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Author Guidelines

The manuscript should be in English and prepared on the following lines:-
Title:Title should be brief, specific and informative, the scientific name(s) in italics/underlined.

Authors:Names of authors to be typed, in capitals unaccompanied by their degrees, titles etc.
Address:Address of the institution where the work was carried out be given below the name(s) of author(s). Present address of correspondence should be given as footnote indicating by asterisk the author to whom the correspondence is to be addressed.
Abstract:The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, briefly present the topic, state the scope of the experiments, indicate significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should be in about 100 to 150 words. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited.

Key words:Following the abstract, key words not more than 8 that will provide indexing references should be listed.

Introduction:This should be brief and the review of the literature should be pertinent to the theme of the paper. Extensive review and unnecessary detail of earlier work should be avoided.

Materials and Methods:It should inform the reader about appropriate methodology etc. but if known methods have been adopted, only references be cited. It should comprise the experimental design and techniques.

Results and Discussion:It should be combined to avoid repetition. The results should not be repeated in both tables and figures. The discussion should relate to the significance of the observations.

Tables and Figures:Tables and figures should be typed on separate sheet(s), Table numbers should be followed by the title of the table, Line drawings/photographs should contain figure number and description thereof. The corresponding number(s) of Tables, Figures etc should quoted in the text.

References:References should be cited in the text by author name(s) and year. A List of all the references quoted should be provided at the end of the paper. It should be prepared alphabetically with surname of all the authors followed by these initials and year of publication in brackets. The titles of the articles should be mentioned. Standard abbreviations of the journal should be used and be typed in italics. Volume numbers need to be in bold type and pagination in normal type.

Page/Line Number:Authors are requested to mention Page number and Line number to each line in the MS for easy and quick review.

All the papers are peer reviewed. The responsibility for any statement in the article rests with the author(s).The corresponding author should send a certificate that the article or its data has not been sent/will not be sent elsewhere for publication. If a manuscript is returned to the authors for revision, it must be resubmitted within 20-25 days of its receipt. The article number allotted should invariably be referred in all correspondence.

The manuscripts should be submitted to the Managing Editor, Agricultural Research Communication Centre, 1130, Sadar Bazar, Near Post Office, KARNAL-132001, Haryana, India OR author can send their manuscripts by e-mail also atcontact@arccjournals.comorarccgoel@gmail.comas an attachment in MS Word format only.

Processing and Printing Charges (INDIAN):- Processing charges are Rs. 1000.00 with the acknowledgement of the article. Printing charges after approval of the article are Rs. 5000.00 for Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, Indian Journal of Animal Research and Legume Research and Rs. 3000.00 for Agricultural Science Digest, Agricultural Reviews and Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.
Note:- Processing charges of Rs.1000.00 are non refundable in case of rejection of article.


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 OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  2. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  3. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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