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Author Guidelines

Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding (EJPB) is published quarterly as ONLINE by the Indian Society of Plant Breeders (ISPB). The article will be published in the official web page www.ejplantbreeding.com

Papers submitted will be PEER REVIEWED. On the basis of referee's comments, author(s) will be asked by the editor to revise the paper / answer the queries. In addition to members of the society, any other person also can publish the article. Original Research Articles are accepted on the understanding that the work described is original and has not been published elsewhere and that the authors have obtained necessary authorization for publication of the material submitted. At present Review articles are not accepted for publication.

Subject Matter: Articles on all aspects of plant breeding will be accepted.

Manuscript: It should be in clear concise English, typewritten in double space on one side of A4 size white paper with at least 2.5 cm margin. Full research paper should not exceed 15 typed pages including tables and figures and should contain abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, acknowledgment and reference. Short notes, not exceeding 6 typed pages, may also be divided into different sections with a short abstract. MSWord file is preferred. Submitted papers will be acknowledged. EJPB reserves the right to accept/reject and modify the articles into research article/ research note. ALL ARTICLES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED THROUGH ONLINE ONLY.

Authorship of the Paper:

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Corresponding author:

The corresponding author is fully responsible for any disputes arising due to the publication of his/her manuscript.

Title page: The title should be crisp and clearly indicates the contents of the article. This should be followed by name(s) of the author(s), affiliation, and mailing address including e-mail of the corresponding author.

Abstract: A brief informative abstract should follow on the second page of the manuscript. It should clearly bring out the scope of the work and its salient features. It should be single paragraph of not more than 150 words.

Key words: The abstract should be followed by the important words (note more than five keywords) of the article, which can be included in various indexes.

Introduction: It should be brief, crisp and introduce the work in clear terms. Key references related to the work must be cited.

Materials and Methods: Standard and already reported method must be clearly given or cited. Any modification of the original method must be duly highlighted. This section may be subtitled for clarity. Use standard abbreviations of the various units. ISI units should be used for measurements.

Results and Discussion: This section can also be subtitled for clarity. Results and discussion should be combined. Salient results must be highlighted and discussed with related works. A brief conclusion of the research finding and future line of work may be given at the end.

Figures and Structures: Structure drawings, graphs and diagrams should be given in JPEG format separately and also placed in the text preferably through MS Word. Figures/structures must be numbered with figure numbers like Fig.1, Fig 2., and their approximate position in the text indicated. It is author's responsibility to provide suitable figures and drawings.

Tables: Tables should be typed on separate sheets and numbered consecutively within the text in Arabic numbers. They should bear a descriptive short heading in lower case, which starts with the word "Table". Their place in the text should be indicated.

Reference: Relevant references shall be quoted under each section and must be cited in full in the reference section. References to unpublished work and abstract citation may be avoided. The following style should be followed:

Kempthorne, O. 1957. An introduction to Genetic Statistics, John Wiley and Sons, New York.

Raghavaiah, P. and Joshi, M.G. 1986.Combining ability studies in Emmer Wheat. Indian J. Genet., 56 : 476 - 483.

Veeraragavathatham, D. 2002. Hybrids in vegetable crops: Potentials and problems. In: New Dimensions and Approaches for Sustainable Agriculture, S. Kannaiyan, S. Uthamasamy, Ravi Kumar Theodare and S. Palaniswamy (Eds.), Directorate of Extension Education, Tamil Nadu Agric. Univ., Coimbatore, India, p. 1-14.

Vindhiyavarman, P. 2000. Combining ability estimates in groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.). Madras Agric. J., 87 : 462 - 466.

Statement about Open Access and copyright:

Open Access

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Copyright:

Submission of a manuscript implies the following:

a) the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of thesis)

b) this manuscript is not under consideration for publication elsewhere;

c) when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding and Indian Society of Plant Breeders.

Errors in published works: When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

Concurrent Publication: An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources: Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given.

Submission fee: EJPB is an open access journal and to manage the various costs associated with the Journal management, for all papers there is a manuscript submission fee.

