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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.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Ethical Approvals: In cases where animals are used in the submitted manuscript, the methods section must clearly indicate approval from the ethics committee of the institute or organisation and should state that all efforts were taken to minimize pain and discomfort to the animal while conducting these experiments.

Ethics of Investigation: Authors should make sure that the manuscript is designed according to the guidelines of the Helsinki Declaration as revised in 1975, otherwise the manuscript will not be accepted for publication or will be rejected later.

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Appeal of Decision: Authors have the right to appeal the Editor’s decision in writing to the Editorial Office stating the reasons for appealing the decision with evidence and supporting data.

Permissions: In case any part (e.g. table or figure) of the submitted manuscript has been taken from previously published work, it is the responsibility of the authors to obtain permission either from the publishers or from the authors depending on the copyright ownership. Impact Science pub can demand this permission anytime, pre- or post-publication of the study.

Plagiarism Policy: The Editorial Office will strictly monitor text plagiarism and obvious fraudulent data prior to the review process and if plagiarism is detected at this stage or later, the manuscript will be rejected and will not be reconsidered in any journal published independently or in association with Science Impact pub, Ltd, Pakistan


Only electronic files in Word format (.doc, docx) can be submitted. Submission shall only be made by one of the authors, main or co-author, who should take the responsibility for all correspondence throughout the submission and review process.

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Terms of Submission:

While submitting your manuscripts you must ensure that:

• The manuscript is not being considered elsewhere for publication.
• All authors have approved the publication of this manuscript.
• The relevant institution has approved the submission, if required.
• The authors permit editing of the paper for readability.

Research Article: An article containing full detail of findings. It should consist of Title Page, Abstract, Introduction, Results, Discussion (Results and Discussion can be combined), Material and Methods, Acknowledgements, Authors’s Contributions, References, Tables, and finally Figure Legends.

Formatting of the manuscript:

Title and Authorship Information Page (first page of the manuscript)
• Title of the manuscript
• Full names of author(s)
• Full institutional mailing addresses
• Email address(es), of corresponding author(s)

This section consist of a short collection of bullet points that capture the novel results of your research (3 to 5 bullet points).

The manuscript should contain an abstract. Abstracts shall not contain any references and should clearly and accurately summarize the main focus of the study. The word count should be under 250 words.

This section should summerise existing literature sufficiently so that the readers understand the background of the findings. At the end, the introduction should contain the objectives of the study. Authors are encouraged to use headings, however, these are not compulsory.

Materials and Methods:
This part should contain sufficient experimental and analytical details so that any readers can repeat the procedures without consulting the author of the study. To have better understanding of the methodologies, it is recommended that this section is divided under headings.

Results and Discussion:
This section may be divided by subheadings or may be combined depending upon the nature of manuscript and the type of study.

This section should clearly explain the main conclusions of the work. It should not be more than one paragraph and should not repeat the text presented earlier in the text. Efforts should be made to highlight the importance and relevance of the study.

All acknowledgments (if any) should be included in the manuscript before the Reference section and may include supporting grants etc.

Authors Contributions:
The manuscript must clearly state the contribution of each author and should convince editors that each author has contributed significantly to the study.


 References in the text should be mentioned as Smith, 2005 (when there is single author) or Smith and Franklin, 2005 (when there are two authors) or Smith et al., 2005 (when there are more than two authors).

The reference in the Reference List shall be arranged as mentioned below for each category:

Arif. M., Jan,MT., Khan, N.U., Khan, A., Khan,M.J., Munir, I., 2010. Effect of seed priming on growth parameters of soybean. Pak. J. Bot., 42 (4), 2803-2812.

Javaid, A., Anjum, T., 2006. Control of Parthenuim hysterophorus (L.) by aqueous extracts of allelopathic grasses. Pak. J. Bot., 38 (1), 139-145.

Oya, T., Neopmoceno, T.L., Neumaier, N., Farias, J.R.B., Tobita, S., 2004. Drought tolerance characteristics of Brazilian soybean cultivars. J. Plant Prod. Sci., 7, 129-137

Munir, M., 2002. Mononegaviruses of veterinary importance. Volume I: Pathobiology and molecular diagnosis: 1st edn. CABI, UK.
Narwal, S.S., 2004. Allelopathy in crop production.Scientific Publishers, Jodhapur, India.

Software and websites
National Agricultural Statistics Service. 1998. Crops county data. Available online with updates at https://usda.mannlib.comell. edu/data-sets/crops/9X10

Organization/ Govt. department documents 
Anonymous. 2012-13. Pakistan Economic Survey 2012-13. Finance and Economic Affairs Division, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan.
GoP. 2012-13. Agricultural Statistics Year Book 2013-14. Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Chapter in Edited Book
Gnanadurai, C.W., Lyon, D.C., Jackson, A. C., Fu, Z.F., 2014. Rabies Virus. p. 209-221. In: Munir, M (eds), Mononegaviruses of veterinary importance. Volume I: Pathobiology and molecular diagnosis, 2ndedn. CABI, UK.

Tanner, J.W., Hume, D.J., 1978. Soybean management and production. Chapter.6. p.157-217. In: A.G. Norman Soybean Physiology, Agronomy and Utilization Academic Press. New York.

PhD thesis
Author, A., 2003. Thesis title with lower case initials to all words. PhD thesis, University, Town, Country.


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