GJEES Authors Guidelines

Author should adhere strictly to the Guidelines giving below when preparing their article for submission and publication

Title

Manuscripts must be submitted with a full title of not more than 250 characters. It should be specific, descriptive, concise, and comprehensible to readers outside the subject field. Avoid abbreviations if possible. Where appropriate, authors should include the species or model system used (for biological papers) or type of study design (for clinical papers).

Authors and Affiliations

All author names should be listed in the following order:

  • First names (or initials),
  • Middle names (or initials), and
  • Last names (surname, family name)

Each author should list an associated department, university, or organizational affiliation and its location, including city, state/province (if applicable), and country. If the article has been submitted on behalf of a consortium, all author names and affiliations should be listed at the end of the article.

The correctness of the authors name and affiliation is of great importance as this may not be changed after initial submission unless under strict and special consideration.

To qualify for authorship, one should contribute to all of the following:

  1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; AND
  2. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; AND
  3. Final approval of the version to be published; AND
  4. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

All persons designated as authors should qualify for authorship, and all those who qualify should be listed. Each author must have participated sufficiently in the work to take public responsibility for appropriate portions of the content. Those who contributed to the work but do not qualify for authorship should be listed in the acknowledgments.

When a large group or center has conducted the work, the author list should include the individuals whose contributions meet the criteria defined above, as well as the group name.

All authors must approve the final manuscript before submission. An approval letter or cover letter stating that all authors approve the submission should be sent along when submitting the manuscript.

One author should be designated as the corresponding author, and his or her email address and other contact information should be included on the manuscript cover page. This information will be published with the article if accepted.

Abstract

The abstract should:

  • Describe the main objective(s) of the study
  • Explain how the study was done, including any model organisms used, without methodological detail
  • Summarize the most important results and their significance
  • Be one paragraph
  • Not exceed 300 words
  • Not include citation
  • Not include Abbreviations, if possible
Keywords

Average of 5 to 10 keywords should be provided at the end of the abstract

Abbreviations

List of abbreviation for non-standard and very long terms should be provided and used.

Abbreviations

The introduction should:

  • Provide background that puts the manuscript into context and allows readers outside the field to understand the purpose and significance of the study
  • Define the problem addressed and why it is important
  • Include a brief review of the key literature
  • Note any relevant controversies or disagreements in the field
  • Conclude with a brief statement of the overall aim of the work and a comment about whether that aim was achieved
Materials and Methods

This section should be clearly presented to allow the reproduction of the experiments. Information/protocols for new methods should be included in detail and relevant literatures to support the study should be cited. However, a review article may necessarily not contain this section.

Results, Discussion, and Conclusions

These sections maybe combined into a single section as “Results and discussion” or “Discussion”. It may also be presented separately if necessary. These sections may be further divided into subsections, each with a concise subheading. These sections should describe the results of the experiments, the interpretation of these results, and the conclusions that can be drawn.

Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement should be brief and concise. People who contributed to the work but do not fit the authorship criteria should be listed in the acknowledgments, along with their contributions. Funding sources can also be acknowledged in this section.

References

References should be listed in an alphabetical order at the end of the paper. Appropriate links to the referenced articles should be included wherever available. The general guideline should be strictly adhering to by the authors.

  • All cited references should be listed in the reference list.
  • An unpublished work that has been accepted in a reputable journal can be cited.
  • For review article, author must cite his or her previous work in the related field.
  • Too many self-citation is not allowed.
  • Numbered references is not allowed.
  • Unavailable and unpublished work not yet accepted should not be cited.

References should be formatted as follows:

For Journals:

[Author (1), author (2), author (3)]. [(year)]. [Title of the article]. [name of journal] [volume no (Issue no):page no from-to].

Shetty, K., Asano, Y., & Oosawa, K (1992). Stimulation of in vitro shoot organogenesis in Glycine max (Merrill.) by allantoin and amides. Plant Science, 81(2), 245-251.

For Book:

[Author (1), author (2), & author (3)]. [year]. [Title of the book]. [Name of the publisher], [Edition]. [page no from-to].

Darwin, C. R. (1868). The variation of animals and plants under domestication. John Murray, London. pp:4-8.

Figures and Tables

Figures and Tables should be provided in a separate file or at the end of the Text.

Figures

Figures/Graphics should be clear and prepared in GIF, TIFF, JPEG or PowerPoint. Figures should have a short descriptive legend that allows readers to understand the figure without referring to the text. All non-standard symbols and abbreviations should be defined. For graphics, the unit in the two axes should be clearly indicated. Figures should be numbered consecutively and cited appropriately in the manuscript

Tables

Tables should be kept to a minimum. All tables should have a concise title. Footnotes can be used to explain abbreviations if necessary but not compulsory for all tables. The unit of measurement used in a table should be stated. Tables should be numbered consecutively and cited appropriately in the manuscript. Citations in the table should be indicated using the same style as the one in the text. Tables should be organized in Microsoft Word or Excel spreadsheet.

Acceptance Certificate

Acceptance Certificate will be issued to the authors via the corresponding author as soon as their manuscript is accepted by the Editor.

Payment of Manuscript Processing Fee

The corresponding author will be contacted to make the necessary payment of the manuscript handling fee as soon as their manuscript is accepted for publication. Author should note that ability to make payment does not mean their manuscript will be accepted and publish. Hence, authors are advised to make payment for only accepted manuscript.

Proofs

Before publication, a proof is sent to the corresponding author for proof-reading and authors are advised to read the proof and make minor typographical or grammatical correction. The proof should be returned to the Editorial office within 48 hour.

Publication

The manuscripts will be published in the next issue of the journal as soon as proof is received and a notice of publication will sent to the corresponding author

Publication Notification

After the article is made available on the journal’s website, a publication notice is sent to the corresponding author with links to the issue and article.

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