Payment of submission fee is MUST for registration of article. After the receipt of the submission fee only, the article will be processed. Once paid submission fee will not be returned to author even in case of rejection of article. Hence the authors need to ascertain themselves on the suitability of articles.

After transfer of money, the information (like account holders name, date of deposit, name of bank and branch, article title, etc) may please be informed through email.The receipt of the fees will be acknowledged through email along with registration number of your article.

This fee is independent of the number of coauthors, length of the manuscript, number of figures and tables. Hence there is no page charges.

Manuscripts and communication: Manuscripts and all communications should be submitted through email only.

FOREIGN AUTHORS NEED TO CONTACT THE EDITOR (Email:ejplantbreeding@gmail.com)  FOR THE MODE OF PAYMENT.

Editor,
Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding,
Indian Society of Plant Breeders,
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore-641 003,
Tamil Nadu, India
E-mail: ejplantbreeding@gmail.com
Web site: www.ejplantbreeding.com

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission file is in Microsoft Word 97-2003 document file (DOC and not DOCX) format.  It should be a SINGLE file with text, references, tables and graphs (in this order).
  2. The submission fee per article has been paid through State Bank Collect payment gate way.  The e-receipt need to be sent to ejplantbreeding@gmail.com BY THE AUTHOR after the submission of article. Refer Author Fees for details.  AFTER THE PAYMENT OF ARTICLE SUBMISSION FEE ONLY, REVIEW PROCESS WILL BE INITIATED.
  3. The Author need to inform under Comments for the Editor (see bottom of the page) of the following:

    a) SBICollect Reference number  for the submission fee:

    b) Amount: 

    c) Date of payment:

 

Copyright Notice

It is certified that:

  • The corresponding author is fully responsible for any disputes arising due to the publication of his/her manuscript.
  • The article has been seen by all the authors who are satisfied with its form and content.
  • The sequence of names of authors in the by-line is as per their relative contribution to this experiment, giving due credit to all scientists who made notable contribution to it.
  • All the authors fully understand that inclusion of any other co-authors or exclusion of any co-authors is not possible once the article has been submitted to the journal.
  • The corresponding author takes full responsibility for this article.
  • The address of the organization where the research was conducted is given.
  • The article is exclusive for this journal, and the results reported here have not been sent (and will not be sent during its consideration by this journal) for publication in any other journal.
  • Authors agree to abide by the objective comments of referees and do agree to modify the article into a short note as per the recommendation, for publication in the Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding.
  • If published in Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, the copyright of this article would vest with the Indian Society of Plant Breeders, who will have the right to enter into any agreement with any organization in India or abroad engaged in reprography, photocopying, storage and dissemination of information contained in it, and neither we nor our legal heirs will have any claims on royalty.

 


 

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission Fee: 750.00 (INR)

EJPB is an open access journal and to manage the various costs associated with the Journal management, for all papers there is a manuscript submission fee. Payment of submission fee is MUST for registration of article. After the receipt of the submission fee only, the article will be processed. Once paid submission fee will not be returned to author even in case of rejection of article. Hence the authors need to ascertain themselves on the suitability of articles. This fee is independent of the number of coauthors, length of the manuscript, number of figures and tables. Hence there is no page charges.

The submission fee per article (Irrespective of number of authors) has been fixed as follows:

INR 750 for non members of Indian Society of Plant Breeders

INR 500 for Life members of Indian Society of Plant Breeders (The life member should be the first author)

FOREIGN AUTHORS NEED TO CONTACT THE EDITOR (Email:ejplantbreeding@gmail.com)  FOR THE MODE OF PAYMENT.

 

Guidelines for making payment through State Bank Collect payment gate way

Click this link after reading the information given below

Step 1: Click the link below and Select Payment Category ‘Article Processing Fee’

https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm?corpID=368077

Step 2: Fill all the mandatory details and amount of fee as required in the portal and Click ‘Submit’ button

Step 3: Verify the details once again and Click ‘Confirm’ button

Step 4: Enter your credit/debit card or Account details and process payment. On successful payment , Click to view / download the e-receipt