ISSN No. (online) 2277-6214
Types of contributions
1. Review articles
2. Original Research papers
3. Short Cominications
4. Book Reviews
Review articles may be invited or submitted. They should cover the subjects of current interest and fall within the scope of the journal.
Original research papers should report the results of original research evolved out of one or a series of experiment. Barring being published in a preliminary form in a conference symposia etc., the information should not have been published elsewhere.
Short communication is a brief, concise description of a limited experiment. It is structured similar to the regular paper. These submissions should not exceed a total of eight double-spaced A4 pages and number of references should not exceed 20.
Reviews of relevant books, which are not more than one year old will be included in the journal. The books for the reviews may be sent to the book review Editor:
Dr Sumant Vyas
National Research Centre on Camel,
P.B. No. 07, Bikaner- 334 001 INDIA
Submission of an article is understood to imply that the article is original and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. It also implies that all authors have approved the paper for release and are in agreement with its content.
The person(s) who do not meet the criteria for authorship but have provided purely technical help, writing assistance, general support should be acknowledged. The sources of funding should also be acknowledged. Authors should also acknowledge the study sponsors (person or organization), study grant etc.
1.Manuscripts should be written in English. It should be organized in the following order:
Title – It should be clear, descriptive but not too long.
Name(s) of author(s)
Complete postal address (es) of affiliations
Full telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address of the corresponding author
Present address(es) of author(s) if applicable
Complete correspondence address (including postal zip code) and e-mail address to which the proofs should be sent
Key words (indexing terms),
Materials and Methods
Acknowledgements and any additional information about research grants
Tables (in separate file(s))
Figures (in separate files(s))
2. Manuscript should be written in a word document using Times Roman fonts (12). It should have double spacing throughout i.e. for references, abstracts and footnotes. It should have numbered lines and every page of the manuscript should be numbered.
3.Title and subtitles should be in lower-case letter type.
The abstracts should be descriptive, clear and not longer than 400 words.
1. Large tables should be avoided. Tables should be numbered according to their sequence in the text.
2. Each table should have a brief and self-explanatory title and occupy a separate page of the manuscript.
3. Any explanations essential to the understanding of the table should be given as a footnote at the bottom of the table.
1. Illustrations should be of such size to allow a reduction of 50 % without becoming illegible.
2. Photographs are only acceptable if they have good contrast and intensity.
1. The publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references following the text of the manuscript. The manuscript should be carefully checked to ensure that the spelling of author’s names and dates are exactly the same as in the reference list.
2. The author’s name (without initial) and year of publication should be referred in the text. Example: “As Simpson (1994) revealed it……” “ This confirms the results obtained previously (Singh et al., 1998). For more than two authors, the name of first author should be used followed by “et al.”. References cited together in the text should be arranged chronologically.
3. The names of first author and co-authors should be mentioned in the list of references. The list should be arranged alphabetically on authors’ name and chronologically per author. If an author’s name in the list is also mentioned with co-authors the following order should be used: publications of single author, arranged according to publication dates- publications of the same author with one with one co-author- publications of the author with more than one co-author. Publications by the same author(s) in the same year should be listed as 1974a, 1974b, etc.
4. The title of the periodical should be abbreviated while citing in the list of references. The abbreviations should be in accordance with BIOSIS serial sources.
5. Work accepted for publication but not yet published should be referred to as “in Press”.
6. “Personal communications” and unpublished data should not be cited in reference list but may be mentioned in the text.
7. Full URL is necessary for web references in addition to author’s name and dates.
8. The references shold be arranged as follows,
Pearson WR, Wood T, Zhang Z, Miller W, 1997. Comparison of DNA sequences with protein sequences. Genomics 46: 24-36.
Langenau DM, Goetz FW, Roberts SB, 1999. The upgradation of messenger ribonucleic acids during 17?, 20?-dihydroxy-4pregnen-3-one-induced ovulation in the perch ovary. J Mol Endocrinol 23:137-152.
For edited symposia, special issues, etc. published in a periodical
Sonhammer EL, von Heijne G, Krogh A, 1998. A hidden Markov model for predicting transmembrane helices in protein sequences. Proc Int Conf Intell Syst Mol Biol 6: 175-182.
Van Zutphen LFM, Baumans V, Beynen AC, 2001. Principles of Laboratory Animal Science, Revised Edition. Elsevier BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
For multi-author books
Betteridge KJ, 1993. Embryo Transfer. In: King GJ (Ed.), Reproduction in Domesticated Animals. World Animal Science B9, Elsevier Publishers BV, Amsterdam, pp 413-418.
1. The conventions of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and the official recommendations of the IUPAC-IUB combined commission on Biochemical Nomenclature should be followed.
2. The crops, plants, insects, birds, mammals etc. should be identified by their scientific names when the English term is first used, with the exception of common domestic animals.
3. The biological nomenclature in general should be used in accordance with International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria, and the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.
The author(s) must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the source(s) in the article, if excerpts from other copyrighted works are included.
The manuscript submitted must contain a statement that all animal experiments should comply with the appropriate guidelines and approved by the appropriate ethics committee prevailing in the host country or country where the research was carried out. It should be clearly mentioned in the manuscript that such guidelines have been followed.
Conflict of interest declaration
The manuscript must contain statement disclosing any relationship (personal or financial) with other organization or people that could influence or bias their work. These relationship or interest can be employment, consultancies, honoraria, ownership, grants or other funding etc. If there are no relationship or interest to declare then a statement, “declaration of interest- none” should be part of manuscript.
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