GUIDE TO AUTHORS

  • Guide to Authors
Keywords: Papers published

Abstract

Authors should submit electronic copy of the manuscript to:

journals@funaab.edu.ng and

unaabasset@yahoo.com.ª¤?

Correspondence on the manuscript should thereafter be to:

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The Editor«¤??in«¤??Chief, Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology, ª¤?Federal University of Agriculture, P.M.B 2240, Abeokuta, Postcode 110001. Ogun State,ª¤? Nigeria.

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Papers published in the Journal should be based on original research or continuation of previous studies that are reproducible. Papers to be published in the Review Section should be authoritative, topical and very current.

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Manuscripts should be typed on A4 (216 x 279mm) paper, double spaced with wide margins (2.54cm) and line numbered where possible.

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Text: Should appear in the following order: Title, Authors«¤?? names, Address of Authors, e- mail address and Telephone number, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, References. Tables, Figures Legends and Figures should be embedded in the relevant section of the text.ª¤? Main section headings should be bold, centered and upper case letters. Do not underline the title or section headings. Subsections may be included and only the first letter of the subsection should be capitalized. Avoid excessive fragmentation of the paper.

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Use SI units of measurement, and italicize all Latin words and scientific names. Use numerals before standard units of measurements, e.g., 3 g, 9 days; 36 hrs; otherwise use words for numbers one to nine and numerals for larger numbers. For commonly used terms and abbreviations, consult the latest edition of Council of Biological Editors. Non Standard abbreviations should be avoided, and where used, they should be explained at their first mentioning.

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Title: Should be brief and reflect the main theme of the paper.

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By «¤?? Line: Authors«¤?? names should appear below the title and below which the institutional address and e-mail should be typed.

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Abstract: An abstract in English should include key words, arranged alphabetically using only the first letter of the key words.ª¤?ª¤? Abstracts should beª¤? limited to < 200 words, and should contain salient features of the study, briefly indicating method of study, results, and the main conclusion. Single solid lines should separate the by «¤?? line material from the Abstract, and the Abstract from the main text. A short running title should be included. 6 keywords should be typed in.

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Introduction: Provide a survey of literature and clearly justify the need for the study.

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Materials and Methods: This should be informative enough to enable readers to interpret the results obtained. Particular attention should be paid to the design, analysis and statistics.

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Published
2016-02-26
Section
Articles