RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENT AND LIFE SCIENCES
(A multidisciplinary, peer reviewed, monthly research journal concerned with Environment and Life Sciences)
Instructions for Authors
Research in Environment and Life Sciences is a monthly, multidisciplinary, refereed journal associated with Society for Environmental Protection (SEP). Original research papers/ review articles and short communications not exceeding 6 printing pages are invited for publication from all countries. The text should be written in English language only. Submission of a manuscript implies that it has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis) or not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all coauthors (if any), as well as by the responsible authorities; that the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language any form without the consent of the copyright holders; that written permission of the copyright holder is obtained by the authors for material used from other copyrighted sources; and that any costs associated with obtaining this permission are the authors responsibility; that, If and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher. The editorial board may modify the articles to bring it to set pattern of the journal.
The journal covering all areas of Environment and life sciences like Environmental biology, Environmental pollution and toxicology, Safety assessment, Biodiversity, Risk assessment and Management, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Agriculture (Except agriculture extension, food packaging and food processing), Genetics, Medicine, Medical sciences, Remote sensing, Zoology, Botany, Geology and Chemistry. The journal is useful for Environmentalist, Toxicologist, Pharmacologists, Environmental engineers, Zoologist, Botanists, Ecologist, Microbiologist, Industries and Research & Development organizations.
Manuscript should be concise; doubled space with wide margin on both sides. The order of text should be Title, Short title, Author(s) name, Affiliations, Corresponding Author e-mail, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgment, References (References 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), Tables, Graphs, Figures etc. (Data should be represented by one method either table or graph) Citations must be given as follows:
(a) Jyoti, Bhim: Priming: A key for enhancing physiological parameters of seed. Res. Environ. Life Sci., 9: 1451-1456 (2016).
(b) Khatoon, H. and Singh V.: Impact of water stress on physiological and biochemical parameters of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.). Res. Environ. Life Sci., 9: 1474-1477 (2016).
Book: Taiz, L. and Zeiger, E.: Plant Physiology. 2nd Edition. Sinauer Associates Inc., Publisher. Sunderland, Massachusetts (2002).
Chapter: Jeffries, P. and Barea, J. M.: Biochemical cycling and arbuscular mycorrhizas in the sustainability of plant-soil system. In: S. Gianinazzi, H. Schuepp (Eds.) Impact of arbuscular mycorrhizas on sustainable agriculture and natural system. Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, Switzerland, pp. 101-115 (1994).
Conditions for Publication:
For India: The non-refundable registration cum processing fee (Rs.1400/-) and page charges (Rs. 200/- per printing page of journal) must be paid by author after acceptance of manuscript. All charges are to be sent in advance. Invoice/bill will be sent.
For all other countries: At the time of paper submission authors does not need to pay any charges but after acceptance and before publication the author must sent page charges i.e. US$ 40/- (Add US$ 10 for coloured figures) Invoice/bill will be sent.
PDF Copy: A free PDF copy of published paper will be sent to corresponding author.
In order to assure rapid publication, contributors are requested to submit the manuscript through e-mail (email@example.com) as an attachment in Microsoft word format with Panel of four reviewers (Two from authors home country and two foreign countries with e-mail addresses) and filled Registration form. Hard copies with softcopy in CD can be submitted to Editor-in-chief, Research in Environment and Life Sciences, V-10, Vinayakpuram, Sector-12, Vikas Nagar, Lucknow-226 022 (India).
Editorial And Peer Review Process:
In-house review will be conducted by editors and R&D division of the Journal to facilitate publication improvements by providing suggestions in the areas of methodologies, statistical analysis or significance, study period, technical and research quality improvements, English language, Objectives and utilitarian value. It also ensures that the paper is in the scope of the Journal and various linguistic elements are well taken care of. If manuscript not found suitable for the publication, intimation of rejection will be sent within 10 days with reports. After clearance from in-house review panel following publication process is ensured.
The Editor and R&D team will evaluate the manuscript for following criteria: Overall outlook, Information in Abstract, Introductory information, Experimental design, Result and Discussion of findings, Data presentation, References used in article, Number of recent references, English language, Authenticity of article and Impact on Science Community. Team will also assist the authors to prepare good quality manuscripts by improving discussion, updating the manuscripts and references to improve the overall technical soundness. Manuscript will also checked for (i) it has not been published elsewhere (ii) it does not consist of duplicate or already published material, (iii) it does not contain plagiarized material.