<![endif]>The purpose of Agrobiological
Records is to publish the original research papers,
review articles, clinical articles/case reports, and
short communications that contribute significantly
to the knowledge in the field of Agrobiological
<![if !supportLists]>2. <![endif]>English is the official
language of this Journal.
<![if !supportLists]>3. <![endif]>Preference will be given to
original articles that develop new concepts or
experimental approaches and is not merely
repositories of scientific data.
4. <![endif]>To verify originality, submitted manuscript will be
checked by any originality detection service.
Keeping Similarity Index >19%
and also Similarity Index from any single source
at the time of submission of the manuscript is the
responsibility of authors, however, the management
of the Agrobiological Records will try to examine
it, if found, manuscript is liable to be rejected.
<![if !supportLists]>5. <![endif]>The decision of
acceptance/rejection of publication lies with the
Editor that will be based on the recommendations of
the Editorial Board members, and/or invited
<![if !supportLists]>6. <![endif]>Manuscripts are not rejected
except for technical reasons/ethical issues, but
authors would be given chance to improve poor
English or grammatical mistakes.
Authors can withdraw their
manuscripts at any stage from submission to
acceptance, however, it will be impossible when
Agrobiological Records is following strictly that
all submitted articles will undergo peer review with
<![if !supportLists]>2. <![endif]>Manuscripts are sent for
Peer-review to reviewers' expert in the field.
3. <![endif]>The Reviewers should
not have any conflict of interest; if yes, it is
their moral duty to return the manuscript to the
Editor without reviewing.
Review is the prime policy of
the Agrobiological Records; neither reviewers know
to whom paper belongs to nor authors know who
reviewed their paper. Both identities are masked. To
facilitate this, authors must ensure that their
manuscripts are prepared in such a way that they do
not reveal their identities to reviewers, either
directly or indirectly.
<![endif]>Authors are encouraged to
provide 3 to 4 names of leading scientists in the
major field of the study. Include his/her name,
designation, official postal address
(University/Institute/Company, City, Country, Postal
Code), official email address, and telephone/fax
6. It is not necessary that
reviewers are selected from the list provided by the
authors, however, approaching the reviewers by
authors will lead to rejection.
declaration and verification:
Submission of an article to the Agrobiological
Records indicates that the work described has not
been published previously (except in the form of an
abstract in any seminar/conference proceedings, a
published lecture or academic thesis, (see
'Multiple, redundant or
for more information), that it is not under
consideration for publication elsewhere (with any
other journal), that its publication is approved by
all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the
responsible authorities where the work was carried
out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published
elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any
other language, including electronically without the
written consent of the copyright-holder.
<![endif]>The major scientific
accomplishment/novelty of the study should be stated
in the Cover Letter.
<![endif]>Submission requires metadata
for all authors including their email address,
postal address, telephone/fax number along with
ORCiD (Open Research and Contributors
Identification). ORCiD allows the creation of unique
digital identifiers (ORCiD IDs) for the researcher,
facilitating international identification of the
researcher and his/her publications. Authors may
register themselves at
It is free.
<![endif]>The author (s) is/are
responsible for all the statements and concepts
contained in the manuscript.
<![endif]>For the preparation of the
manuscript, use the A4 page size and Times New Roman
12 with 1" margin on all sides.
<![endif]>Use 1.5 space throughout the
text, including the Abstract and References while
Tables be arranged at a single space.
<![endif]>The pages must be numbered
serially on the lower right-hand corner, beginning
from the title page.
<![endif]>All pages must have
continuous line numbering.
<![endif]>The Research Articles must
contain the following sections: Title, Abstract
(about 250 words comprised of purpose of study,
methods, results, and conclusion) followed by 4-5
Keywords, Introduction (containing the respective
Literature review and rationale of the study),
Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion,
Conclusion, Conflict of Interest, Acknowledgements
and Authors' Contributions.
<![if !supportLists]>10. <![endif]>Duplication of results in
Tables/Figures or in text is not allowed.
<![if !supportLists]>11. <![endif]>Review Articles could be
comprised of appropriate headings and subheadings.
<![if !supportLists]>12. <![endif]>Agrobiological Records
encourages the use of EndNote software (a commercial
reference management software package, used to
manage bibliographies and references when writing
essays and articles) for writing references. Only
references closely related to the author's work are
allowed for citation.
<![if !supportLists]>13. <![endif]>References:
Citations to journal's articles
should be cited in the text as Qasem (2019) or
(Qasem 2019), Daba and Mekonnen (2022), or (Daba and
Mekonnen 2022), Degla et al. (2022) or (Degla et al.
2022). Name of all authors be written, and the name
of the Journal be written in full in the list of
references. The list of references at the end of the
manuscript must be arranged alphabetically and each
reference in the list must appear in the following
Daba B and Mekonnen G, 2022.
Effect of row spacing and frequency of weeding on
weed infestation, yield components, and yield of
rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Bench Maji Zone,
Southwestern Ethiopia. International Journal of
Agronomy 2022: Article ID 5423576.
