Instructions To Author

Journal on New Biological Reports (JNBR) publish research papers, case studies and short communications containing original research work of good standard and review papers of contemporary relevance from all over the world. Following types of contributions are considered for publication:



REVIEW PAPERS (including Mini Reviews)

All the manuscripts are submitted to as email attachment.

Journal on New Biological Reports is published online only, in one annual volume with main aim to provide quick publication of a brief account of relevant research on new records in the field of biology. Manuscripts should be written concisely and clearly in scientific/technical English. It should be made clear what constitutes a new record. In case of disease reports, proof of pathogenicity to evidence the association of symptoms with an infectious agent will be required. Deposition of sequences with publicly accessible databases is preferred. Accession numbers for primary nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence data should be included in the original manuscript or be inserted at the time the manuscript is last revised. The accession number should be included at the end of the paper.

Preparation of manuscripts
JNBR Publishes the scientific reports on new biological reports. Therefore all manuscripts should be brief and prepared strictly in following format. Title Page The first page (title page) should contain a concise and informative title of the paper, the name(s) -full name(s) and surname(s) - of the author(s), and the address (es) of the author(s) with affiliation(s), e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers. Abstract Please provide an abstract of 150 to 250 words with 4 to 6 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.
Text Formatting Manuscripts should be submitted in single Word docx format (Word 2007 or higher) or doc format (older Word versions). Use a normal, plain font (e.g., 12-point Times Roman), double spaced throughout for text and italics for emphasis. Tab, not the space bar command should be used for indents. All pages and lines should be numbered.

Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the reference list. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.

The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. References in the text should be cited by author-date system. Single author: Avasthi (2009) or (Avasthi 2009), two authors: Avasthi & Gautam (2011) or (Avasthi & Gautam 2011), more than two authors: Avasthi et al. (2011) or (Avasthi et al. 2011). Several references by the same author/s published in the same year: Avasthi (2010a, b) or (Avasthi 2010a, b). Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations.

Journal article
Sharma P, Singh N, Verma OP. 2011. First Report of Leaf Blight on Ficus religiosa caused by Phyllosticta sp. J Pl Pathol Microbiol 2:106-108.
Sonia R, Ramanibai R. 2011. New Report on Hydra viridissima Pallas, 1766 (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Hydridae) from Chingleput lake, Tamil Nadu- India. J Res Biol 1(4): 276-278.

Jamaluddin, Goswami MG, Ojha BM. 2004. Fungi of India. Scientific Publishers, India.

Book chapter
Gautam AK and Bhadauria R. 2011. Phytoextracts: a safe remedy in controlling plant diseases. In: Govil et. al. (eds) Mechanism and Action of Phytoconstituents RPMP Vol. 31. Studium Press LLC, USA, pp 225-244.

Table (s) and Figure (s) Tables should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order e.g. “Table 1, Table 2”, etc. and attached to the end of the text each on a separate page supplied with headings. Figures should be numbered consecutively (and in order of appearance) in Arabic numerals, e.g. “Fig. 1, Fig. 2”. Photographs should be sharp, well-contrasted, and of high resolution (300dpi minimum). They should be submitted as JPEG/TIFF files.

Authors must accept full responsibility for the content of their articles. The Members of the Editorial Board and the Publisher of the journal are not responsible for the statements and opinions expressed by the authors in their articles/writeup published in the journal. To use the copyrighted material (for example table, figure etc.), the author/s must seek the permission from the Author/s and Publisher of the material and send the copy of the permission letters via email to the Administrative Editor for records. In case, if it is not possible than do not use that material.
While submitting the paper the author (s) must give a declaration that “the article has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere”.

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