Guide for Authors

Manuscripts should be attached and sent to the Editor-in-Chief via e-mail. The manuscript should include text, tables, and figures in one file. It should be prepared in MS-WORD having double-spaced, 12-point font, 1-inch margins all around.  The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk. The following pages of the text should be numbered consecutively.

Manuscripts submitted should contain: concise and definitive title of article, authors’ names, authors’ institutional affiliations, abstract (250 words suitable for abstracting services), up to 6 keywords, main text including introduction, study area, material and methods, results, discussion, conclusion (with relevance), acknowledgments, references, tables (each starting with a caption) and figure captions and list of symbols and abbreviations (if necessary).

An unnumbered cover letter must be accompanied with each submission, containing clear and concise statements as to why the study was done and how readers will benefit from the results. The cover letter must also express how the submission fits the Aims and Scope of the journal. The cover page should include the title and authors’ names, postal addresses, fax and email and accompanied with an Author Disclosure Form from the corresponding author.