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Author Guidelines

RULES FOR CONTRIBUTIONS OF ARTICLES
Contributions should be sent to the Editor, Indian Forester, P.O. New Forest, Dehradun - 248006 (Uttarakhand)

The Central Editorial Board does not hold itself responsible for the opinions expressed by the authors.

The Central Editorial Board Reserves the right of accepting or rejecting any contribution and of making suitable alterations and amendments, without assigning any reason.

The softcopy of published article (in PDF) will be sent to the authors' email ID

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  1. Title - This should be in block capitals, brief and specific conveying the main subject of the contents of the paper. The title should be followed with the name of author/ authors (in block capitals) along with their affiliation and complete address. Senior/ corresponding author should also give his/her email Id. 
  2. Abstract Abstract should summarize the content of the paper. It should be accurate, expressive, intelligible and brief (not exceeding 200 words). Do not write references nor display equations in the abstract.
  3. Keyword - Three to five keywords which are prominently used in the paper and have relevance to the contents should be given following the “Abstract”.
  4. IntroductionIt should introduce the topic with a background knowledge/studies related to the topic, justifying the selection of the study and also elaborate in short the objectives of the study.
  5. Presentation of the article- The contribution should be submitted in the following format :
    (1) Title,
    (2) Name of author/authors along with their affiliation/address,
    (3) Abstract,
    (4) Key words, 
    (5) Introduction
    (6) Material and Methods,
    (7) Results and Discussion,
    (8) Conclusion and
    (9) References.
    (10) One liner - One liner should be catchy highlighting the main outcome of the study in brief, just in one line (not exceeding 35 words)
    The matter should be typed in double space on one side only of A4 size paper with a margin of 2.5 cm.
  6. Submission of Manuscript- Authors may submit their article for publication in Indian Forester at our website www.Indianforester.co.in. Please note that the PDF of any scanned matter in the article would not be accepted. The article must be in WORD format. If properly submitted, the author/authors will/shall be given the number of article through online platform. Please note that after getting the E-Number of article through online, (The ID Number of article will be in more than five figures) the author must NOT send again the article either by post or by email, unless the officials of Indian Forester asks for it. It will avoid the double entry of new incoming articles.
  7. Illustrations/Photographs The number of illustrations should be kept minimum as their reproduction is costly. Photographs and drawings should, if possible, be made to the correct proportion of the printing page of the journal., The photos are required in JPG.
  8. References- References should be given at the end of the article. Reference to a citation in the text should be made by means of the author's name followed by the year of publication in parenthesis. The references, in the list should be arranged alphabetically in chronological order. No serial numbering should be there in references. References should be written uniformly as the author's name and initials (abbreviated), the year of publication (in parenthesis), the title of the article, the title of the book or periodical (in italics) volume number (in bold) and the page numbers, thus:

    Articles in a journal
    Hamilton, A.P.F. (1947). Farm Forestry in India, Indian Forester, 74 (3):84-88.
    Book
    Peeson, C.F.C. (1941). Ecology and control of the forest insect pests of india and neighouring countries. Vasant Press, Dehradun ii + 1007 pp.
    Chapter of a book
    Allmaras, R.R., Wilkins, D.E., Burnside, O.C. and Mulla, D.J. (1998). Agricultural technology and adoption of practices. In: Advances in soil and water conservation (F.J. Firce and W.W. Frye, Eds.), Chelsea, Ann Arbor Press, pp. 99-158.
    Proceedings of Seminar and Symposium
    Rawat, V.R.S., Singh, M.K. and Kumar, S. (2005).  Forest under international climate change negotiations: building north south partnerships for climate change mitigation. In: Proceeding: National Symposium on   Changing Concepts of Forestry in 21st Century, Nauni. 21-22 October 2005. Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan (H.P.).
    Thesis and Dissertaion
    Mehra, M.S. (1984). Litter fall and nutrient return in certain forest ecosystems of Kumaun Himalaya, Ph.D. thesis, Kumaun University, Nainital:274 pp.
  9. Tables -Tables should be reduced to the simplest form and present only essential data. Small tables are given at appropriate place in the text while bigger tables should be submitted on separate sheets at the end of the article and must fit into single column, full width or, if absolutely necessary, landscape format. The use of vertical rules should be avoided. Numerical results should be calculated with suitable statistical package indicating significant differences, quoting probability levels.
  10. Declaration -  I declare that the manuscript has not been published in any journal/book or proceedings or in any other publication or offered for publication elsewhere in substantially the same or abbreviated form, either in print or electronically.
 

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