Instructions for contributors to the Journal of Mycopathological Research
1. SCOPE OF THE JOURNAL
Journal of Mycopathological Research is an international
journal open to contributions of merit dealing
with all aspects of basic and experimental mycology,
plant pathology, virology, bacteriology and
other allied disciplines. Each manuscript submitted
to Journal of Mycopathological Research must
be an original research report that has not been
submitted published elsewhere either as a part or
Two types of manuscripts can be submitted to
Journal of Mycopathological Research for
publication : full-length articles and short communications.
Full-length articles : Manuscripts should be of a
length of 3-10 pages (A-4 size) generally and the
length of the paper should be consistent with the
extent and scope of the data presented in the manuscripts.
Short communications : Manuscripts should not
be more than 3 pages (A-4 size) in length and it
must represent either a preliminary report or a complete
data of an important research contribution.
Besides these two types of manuscripts, the Editor
may consider for publication of review articles on
any of the above disciplines.
2. SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT
Corrosponding / Communicating author must be member of Indian Mycological Society.
Authors should submit their articles to the Journal
of Mycopathological Research online to facilitate
quicker and more efficient processing. Electronic
submission substantially reduces the editorial
processing and reviewing time and shortens overall
For online submission of manuscript please log in
directly to the site www.imskolkata.org and upload
your manuscript following on screen instructions.
The Text and Table must be in MS-Word while Figures should be in JPEG Format. In case of problems during the submission
process please contact us through email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
No manuscript will be received by hand/post/e-mail.
3. PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPT
Submit manuscript prepared in the following order
- 1: Name, address, telephone, e-mail and
fax number of author to whom all correspondence
should be sent.
- 2: Title of article, author(s), full name (s)
institution address (es) with pin code.
- 3: Abstract and Key words.
- 4: Introduction,
Materials and Methods, Results and
Discussion, Acknowledgement and References.
- 5 : Table(s)
- 6 : Figure(s) and Photograph(s)
- Title: The title should clearly indicate the important
aspects of the article and preferably in not more lthan 100 characters and space.
- Abstract: Limit abstract to one paragraph of 200
- Key words: List preferably in alphabetic order the words or
phrase that are not in the title and abstract.
- Introduction: Give a concise account of the previous
works done indicating clearly the importance
of the works tackled in the present case. Point out
clearly the existing problems and mention whether
all the problems have been tackled or not. If not
the reasons may also be stated.
- Text: After the introductory statement the rest of
the material should be presented in Materials and
Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgement,
and References. Further subheading may be used,
if very much necessary, but excessive fragmentation
of the text should always be avoided.
In measurement SI units should be used.
Numericals should be used before standard units
Commonly used symbols and abbreviations should
Latin binomials should be underlined and include
citation of authors in all cases at the first introduction
in the text.
In all cases, indicate the source of cultures and mention the designation of cultures obtained from
or deposited in a recognised collection centres, national or international. In all cases the voucher culture or specimen(s) should be deposited in a national or international collection centre and to
mention the same in the text with the deposit number of the said institute.
The term cultivar should be mentioned for agronomic
and horticultural verieties of the crop and
the complete source of the cultivar should be
clearly mentioned in the text.
All the experimental results should be presented
with statistical analysis. The statistical methods
should be described in detail.
- Figures and Photographs: Each figure should
be labelled with the figure number, Captions should be
clearly described so that the figure is intelligible
individually. Photographs either black and white/colour should be clear and labelled with number.
The table and legends of the photographs should be self explanatory so that each photograph is intelligible. Magnification, wherever necessary, must be given. Authors are encouraged to submit coloured photographs of high resolution (300 dpi).
- Tables:Each table should be labelled with table number. The title and legends of the tables should
be self-explanatory so that each table is intelligible.
- References: References should be given in alphabetical
order of the surname of the author.
Name of the journal, books, monograh and thesis
should be underlined or italic typed. Volume number to be double
underlined or bold typed and starting and ending page numbers
are to be given. Issue number is not required. References cited older than 10 years are not encouraged
Jadaik, CV.L. and Kapoor, J.N. 1975, Cultural studies
on some edible fungi. Ind. Jour. Mushroom.. 1:
Please go through the latest issue of the journal.
Authors submitting a manuscript for publication in
the Journal of Mycopathological Research do so
on the condition that,if it is accepted for publication,
copyright in the article shall be assigned exclusively
to the Publisher including the right to reproduce
the article in all forms and media.
The Publisher will not impose any restriction on
the author for using the published article for his/
her own personal uses.
Because of the high cost of publishing, no offprints
are given to author. However, offprints will be made
available on payment of extra charges and the
same must be informed to the Editor during
returning the galley proof along with the charges in
7. REVIEW OF MANUSCRIPTS
Each author is requested to kindly inform name, address, e-mail and contact number of at least three referees in his field of research.
Each manuscript will be reviewed by two independent
referees. Each referee will send his specific
recommendations to the Editor of journal . If there
is disagreement in the recommendation of the
refrees, the Editor may send the paper to third
referee. Finally, the Editor is responsible for judging
the suitability of manuscripts for publication in
- Submit the revised manuscript online : Please
upload corrected manuscript point-by-point to the
comments made by the refrees/reviewers/Editor
along with the original manuscript.
- After receiving the revised manuscript : Acceptance
of the article will be sent with processing
charge. processing charge is fixed as per number of printed pages. Seperate processing charge is fixed for colour figures. Corresponding author will be responsible for paying the processing charge in full Processing charge must be paid within 15
days of receiving acceptance, otherwise publication
will be delayed.
Symbols and abbreviations commonly used
in Journal of Mycopathological Research
|Prefixes to the Units
of Volume names of units
|Units of time
||Units of concentration
||Units of length
|Units of mass
||Units of temperature