For Authors

Instructions for Authors

Original research papers, review articles, technical reports and short communications in all aspects of Agriculture, Biology, Information, Health & Life Sciences, Zoology, Geology, Humanity, Social and Applied Sciences etc., can be submitted on the understanding that the work is not previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission of Manuscript

It is recommended to submit manuscript in Ms word 2003 format through the email idosi.editor@gmail.com  or  idosi@idosi.org   for  quick  evaluation  process  and  after acceptance  author  can  move  article to any of the other IDOSI journals.

STYLE OF MANUSCRIPT

Manuscript should be written in clear, concise and grammatically correct English. Indent new paragraphs. The manuscript should be presented in the following order:

Headings: Headings should be in upper case and in bold type. Sub-headings should be in lower case and Sub-Subheadings should be in lower case and in italics.

Figures: You must also supply a high-quality hard-copy of all figures and tables in case we need to scan. A figure legend should be supplied.

Tables: Number in order of mention in the text and Table should be in text form not shown as an image.

References: Bibliographic references in the text appear like [1, 2 ...], using square brace. References should be numbered consecutively in the text.

REFERENCES:

Journal Articles: Ouyang, D., J. Bartholic and J. Selegean, 2005. Assessing Sediment Loading from Agricultural Croplands in the Great Lakes Basin. Journal of American Science, 1(2): 14-21.

A Book: Durbin, R., S.R. Eddy, A. Krogh and G. Mitchison, 1999. Biological Sequence Analysis: Probabilistic Models of Proteins and Nucleic Acids. Cambridge University Press, pp: 356.

A Chapter in a Book: Leach, J., 1993. Impacts of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) on water quality and fish spawning reefs of Western Lake Erie. In Zebra mussels: biology, impacts and control, Eds., Nalepa, T. and D. Schloesser. Ann Arbor, MI: Lewis Publishers, pp: 381-397.

A Report: Makarewicz, J.C., T. Lewis and P. Bertram, 1995. Epilimnetic phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass and species composition in Lake Michigan, 1983-1992. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program, Chicago, IL. EPA 905-R-95-009.

Conference Proceedings: Stock, A., 2004. Signal Transduction in Bacteria. In the Proceedings of the 2004 Markey Scholars Conference, pp: 80-89.

A Thesis: Strunk, J.L., 1991. The extraction of mercury from sediment and the geochemical partitioning of mercury in sediments from Lake Superior, M. S. thesis, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI.

Abbreviations, Units etc.,

Authors should follow internationally agreed rules especially those adopted by the IUPAC-IUB Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (CBN). The journal will essentially follow the rules defined in the IUPAC Manua1 of symbols and terminology for physico-chemical quantities and units (Butterworths, London, 1970).

Copyright and Permissions

By submitting a manuscript to the editor or publisher you are deemed to have granted permission to publish the manuscript.

PROOFS

Proofs will be sent via e-mail as an Acrobat PDF (Portable Document Format) file. Acrobat Reader will be required in order to read the PDF. This software can be downloaded from the following website:

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

This will enable the file to be opened, read on screen and printed out in order for any corrections to be added.

After Acceptance authors have to pay the processing handling charges.

In case if any author after acceptance want to withdraw his/her article then author must have to pay the processing handling charges.

In case if authors will not respond within six weeks after proof and invoice send to them, then IDOSI will have athority to publish articles in any of the IDOSI Journal related to the articles scope to update the current issue of that journal.

Publishing contents

Publishing contents in both forms Online and in print (5 offprints + Hard copy)