Information For Reviewers

REVIEWERS are requested to kindly check the irrelevant /unnecessary descriptive data in the text and mark to delete the same to avoid unnecessary length of article.

2- In addition to subject wise scrutiny, the reviewer should kindly check the following points whether the author has followed or not: -

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 department and complete address. Senior/ corresponding author should also give his/her email ID if available.

Introduction- An introduction should introduce the main theme of the paper along with background information and elaborate the objective of the study.

One liner: Author may give the main of the study in very brief, just in one line highlighting the main result.

Abstract - A brief abstract (not exceeding 200 words) reflecting conduct along with concluding remarks in brief should be given.

Keywords-Three to five keywords, relevant to the contents of the paper, should be given following the "Abstract" Part.

Presentation -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) Material and Methods, (6) Results and Discussion (7) References and (8) One Liner. The matter should be typed in double space on one side only of A4 size paper with a margin of 2.5 cm. Contributions should be sent in duplicate (Hard copies).

Illustrations/Photographs - The number of illustrations should be kept minimum as their reproduction is costly. Photographs and drawings should, be made to the correct proportion of the printing page of the journal. Every table, figures or photo should be followed by a proper Caption. If the Illustrations are on separate strips of paper, the approximate place where the illustrations are to be inserted should be indicated in the text, and the illustrations should be serially numbered.

References - The References should be given at the end of the article on separate sheet of paper. 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. 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 paper 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
Allmarmas, 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 (Firce, F.J. and Frye, W.W. 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 clomate change negociations: building north south partnerships for clomate change mitigation. In: Proceeding of National Symposium on changing concepts of forestry in 21st centuary, Nauni. 21-22 October 2005. Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan (H.P.).

Thesis and Dissertation
Mehra, M.S. (1984). Litter fall and nutrient return in certain forest ecosystems of Kumaun Himalaya, Ph.D. thesis, Kumaun University, Nainital:274 pp.

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.

Note: Reviewers are requested to kindly check that the author have followed the above guidelines strictly or not.