Instructions to Authors
This journal publishes Research articles, Research papers, Review papers, Mini reviews and short communications containing original research and review articles of contemporary relevance from all over the world. Please read the following instructions carefully. If you have any questions, please contact the Editor at: firstname.lastname@example.org
All the matter and information should be submitted by email. Soft copy format should be in MS word only. Charts, Tables and Diagrams should be in MS Word and images in JPG format using maximum possible high resolution. All the matter should be typed in Times New Roman Font size - 12 point. Manuscript should be concisely typewritten in 1.5 spaces in A4 sized sheets. The pages shall be numbers consequently.
Full length Research Papers (Maximum of 12 pages in A/4 size) should be divided as follows:
Up to 5 key terms can be selected.
The title should be relatively short but informative. Each author must provide their full name including their forenames and surname followed by their address with institutional address and email. The Corresponding Author of the manuscript must be marked with an asterisk. In addition the corresponding author must include telephone/ fax/ E-mail address below the corresponding authors name. If any of the co-authors are from different organizations, their addresses too should be mentioned and indicated using numbers after their names.
It should be a brief summary of the significant items of the manuscripts. It should be informative. An abstract should not normally exceed 250 words.
Up to 5 key terms can be selected.
It should start on a new page and should justify the title, relate the current research with earlier researches and should clearly indicate the objectives of the study.
Materials and Methods:
The main methods used shall be briefly described, citing references. New or modified methods may be described in detail. The statistical method and the level of significance chosen shall be clearly stated.
Results and Discussion:
It may be combined or kept separate and may be further divided into subsections. This section should not contain technical details. All results presented in tabular or graphical form shall be described in this section.
It shall contain brief conclusion of the investigation followed by future prospects.
Information concerning research grant support should appear in a separate.
Tables and figures:
All Tables and figures must have a title and a legend to make them self- explanatory and they should be given numbers.
The reference list should include the full title, as recommended by the APA style guide.
References typed in the following order:
Surname and initial (s). (Year). followed by title of the article, Volume Number (issue), page numbers. For example:
An article: Amiteye, S., Amitaaba, T., Akama, C., & Amoatey, H.M. (2019). Estimates of Heterosis in F1 Hybrid Progeny of Okra (Abelmoschus spp. (L.) Moench), Ind. J. Pure App. Biosci. 7(6), 1-8.
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APA Referencing Basics: In-Text Citation
These citations include the surname of the author and date of publication only. Using an example author James Mitchell, this takes the form:
Mitchell (2017) states Or (Mitchell, 2017).
The surname of both authors is stated with either 'and' or an ampersand between. For example:
Mitchell and Smith (2017) state Or (Mitchell & Smith, 2017).
Three, Four or Five Authors:
For the first cite, all names should be listed:
Mitchell, Smith, and Thomson (2017) state Or (Mitchell, Smith, & Thomson, 2017).
Further cites can be shorted to the first author's name followed by et al:
Mitchell et al. (2017) state Or (Mitchell et al., 2017).
Submission formats: Manuscripts should be submitted in the MS Word (97 or higher).
Submission of manuscript: The authors must submit their manuscript by email to: email@example.com
- After publication, the corresponding author is notified by email and receives a pdf file with the published version of the manuscript.
- A properly completed Copyright Form must be provided for each accepted manuscript and that should be duly signed, scanned and sent via email to the Editor.
There will be no subscription charges and Current Research in Agriculture and Farming (CRAF) Journal is freely accessible. We are offering open access to everyone. CRAF Journal is aimed to share the knowledge and useful research outputs for International utilization.
In order to save the cost of printing and publishing, CRAF Journal is available in online mode only. So, no hardcopies were provided. However, we are offering free downloading for your perusal purpose.