Instructions For Authors
Landmark Research Journals of Agriculture and Soil Science (LRJASS) is an open access journal that provides rapid publication (monthly) of articles in all areas of agriculture including arid soil research and rehabilitation, agricultural genomics, stored products research, tree fruit production, pesticide science, post harvest biology and technology, seed science research, irrigation, agricultural engineering, water resources management, agronomy, animal science, physiology and morphology, aquaculture, crop science, dairy science, entomology, fish and fisheries, forestry, freshwater science, horticulture, poultry science, soil science, systematic biology, veterinary, virology, viticulture, weed biology, agricultural economics and agribusiness. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence.
Electronic submission of manuscripts is strongly encouraged, provided that the text, tables, and figures are included in a single Microsoft Word file (preferably in Arial font).
Submit manuscripts as e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office. A manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author shortly after submission.
The cover letter should include the corresponding author's full address and telephone/fax numbers and should be in an e-mail message sent to the Editor, with the file, whose name should begin with the first author's surname, as an attachment.
The style of the manuscript should conform to currently acceptable usage in matters of grammar and syntax.
LANGUAGE: Landmark Research Journals accepts manuscript in English language only. Every manuscript with the exception of short technical notes and letters to the editor must be accompanied by an abstract of 200 words or less, stating in short concise manner, the objectives of the study, the techniques used and what was accomplished.
Articles should be organized using some or all of the following headings; Introduction, Experimental Procedure or Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References. The text should define the equipment and methods in sufficient details to permit duplication of the results.
Title: The Title should be a brief phrase describing the contents of the paper. The Title Page should include the authors' full names and affiliations, the name of the corresponding author along with phone, fax and E-mail information. Present addresses of authors should appear as a footnote.
The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, briefly present the topic, state the scope of the experiments, indicate significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should be 100 to 200 words in length.. Complete sentences, active verbs, and the third person should be used, and the abstract should be written in the past tense. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited. Following the abstract, about 3 to 10 key words that will provide indexing references should be listed.
References: In the text, a reference identified by means of an author‘s name should be followed by the date of the reference in parentheses. When there are more than two authors, only the first author‘s name should be mentioned, followed by ’et al‘. In the event that an author cited has had two or more works published during the same year, the reference, both in the text and in the reference list, should be identified by a lower case letter like ’a‘ and ’b‘ after the date to distinguish the works.
Submission: Submission of a paper to this Journal implies that the manuscript has not been in or submitted to any other journal and the author have obtained appropriate permission to use data obtained for and contained in the manuscript. All manuscripts are subject to review by two or more independent, anonymous referees chosen by the editor-in-chief and should be free of charge i.e. voluntary referees. Authors will receive review reports which may take a maximum of two weeks. If revision is necessary, the author is asked to re-submit the dated revised manuscript incorporating the suggestions and recommendations of the referees within three months from the date of notice. It must be resubmitted as a new manuscript with reference to the previous submission. The author of an accepted manuscript will be notified. He or She will receive page proofs (PDF) for proof reading prior to the publication. Responsibility for accuracy in the final copy lies with the author. All submissions are subject to final approval and acceptance for publication by the Editor-in-Chief.
Publication Charges: Authors are required to make payment of $500 USD only for article publication handling fee only after their articles have been accepted. Authors are also required to apply for partial waiver if they could not meet up to the processing fee, especially in developing countries such as Asia, Africa and South America nations.
Strictly Prohibited: Authors should note that manuscript cannot be withdrawn under any condition once it is accepted. The Team of Landmark Research Journals is strongly against Plagiarism, please do not submit same article to multiple journals simultaneously and do not submit already published.