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Author Guidelines

World Journal of Biology and Biotechnology published research/review manuscript which has not been published elsewhere (only in the form of abstract, lecture and thesis) and are not currently under consideration elsewhere. Corresponding author has responsibility for ensuring that all the other co-authors and a particular institution have approved the research. Format or Structure of Manuscript: The manuscript must be according to format of Journal. Click here to download the template paper. The manuscripts should be written in English (Cambria 10) on letter paper (width 8.5" and height 11") with 1" margin on top and bottom and 0.5" on left and right. Single spaced and one column should be used in all manuscripts. The Tittle of the manuscript should be bold. Full names of authors (do not use abbreviations) and their affiliation should be written after tittle. The email address of each author is required while only email of the corresponding author will be used in final publication. The importance of the studies, reliable results and the conclusion should be added in 250 to 300 words abstract. It is suggested to use standard nomenclature, and acronyms should be avoided. Only 4 to 7 keywords are required at the end of the abstract with abbreviations. The background of study or problem, important and recent literature must be included in the introduction. The introduction should be broad enough to pique the reader's interest. By presenting a compelling study statement in the opening, the tone of the manuscript should be established. It must provide the suggested strategy or resolution as well as any pertinent research on the study issue. Objectives must be added at the end of the introduction. Materials and Methods should provide a detailed explanation of the materials (trade or manufacturer's names, procedure, and analyses employed in the investigation. Any significant change to previously optimized procedures should be noted with the relevant reference and a comprehensive detail is required for the innovative technique. Results (to the point) and Discussions (logical about findings and most recent) may or may not combine. International System of Units (SI units) should be used to abbreviate the units. Tables and figures should be in editable form where applicable. Acknowledgment includes salutation of people, grant and fund details etc. References must be at the end of the manuscript according to format of the journal. References (EndNote references are highly recommended. Click here to download the template. In running text or parenthesis, single author should be cited in literature e.g Abbas (2016) studied that or (Abbas, 2016), two authors should be separated by and not & e.g Abbas and Muhammad (2016) studied that or (Abbas and Muhammad, 2016) and in case of more than two authors, et al., should be used e.g Abbas et al. (2016) studied that or (Abbas et al., 2016). Chronological order should be used for two or more citations in the text (Abbas et al., 2013; Muhammad et al., 2014; Ali et al., 2015 and Fatima et al., 2016). Some examples are mentioned below Journal: Abbas, M. F., S. Hameed and C. A. Rauf, 2014. Presence of new strain of potato virus y in Pakistan. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 16(5): 941-945. Book: Agrios, G., 2005. Plant pathology 5th edition: Elsevier academic press. Burlington, Ma. USA. Website: IEA, 2014. International energy agency. World Energy Outlook. http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/publications/weo-2014/. Plagiarism: Plagiarism is the use or close imitation of the language and ideas of another author and representation of them as one's own original work. Duplicate publication, sometimes called self-plagiarism, occurs when an author reuses substantial parts of his or her own published work without providing the appropriate references. The similarity index of the manuscript will be checked (must be less or equal than 18%) before sending for the review process. If plagiarism will be found after publication, the SCIENTIFIC PRESS (SMC-PRIVATE) LIMITED will contact the author’s institute and funding agencies for necessary actions and plagiarism will be mentioned on published manuscript. Proofread Version: After satisfactory revision and acceptance, an the electronic proof read version of final manuscript will be sent to corresponding authors and only minor corrections in the text are allowed before publication. The final manuscripts will be available online but it will be published on its turn.

 

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. The submitted work has not been published previously, and it is not concurrently under consideration by another journal (or any pertinent details have been elucidated in the Comments to the Editor)

  2. The submission file should be in either OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.

  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

  4. The text should be single-spaced, utilize a 10-point font, employ italics (except for URL addresses) instead of underlining, and integrate all illustrations, figures, and tables within the text at their relevant positions, rather than placing them at the end.

  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic guidelines specified in the Author Guidelines available in the "About the Journal" section.

  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, please ensure that the guidelines outlined in "Ensuring a Blind Review" have been meticulously followed.

  7. The paper should present original work that has not been previously published in a similar form and is not currently under consideration by any other journal.

     
     
  8. Each author must have reviewed and approved the content of the submitted manuscript.

  9. If the paper incorporates material (data or information in any other form) that constitutes the intellectual property and copyright of any person(s) other than the Author(s), it is imperative that permission from the copyright owner(s) to publish that material has been obtained. In the absence of such permission, the author(s) will bear responsibility for any resulting violation.

  10. The copyrighted material is explicitly identified and acknowledged within the text of the paper. Additionally, prior permission has been obtained to include such material in the manuscript.

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in World Journal of Biology and Biotechnology  will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Publication Charges: 100.00 (USD)

NATIONAL

Amount  20,000/= PKR

Partial Wavier Policy

  • If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.
  • The publsihed manuscript will be freely available in the PDF format.