Journal of Agricultural Science and Botany

Guidelines for Authors

Journal of Agricultural Science and Botany is an interdisciplinary research journal for publication of original research work in all major disciplines in the field of agriculture, botany & related issues in the form of research articles, reviews, case reports, short communications, letter to the editor, etc.

The journal considers manuscripts for publication, prepared in accordance with the Guidelines for the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (see N Engl J Med 1997; 336: 309–315).

Manuscripts are received with the understanding that they have not been published or are not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts are accepted based on the recommendations of the referees. Published papers become the sole property of Journal of Agricultural Science and Botany and will be copyrighted by the journal.
You may submit manuscripts online at or you may send the article as an email attachment to [email protected] or [email protected]

Open Access Policy

Research papers published both in electronic and print versions of Journal of Agricultural Science and Botany may be freely viewed/ copied/ and printed by individual academicians and researchers.


Management disclaims any responsibility for the statements and opinion offered by the author/s in article/s. No material in any form can be reproduced without permission of Scientific Publishers. Declaration of originality, authorship and competing interest on behalf of all authors of the manuscript.
This manuscript is based on original work and had not been published in whole or part, in any print or electronic media or is under consideration of publication in any print or electronic media other than as abstract of conference proceedings. Persons designated as authors must meet all of the following criteria.

Article Processing Charges

Manuscript Type

Article Processing Charges






Reviews, Research, Commentary, Case Reports, etc.






Preparation of Manuscripts

Manuscripts should consist of the following subdivisions: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results/Observations, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References, Tables, Figures and Legends. All manuscripts should be written in English and number all the pages consecutively beginning with the title page.

The original copy of the manuscript along with figures should be sent to the editorial online at or as an email attachment to above given email-id's

Title Page

The title page should include the complete title of the manuscript, the author(s) name(s), address of the institute where the work was conducted, running title and the name and address of the author to whom the correspondence should be sent; 3-8 key words must be included.


The abstract should not exceed 250 words. It should be written in complete sentences and should give factual information.


Abbreviations of units should conform to those shown below:


















Other abbreviations and symbols should follow the recommendations on units, symbols and abbreviations: in “A guide for Biological and Medical Editors and Authors (The Royal Society of Medicine London 1977)”.


A list of all the references cited in the text should be given at the end of the manuscript. The references should be cited according to the Vancouver agreement. They should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Identify references in the text by Arabic numerals [in square brackets]. Authors must check and ensure the accuracy of all references cited. All authors should be cited. Abbreviations of titles of medical periodicals should conform to those used in the latest edition of Index Medicus. The volume of the periodical should be followed by the page number of each reference cited. Some examples are shown below:

Journal article

Matsuo N, Fukami K, Tsuchiya S. Effects of early planting and cultivars on the yield and agronomic traits of soybeans grown in southwestern, Japan. Plant Prod Sci. 2016;19:370-80.

Personal authors’ book

Thomson CD. Selenium, in Benjamin caballero ed. encyclopedia of human nutrition (3rd edition). Academic Press, Waltham. 2013;186-192.


Do not submit tables as photographs or scanned documents. Number tables consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text and supply a brief title for each. The tables should be typed on separate sheets. Place explanatory details as footnotes. Give each column a short or abbreviated heading.


All figures should be listed together. Figures should not exceed 16.5 x 22.0 cm and should be numbered. For the reproduction of illustrations, only good quality drawings and original photographs can be accepted. When possible, group several illustrations on one page for reproduction. Photomicrographs should have internal scale markers. Symbols, arrows, or letters used in the photomicrographs should contrast with the back­ground. Electronically submitted b/w half-tone and color illustrations must have a final resolution of 300 dpi after scaling, and 800-1200 dpi for line drawings.

Galley proofs

Unless indicated otherwise, galley proofs will be sent to the first-named author and should be returned within 48 hours of receipt.


Reprints may be purchased. Order for supply of reprints may be sent while returning the galley proofs after corrections. No reprint/s will be supplied free of charge. Reprint Order Form and Price List will be sent with the galley proofs.


Generally, submitted manuscripts are sent to two experienced referees from our panel. The contributor’s may submit names of three qualified reviewers who have had experience in the subject of the submitted manuscript, but are not associated with the same institution(s) as the contributors nor have published manuscripts with the contributors in the past 10 years.