- Authors interested in having their manuscript considered for special issue of Indian Journal of Ecology should upload the full paper with an expression of interest and their conference abstract file number and payment of registration fee by 30 Jan 2017.
- Submission of the extended abstract and payment of the registration fee for the Conference is the prerequisite for submitting a full length paper.
- Full length paper should be submitted before Jan 30, 2017 for considering its publication in the conference issue of Indian Journal of Ecology (NASS rating 4.95) by the editors of the journal.
Guidelines for Authors
The manuscript should be in Times New Roman with font size 12.
Title must be short and specific. The byline should comprise name(s) of author(s), complete postal address and e-mail address. Title page must also include a running title of 4 or 5 words.
Abstract must be self-explanatory and should include the objectives, methodology, important points in the results and a conclusion. It should not, in any case, exceed 200 words. The authors should also suggest up to 5 key words below the abstract.
Introduction should be brief and include justification for undertaking the investigation and a short review of earlier work. Key references related to the work must be cited.
Materials and Methods should be clear and concise. This section can be subtitled for clarity.
Results should be written concisely in a logical order. All data must invariably be given in metric and decimal system. Data presented in figures should not be duplicated in tables and vice versa. All figures and tables should be cited in text and should have concise and self-explanatory headings.
Discussion should be oriented towards explaining the significance and implications of the results obtained and should be well connected with the previous work in this direction.
Results and Discussion section may preferably be combined to avoid repetition.
References should be arranged alphabetically by the name of the first author and then by the second and third authors as necessary. Scientific Periodicals should not be abbreviated. Cite the full title of journal.
Illustrations should be very clear for photographic reproduction. Line drawings and photographs should be separately grouped. Photographs should be of high quality (preferably in glossy print) with sharp details and contrasts. The publication cost of photographs will be charged separately at the prevailing market rates. Small figures should be grouped to fill a page and full-page figure should be larger than 26 x 36 cm.
Follow the journal guidelines for full length paper at www.indianecologicalsociety.com