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 manusscripts 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
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.
In case of problems during the submission
process please contact us through email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
3. PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPT
Submit manuscript prepared in the following order
and numbering all pages consecutively :
- Page 1: Name, address, telephone, e-mail and
fax number of author to whom all correspondence
should be sent.
- Page 2: Title of article, author(s), full name (s)
institution address (es) with pin code.
- Page 3: Abstract and Key words.
- Page 4: Page 4 and subsequent pages : Introduction,
Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgement and References.
- Figure caption and legends.
- Table with brief and concise titles and legends.
- Original figures.
- 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 words.
- Key Words: List 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, 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 drawn on a art paper measuring 17.5 cm x 12.5
cm and labelled with the figure number , author's
name and title of the paper, Captions should be
clearly described so that the figure is intelligible
individually. Photographs are to be pasted neatly
on board paper within the area of 17.5 cm x 12.5
cm and labelled.
- Tables: 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. Volume number to be double
underlined and starting and ending page numbers
are to be given.
Jadaik, CV.L. and Kapoor, J.N. 1975, Cultural studied
on some edible fungi. Ind. Jour. Mushroom.. 1,
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 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 :
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 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