Agricultural Invention, 1(1): 15-23.
Singh, J., Nigam, R., Nazir, M., Kumar, A., Singh, H. (2017) Effect of NPK on vegetative growth, flowering and yield of chrysanthemum (Dendranthema grandiflora Ramat), International Journal of Agricultural Invention, 2(2): 110-117.
Potsangbam et al. (2017) Development of Innovative Mango Bar, International Journal of Agricultural Invention, 2(1): 16-20.
Bose, T. K., Yadav, L. P., and P. Pal (eds) (2002) Commercial Flowers, Naya Prokash, 2, Kailash Bose Street, Calcutta, (1): 344.
Singh, J. and Nigam, R. (eds) (2016) Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Agriculture, Anu Books, Meerut, U.P., India.
Book Chapter References
Chadha, K. L. (2001) Hand Book of Horticulture, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan, I.C.A.R, PUSA, New Delhi, pp: 271.
Nigam, R., Singh, J., and Singh, R. (2018) Eco-friendly Agriculture: Enhancing Productivity, Anu Books, Meerut, U.P., India, pp: 15-20.
Rajiv (2014) Status and prospects of post-harvest management of potato in Kanpur division of Uttar Pradesh, National Seminar on “Post Harvest Management and Processing of Potato for Increasing Food Security in India”, UAS, Dharwad (Karnataka), 20-22 September, pp: 13.
Singh, R. A. and Rajiv (2008) Conjugate farming of medicinal and aromatic plants with eco-friendly inputs management for sustainable production, In: National workshop on spices and Aromatic Plants, A. S. College of Agriculture, Lakhaoti, Bulandshahr, U.P., 15-16 March, pp: 21-26.
Manuscripts and Subscription Guidelines
You are requested to kindly follow the followings points:
-As per referees recommendation your paper will be accepted for publication.
-As per society rules, all the authors must be life/annual member of the journal.
-Send two soft copies of printed matter along with original corrected copy.
-In case you wish to published colored photographs/charts/graphs etc. you will be charged Rs. 500 per page.
-For send the fee of publication/membership please concerned below contact number or e-mail.
Interpretations and data presented in the research paper and reviews will be the sole responsibility of the author(s) and not the International Journal of Agricultural Invention. Mention of the proprietary products does not necessarily mean its endorsement by society.
Use of Materials Published in the Journal
Persons interested to use the illustrations published in the International Journal of Agricultural Invention should obtain permission from Secretary, Agricultural Technology Development Society and must provide a line crediting author(s) and International Journal of Agricultural Invention as a source of the material. Original Manuscripts and other related materials are discarded one month after publication.
Address for submission Manuscript/Papers
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