Instructions to Authors
The FUUAST Journal of Biology publishes on any aspect of
pure and applied biological sciences. The Journal is a bi-annual
publication. In a year two issues of the Journal in June and December
will be published. Research articles, review articles and short
communication may be submitted electronically at the following addresses
of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal Campus, Karachi, Pakistan;
Dr. Talat Mahmood [email protected]
ETHICS AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENT
- Manuscript should be in
English, brief, concise and typed in double space with ample
margins on each side.
- Manuscript abstract should
be in English with Urdu translation.
- All pages should be
numbered. Abbreviations and authorities of species should be
defined the first time that they are used in the article.
- Papers may be organized
under: Abstract (not more than 250 words), Introduction, Materials
and Methods, Results, Discussion (may be combined as Result and
Discussion, if necessary), Acknowledgements and References.
- Given Minimum five
Figures, Table & illustration
- Figures, Tables and
illustration should be titled, self descriptive and numbered
properly. Photographs should be provided where required. For color
plates, the authors will be charges as per cost of printing. Each
Figures, Tables, illustrations and photographs must be on a separate
sheet. Vertical lines should not be used for separating columns in
Tables. Lettering and details should be clear when reduced to their
final size. Poorly presented figures, tables, illustrations and
photographs will be returned to authors for resubmitting the higher
- In the text, the
literature should be cited e.g.,
(Shaukat, 2010) or Shaukat (2010) or Shaukat and Ahmed (2010) or
(Shaukat and Ahmed, 2010). In case of more than two authors, the
last name of first author should be followed by et al. Reference
should be arranged in alphabetical order, following manner.
- Vasileva, V., Vasilev,
E. and Athar, M. (2011). Nodulation and root establishment of two
clover species grown in pasture mixture with wheatgrass. FUUAST J. Biol.
- Each manuscript
considered by the chief editor to be appropriate for the Journal is
forwarded to the sub editor and allocated to a member of editorial
board who will oversee the review process. Members of editorial board
are busy people, doing task voluntarily, therefore before
submitting please get appraised by your colleagues.
- Articles that are in
poor accordance with Journal format, badly written or presented or
too long will be returned to the authors without review.
- Manuscript requiring
revision after review process must be returned with in two months
of the date of the request for revision, after that time it will be
treated as new submission.
- Anti-Plagiarism Policy:
Manuscripts should not be plagiarized, if plagiarized material is
found more than 20% in the manuscripts, the concerned authors are
required to modify the submitted manuscript.
- Submission of
undertaking: The all concerned authors are bound to submit an
undertaking duly signed by them, which shows that this paper has
not been submitted elsewhere and is also not plagiarized according
to the policy of Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan.
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- Write down the funding
- Half yearly publish June
- Payment of Processing
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