Degla LH, Kuiseu J, Olounlade
PA, Attindehou S, Hounzangbe-Adote MS, Edorh PA and
Lagnika L, 2022. Use of medicinal plants as
alternative for the control of intestinal
parasitosis: assessment and perspectives.
Agrobiological Records 7: 1-9.
Qasem JR, 2019. Weed control in
tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill.) by new
biodegradable polypropylene sheets and other soil
mulching materials. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural
Sciences 56: 857-866.
Citation to books/book
chapter, monographs, proceedings, or thesis must
include: 1) author(s) or editor(s); 2) year of
publication, 3) title, 4) edition, 5) Publisher and
place of publication (city, country) and 6)
beginning and final page numbers of the relevant
chapter, as shown below:
Bewley JD and Black M, 1994.
Seeds: Physiology of Development and Germination,
2nd Ed. Plenum Press, New York, USA.
Hafez MF, 2015. Enteric
disorder in poultry: a never-ending story.
"International Seminar on Poultry
Diseases", University of Agriculture, Faisalabad,
Pakistan, 14-15 Dec 2015, pp: 53-61.
Hansen B, 1991. New York
City epidemics and history for the public. In:
Harden VA, Risse GB, editors. AIDS and the
historian. Bethesda: National Institutes of Health;
Soomro AH, Raunaq S, Sheikh SA and Khaskheli M,
2015. Assessment of microbial quality of farm
buffalo milk. Proceedings of 8th Asian
Buffalo Congress, Istanbul, Turkey; 21-25 April
2015, pp: 46.
Tolley NJ, 2010. Functional
analysis of a reticulon protein from Arabidopsis
thaliana. PhD thesis, University of Warwick.
Wells A, 1999. Exploring the
development of the independent, electronic,
scholarly journal. Master's Thesis, The University
<![if !supportLists]>12. <![endif]>Some journals abbreviate the
name of the journals, thus abbreviation to
Agrobiological Records will be Agrobiol. Rec.
<![if !supportLists]>13. <![endif]>Figures and Tables be
kept minimum. All the figures and tables must be
referred in the text where appropriate.
<![if !supportLists]>14. <![endif]>Illustrations, graphs,
photographs will be named as Figures; identified by
Arabic numerals like Fig. 1, Fig. 2, etc.... The
figures are supplied as digitized in .JPG or .JPEG
or.JPEG or .TIF or.TIFF with at least 300 dpi.
<![if !supportLists]>15. <![endif]>Tables must be identified by
Arabic numerals like Table 1, Table 2, etc... and
must not exceed one page (A4 size) and be arranged
after the reference section, however, must be
completely ready manuscript may be submitted through
the submission system (Submissions).
Get registered first and get password; then follow
the instructions given via the submission system or
sent the ready manuscript as an email attachment to
17. <![endif]>Any type of inquiry can be submitted to the
concerned quarters via the system (contact-us).
<![if !supportLists]>18. <![endif]>Articles that are not
recommended for publication will be archived,
however, authors will be notified why the paper was
<![if !supportLists]>19. <![endif]>Authors'
contributions: To qualify for
the authorship of the submitted manuscript, every
listed author must have made substantial
intellectual contribution. Please try one of the
below examples or make your own.
<![endif]>For multiple authors: RH, RE,
and CNO conceived and designed the experiment. CW,
ML, and BA performed the study and RE carried out
the lab analyses. RH supervised and coordinated the
experiments and provided clinical data. CNO
performed statistical analyses of experimental data.
RE and CW prepared the draft of the manuscript. All
authors critically revised the manuscript and
approved the final version.
<![endif]>For two or three authors: All
authors contributed equally to the conception,
execution, data collection, data analysis and
writing of the manuscript and critically revised the
manuscript and approved the final version.
<![if !supportLists]>20. <![endif]>Acknowledgments: Authors
are encouraged to acknowledge financial support from
any source, parent institute, sponsoring agency,
etc. Such acknowledgment must be with the grant
number. May be any colleague/professional has helped
in data analysis or language improvement, must be
Changes to authorship:
Authors are expected to
carefully consider the list and order of authors before submitting
their manuscript. The management of
Records" will stick to the original list and order
of authors provided at the time of submission.
However, if it is deemed necessary, request of such
change be addressed to the Editor by the corresponding
author along with following information
the reason for the addition/deletion in author list
or re-arrangement in the list of authors, and ii)
written confirmation (e-mail, letter) from all
authors that they agree with the addition, removal
or rearrangement. In the case of addition or removal
of authors, this includes confirmation from the
author being added or removed. Only in exceptional
circumstances the Editor will consider the addition,
deletion or rearrangement of authors after the
manuscript has been accepted.
<![if !supportLists]>22. <![endif]>Proofs of
accepted manuscript are sent to authors for
proof-reading. The authors are required to return
within 72 hours.
reprints will be supplied to the authors. All
articles are published with Open Access, hence
freely available on the website (agrobiologicalrecords.com),
thus, can be downloaded without any cost.