The research editions of the journal are published in March, June, September and December. The journal publishes (full research papers, notes, book reviews) and proceedings of seminars, symposium and conferences having relevance to agricultural sciences.

We also consider papers on agricultural extension and recent reviews on agricultural subjects.

Full research papers and seminar, symposium, conference papers should have following sections :

Abstract, key words (maximum five), introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion (preferably combined together), references, tables, figure captions and figures. Length of the paper should be 8-16 pages. Tables and figures should be on a separate sheets of papers and not mixed with the text matters. All figures will be printed in black and white and grayscale.

All manuscripts should have title, names of authors and address (including e-mail address) on the first page above the abstract.

There should be a separate section for acknowledgment after results and discussion and before references.

Give attention to the following:

  • Follow author-year system in citing references in the text.
  • List all references alphabetically under references at the end of the text.
  • Check spelling of all the authors’ name in the text and in the list of references.
  • Length of the paper should be 8-16 pages.
  • Tables and figures should be on separate sheets of papers, not mixed with the text matters.
  • Figure captions should be given below figures; Table captions should be given at the top of the table.
  • Delete references older than 2008 as far as possible except books and reports.
  • Add recent references to discuss the findings.
  • Check website of this journal and other sources for recent references.

Follow author-year system in citing references in the text:

In india, it is cultivated in an area of 9.4 million hectares with a total production of 10.1 million tones and productivity of 1069 kg ha-1 (Anonymous 2011).Selection of good variety will increase the yield to the tune of 15–24% (Sannagoudar et al. 2017).

List all references alphabetically under references at the end of the text. List references as follows:

Anonymous (2011) Project coordinator review on pearl millet research. All India Coordinated Pearl Millet Improvement Project (AICPMIP), Workshop, Hisar, pp 3.
Sannagoudar SM, Lalitha BS, Prajwal GK, Prashant, Bhavya V (2017) Effect of varieties cutting and nitrogen management on green fodder yield, nutrient uptake, available soil nutrient status and economics of dual purpose pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.). Int J Curr Microbiol and Appl Sci 6 (12) : 214—226.

Guidelines for short notes are as follows:

The guidelines for short notes are the same as main articles. Only differences are (1) to report anything observed during the main project which is worth communicating immediately, and (2) to fix the claim for the first reporting of any observation of significance at earliest opportunity.

So, all sections of a research article should be shown, that is, Title, names of authors, address, e-mail, abstract, Introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, References (arranged alphabetically, references in the text shown as author- and-year in appropriate points), tables with captions, figures with captions. It should include a certificate, that it is not sent for publication elsewhere, and copyright is vested to MKK Publication, Kolkata.

General information for all types of manuscripts :

Manuscript must be typed double spaced all along with tables and figures on separate sheets of paper. Line diagrams should be drawn with computer; the original figures should not exceed 6 × 8 in. Figures should be given on separate sheets (not in running form with text). Photographs should be colored or black and white and contrast. All letters on them should be in printed forms.

All emailed papers should be typed in 6 inch × 9 inch area with 1 inch margin on both sides, and on top and bottom on A4 size microsoft word document format. The line space must be 2, in 12 pt Times Roman. tables in 8 point.

Only most relevant references may be cited. References older than 2008 should be avoided except books and reports. Keep a good copy of your manuscript in your file. Editorial office will take all possible care but it is not responsible for any loss or damage of manuscripts.

All manuscripts will be reviewed by two or more outside experts and seminar-symposium-conference papers will be reviewed by a team of experts. Besides,there may be editorial changes.

Covering letter of each manuscript should certify (1) that the enclosed manuscript has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere and (2) that the copyright of manuscript is assigned to MKK Publication (Kolkata).

We can send us full research papers, notes, book reviews, proceedings of seminars, symposia, conferences and recent reviews which are having relevance on agricultural sciences.

To send manuscripts please see “Contact us”.

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Revised Guide for Authors 2020