International Journal of Agriculture Food Science & Technology (IJAFST)
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Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically to email@example.com
with mention journal title (IJAFST) in subject line.
Time: Author will receive print
journal copy WITHIN 15 days after payment of publication charges and
submission of copyright form.
Cost: Authors of accepted papers are requested to arrange page
charges of their papers at the rate of US$25 per page (Rs.500
per page for Indian Authors), which will be invoiced, through the author, to
the author's company, institute, or agency. Twenty Five reprints of a paper
are provided to the authors ex-gratis. Additional sets of reprints may be
ordered at the time of proof correction. Page charges are mandatory and
omitted ONLY when it will be highly recommended by Editors-in-chief to us for
Manuscripts should be attached and sent to the
Editor via e-mail. The file has to be written using the following software:
MS-WORD, Tex or PDF format for IBM compatible computers.
An IJAFST Transactions paper should not exceed
25 typeset, printed pages.
parts: Title of article, authors' names, authors' institutional
affiliations, abstract (200-300 words suitable for abstracting services), main
text, tables (each starting with a caption) and figure captions, list of
symbols and abbreviations (if necessary), numbered list of references,
biographical sketch, and original figures.
The title of the paper should be concise and definitive (with key words
appropriate for retrieval purposes).
Names and Affiliations:
It is IJAFST policy that
all those who have participated significantly in the technical aspects of a
paper be recognized as co-authors or cited in the acknowledgments. In the case
of a paper with more than one author, correspondence concerning the paper will
be sent to the first author unless staff is advised otherwise.
should consist of first name, middle initial, last name. The author
affiliation should consist of the following, as applicable, in the order
Company or college (with department name or company division)
City, state, zip code
Telephone, fax, and e-mail
A short abstract (200-300
words maximum) should open the paper. The purposes of an abstract are:
to give a clear indication of the objective, scope, and results of
the paper so that readers may determine whether the full text will be of
particular interest to them;
to provide key words and phrases for indexing, abstracting, and
abstract should not attempt to condense the whole subject matter into a few
words for quick reading.
The references should be
brought at the end of the article, and numbered in the order of their
appearance in the paper. The reference list should be cited in accordance with
the following examples:
Ning, X., and Lovell, M. R., 2002, "On the Sliding Friction
Characteristics of Unidirectional Continuous FRP Composites," ASME J.
Tribol., 124(1), pp. 5-13.
Barnes, M., 2001, "Stresses in Solenoids," J. Appl.
Phys., 48(5), pp. 2000–2008.
Jones, J., 2000, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press,
Cambridge, UK, Chap. 6.
Lee, Y., Korpela, S. A., and Horne, R. N., 1982, "Structure of
Multi-Cellular Natural Convection in a Tall Vertical Annulus," Proc. 7th
International Heat Transfer Conference, U. Grigul et al., eds., Hemisphere,
Washington, DC, 2, pp. 221–226.
Hashish, M., 2000, "600 MPa Waterjet Technology
Development," High Pressure Technology, PVP-Vol. 406, pp. 135-140.
Watson, D. W., 1997, "Thermodynamic Analysis," ASME Paper
Tung, C. Y., 1982, "Evaporative Heat Transfer in the Contact
Line of a Mixture," Ph.D. thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy,
Acceptance: The final decision on publication is made by the
Editor-in-Chief upon recommendation of Editorial Board Members. If
the manuscript is accepted for publication in IJAFST, it must not be published
in any periodical elsewhere without the permission of the editorial board.
From time to time Guest Editors are invited to produce Special Issues
consisting of three or more articles grouped around a common theme. Proposals
for Special Issues are welcome, as are Guest Editorials and Announcements.
Each manuscript must be accompanied by a
statement that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication, in
whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as a part in a
book which is formally published and made available to the public. For
the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers it is necessary
that authors provide formal written consent to publish and transfer of Copyright
publication of the work.
Proofs will be sent to the
corresponding author and should be returned with one week of receipt.
Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors; any other corrections
may be charged to the authors. Authors are advised to check their proofs very
carefully before return, since the inclusion of late corrections cannot be
acceptable. Corrected proofs are to be returned to the publishers.
issues in a year.