Instructions for Authors
All manuscripts must conform to the guidelines given below.
The Title of manuscript should be brief given preferably in single line. Name(s) of author(s) indicating the corresponding author with asterisk (*)
The Affiliation(s) of all author(s) should be given clearly and briefly with their institutions, addresses with zip code and name of country. Corresponding author must provide his email and fax
The abstract should be brief indicating significance, methodology and major findings and conclusions. The abstract should not be more than 250 words.
The authors must provide 4-5 key words for indexing purposes.
The text should be typed in single column, double space and subdivided into sections
Introduction should be as concise as possible with no sub headings. Exhaustive reviewing of literature should be avoided. Only necessary and latest ones which are required to indicate the reason for the research undertaken and the essential background should be given.
Materials and Methods
Materials and Methods should be sufficiently detailed to enable the experiments to be reproduced. The techniques and methodology adopted should be supported with standard references.
Results and Discussion
Results and Discussion should be either combined or separated. Results may be split into sub headings. Data emerging out from the study should be included, arranged in the unified and coherent sequence and should be statistically analyzed. The same data should not be presented both in Tabular and Graphic forms. Only necessary tables and figures should be given. Long confused and irrelevant discussion should be scrupulously avoided. It should deal with interpretations and the conclusions drawn, based on results and supported by relevant references. Repetition of data, statements and expressions should be curtailed.
The Acknowledgement should include the names of those who contributed substantially to the work described in the manuscript but do not fulfill the requirements for the authorship. It should also include sponsorer / funding agency of the project of the work described is a part. References/Bibliographies
The References and/or Bibliographies should be cited in the Text by the surname of the author(s), and the year. In case of more than two authors, surname of the first author followed by et al., and the year should be cited in the text. References in languages other than English must be referred to by an English translation. In the list of references/bibliographies at the end of the paper, full and complete references/bibliographies should be given in the following style and punctuation, arranged alphabetically by first author's surname.
Paper in a Journal
Bradford MM. A rapid and sensitive method for the quantitation of microgram quantities of protein using the principle of protein-dye binding. Analytical Biochemistry 1976; 72:248-54.
Burch BH, Siegel LA. Improved method for measurement of delta-aminolevulenic acid dehydratase activity of human erythrocytes. Clinical Chemistry 1971;17:1038-41.
Fleming DE, Chettle D, Wetmur JG, Desnick RJ, Robin JP, Boulay D, Richard NS, Gordon CL, Webber CE. Effect of the delta-aminolevulinate dehydratase polymorphism on the accumulation of lead in bone and blood in lead smelter workers. Environmental Research 1998; 77: 49-61.
APHA. Standards Methods for examination of water and wastewater. 20th ed. APHA,
AWWA, WPCF, Washington DC, USA. 1998; 135-41.
Henry JB. Clinical diagnosis and management by laboratory method. 16 thed. PA:WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia, USA. 1979; 513-15.
Chapter in a Book
Wilkinson CF. Introduction and overview. In: The effects of pesticides on human health (Eds: Bakers SR, Wilkinson CF). Princeton Scientific Publishing Co. Inc., New Jersey, USA. 1990; 15-20.
Unpublished research including online and personal communication should not be given in the Text and Reference sections. Footnotes should be avoided as far as possible.
Fees and Charges: In principle, the IJFPS management doesn’t want to take any fee for publication of the manuscript. But, a handling fee of $300 will be billed to the authors for each manuscript to be published.
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