Author Guidelines

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CONTRIBUTORS OF PAPERS TO THE JOURNAL

Dear contributors to the Journal of Environment & Bio-sciences kindly note the following:

The JEBS – Journal of Environment and Bio-Sciences (previously known as Himalayan Journal of Environment and Zoology) is a medium for publication of original researches on Environment and various disciplines of Bio-sciences, Chemistry, Biophysics, Geology and related sister sciences.

Subject Classification / Categories

1. Arithmetic and Statistics: Data analysis of any sample survey, screening, etc.
2. Agricultural sciences: All branches including soil sciences
3. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences
4. Dairy Science and Poultry
5. Biological subjects:
a. Botany
b. Zoology
c. Microbiology
6. Ecological sciences and Environmental Sciences
a. Environmental economics
b. Environmental Engineering and technology
c. Atmospheric and Space ecology
7. Geology
8. Oceanographic Sciences
9. Limnology – inclusive of Lake, River and Ponds
10. Forestry
11. Toxicology
12. Pollution
13. Fish and Fisheries
14. Mountain Ecology
15. Desert Ecology
16. Marine Eco-biology
17. Industrial Chemistry
18. Taxonomy of Plants and Animals

         JEBS is a peer-reviewed journal that accepts research works from scholars, academicians, professors, doctorates, lecturers, and corporate in their respective expertise of studies. The journal serves the research world since 1987. The journal is wide and available for diverse intellectual and educational pursuits from all corners of the society to enrich the learning experiences of the group readers.
The Journal welcomes the submission of the manuscripts that meet the scope and criteria of Journal of Environment and Bio-Sciences. Journal of Environment and Bio-Sciences (JEBS) employ the peer review process in order to maintain academic standards and ensure the validity of individual works submitted for publication. In addition, JEBS follows a single-blinded peer review process, to ensure impartial editorial decision-making.
THIS JOURNAL IS NOW BEING PUBLISHED BY CONNECT JOURNALS IN PRINT AS WELL AS ONLINE VERSIONS.

SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.PublishAtCJ.com where further information on the process of submission and registration is available. All Correspondence and Status relating to the submission will be available online on this system. In case of any problem relating to submission, you may write at info@PublishAtCJ.com. All the review process will be handled at the online platform; however, the final acceptance of the article will be at the sole discretion of the Chief Editor.
Plagiarism: The journal is strictly against any unethical act of copying or plagiarism in any form. The papers are required to be plagiarism checked as per International requirements.
Papers should be typed double-spaced with 1-inch wide margins on all sides with full title, abstract, abbreviated title for running headlines (up to 35 characters), 4 to 6 keywords, references and figures. Except for reviews, each paper should be presented in the order of Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References, Tables and Figure captions.
References in the text should follow the Harvard style. Exact style can be seen as a sample paper available at www.PublishAtCJ.com and also at www.connectjournals.com/jebs.
The title page should include, in addition to the title, the initials and surnames of each author followed by his or her department, institution and address including postal code and country and email address. Please indicate the author for correspondence, whose telephone and E-mail numbers should be included. The present address of authors should appear as a footnote if different. The title page should also indicate the number of manuscript pages, figures and tables.
Keywords: Four to six keywords should be listed in alphabetical order at the bottom of the title page.
Abstract: This should be no more than 200 words in length, should summarize the significant findings and inferences only.
Text Headings: Text headings should be typed as FIRST-LEVEL HEADING, Second-Level Heading, Third-level heading.
References: References should follow the pattern given below
Journal articles:
Champagne, D.E., Koul, O., Isman, M.B., Towers G.H.N. and Scudder, G.G.E. (1992) Biological activity of Limonoids from Therutales. Photochemistry,,31,377–394.
Chapter in Book:
Simmonds, M.S.J. and Blaney, W.M. (1992) Labiatae-insect interactions: Effect of Labiatae-derived compounds on insect behaviour. In R.M. Harley and T. Reynolds (eds.), Advances in Labiatae Science, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, pp. 375–392.
Book:
Koul, O. (2016) Naturally Occurring Insecticidal Toxins, CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
Figures: All figures should be numbered with consecutive Arabic numbers, have descriptive legends, and be mentioned in the text. Keep figures separate from the text, but indicate an approximate position for each figure in the margin. The quality of line drawings and photographs must be of high enough standard for direct reproduction. Photographs intended for halftone reproductions must be good glossy original prints of maximum contrast. A list of figure legends with relevant figure numbers be typed on a separate sheet and included with the type script.
Colored figures will be charged as per the journal policy from the authors and information regarding this can be obtained from info@PublishAtCJ.com.
Tables: Tables should be consecutively numbered with Arabic numbers and have a clear descriptive title at the top. Explanatory table footnotes (designated by superscript lower-case letters) typed below the table are acceptable.
Abbreviations and Conventions: Use of abbreviations should be as per the Systeme Internationale Symbols.
COPYRIGHT: Submission of a paper will be taken to imply that it represents original work not previously published; that is not being considered elsewhere for publication; and that if accepted for publication, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in any language, without the consent of the publisher. It is a condition of acceptance by the editor-in-chief of a typescript for publication that the publishers automatically acquire the copyright of the manuscript. The statements, inaccurate data, opinions and views expressed by the authors in articles are of their own and not of the journal. The editors or publishers of the journal will not be responsible for the authenticity of data and results drawn by authors.
PROOFS: The page proofs to authors will be provided through online platform at http://publishatcj.com.
REPRINTS: The corresponding author will receive an electronic reprint of their paper for non-commercial use. No Gratis printed reprints are available.
PAPER PROCESSING AND PRINTING CHARGES: The authors are expected to be a subscriber of the journal. After acceptance of the paper, the authors are required to pay for a minimum 10 reprints. Hard-copy of the issue, if required, may be specified & paid at the same time.
SUBSCRIPTION: To promote the journal, authors must recommend the journal in their institutional library; for greater access and benefit to other researchers, and also to increase citation of the article in the journal. Subscription details are available at www.connectjournals.com/jebs.