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Full Length Research articles: All portions of the manuscript must be typed double-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font and all pages numbered starting from the title page.  It should have the following sections:

The Title should be a brief phrase describing the contents of the paper. The Title Page should include the authors’ full names and affiliations, the name of the corresponding author along with phone, fax and E-mail information. Present addresses of authors should appear as a footnote.

The Abstract should be informative with brief presentation of the topic, the scope of the experiments, significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should not be mote than 250 words in length.

Keywords should not be more than Five.

The Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem, the proposed approach or solution. It should be written in such a manner that it is understandable to wide range of persons with different scientific disciplines.

Materials and Methods New procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited, and important modifications of published procedures should be mentioned briefly.

Results should be presented with clarity and precision. Results should be explained, but largely without referring to the literature. Discussion, speculation and detailed interpretation of data should not be included in the Results but should be put into the Discussion section.

The Discussion should interpret the findings in view of the results obtained in this and in past studies on this topic. Describe the conclusions in a few sentences at the end of the paper. When appropriate, both sections can be combined.

The Acknowledgments,if any should be brief.

Tables should be designed to be as simple as possible. Tables are to be typed double-spaced throughout, including headings and footnotes. Each table should be on a separate page, numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and supplied with a heading and a legend. Tables should be self-explanatory without reference to the text. The same data should not be presented in both table and graph form or repeated in the text.

Figure legends should be typed in numerical order on a separate sheet. Graphics should be prepared using applications capable of generating high resolution GIF, TIFF, JPEG or PowerPoint before pasting in the Microsoft Word manuscript file. Tables should be prepared in Microsoft Word. Use Arabic numerals to designate figures (Figure 1). Information given in legends should not be repeated in the text.

References The Harvard (author, date) system of referencing is used (examples are given below).

In the text give the author’s name followed by the year in parentheses: John (2011). If there are two authors use ‘and’: Micky and Johns (2011); but if cited within parentheses use ‘&’: (Micky & Johns 2011).

When reference is made to a work by three or more authors, the first name followed by et al. should be used: Tiwari et al. (2002). If papers by the same authors in the same year are cited, they should be distinguished by the letters a, b, c, etc. In the reference list, references should be listed in alphabetical order.

Reference to unpublished data and personal communications should not appear in the list but should be cited in the text only (e.g. Tiwari, P.K 2000, unpublished data). All citations mentioned in the text, tables or figures must be listed in the reference list.

Journals
Tiwari, G. and Joshi, T. (2010) An analysis of noise pollution in Timbaktu.  J. Noise. Poll. Cntrl 7: 200-205.

Books
John, G.D. and Smith, P.  (2005) Concepts of Modern Ecology, America. pp. 100-105.
Chapter in a book Tiwari, P.K  (2010) Study of Cytogenetics, pp 30-100. Juli-Mcbay, Inc, New York.

Short Communications:
A Short Communication is suitable for recording the results of complete small investigations or giving details of new models or hypotheses, innovative methods, techniques or apparatus. The style of main sections need not conform to that of full-length papers. Short communications are 2 to 5 printed pages (about 6 to 20 manuscript pages) in length.  Short Communications should have the following : (1) Abstracts are limited to 100-120 words; (2) Body of the paper(III) Results and Discussion if any should be combined into a single section.

Proofs
It is essential that corresponding authors supply an email address to which proofs can be emailed. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at the proof stage. Full instructions on how to correct and return the file will be attached to the email. Once final corrected manuscript is received from author as final copy the same will be uploaded in website. It is solely the duty of the corresponding author to look for the typographical or any grammatical mistakes. Once uploaded and final pdf is available online, if there remains any error USD 55 will be charged per page or as per the decision of Editor-in-Charge.

Final Copy
Upon paying a nominal maintenance and processing fees (Rs. 2250 (for papers within India) and USD 100 (for outside authors from Africa and Middle East and others selected) authors will be provided with a URL (paper link) from which author can download as many copies for personal and professional use. Special discount will be given for students and scholars who are eager to get their research and review papers published.

Hard Copy
Hard copy of the entire issue can be obtained at a nominal charges as and when mentioned in acceptance letter.