Chief Editor :
Dr. Dilip Ghosh
Dr. Subhra Saikat Roy
Dr. Naresh M. Meshram
Dr. A. Thirugnanavel
Dr. Surajit Mondal
Dr. Kiran Kumar Kommu
Dr. Sangeeta Bhattacharyya
Publication type :
Frequency of publication :
Half-yearly (2 issues per year)
Article Processing Charge:
There is no article processing charge for publishing articles.
Aims and Scope : The “Indian Citriculture” aims at a pivotal point through which authors become interested in publishing their popular articles, status papers, success stories, case studies, noteworthy events, book reviews, etc., relating to citrus and citriculture. Articles in the e-Magazine are of interest to researchers, academicians, extension functionaries, policy makers, students, and progressive citrus growers. This magazine aims to provide a bird's eye view of the latest advances in the field of citriculture and allied sectors.
Publication Ethics : All possible steps and measures are taken to uphold the highest standard of publication ethics and to reduce malpractices during publication of the "Indian Citriculture". All submissions are privileged communications; comments, findings, data used, work referred are the responsibility of the authors.The e-magazine always insists on best practices in every field and also desire to have the authors of the articles, the Reviewers and the Editorial Board to follow the best practice guidelines on ethical behavior. The e-magazine encourages the best standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against publication malpractices. The Indian Society of Citriculture (ISC) as a publisher, takes its duties of supervision at all stages of publishing extremely seriously and recognize ethical and other responsibilities.
The Chief Editor (may be in consultation with Editors) takes the responsible for deciding the manuscripts submitted to the e-magazine to be published, based on the importance, the reviewers’ comments, conflict of interest status, copyright infringement and plagiarism.Chief Editor/Editors also refrain themselves from any use of unpublished information in a submitted manuscript for their own research purposes or anybody else without the written consent from the authors. Chief Editor/Editorsdo not use privileged information or ideas obtained as a result of handling the manuscript for their personal advantage. Chief Editor/Editors also refrain themselves from the decision-making process with respect to any manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships/connections with any of the authors, companies or institutions connected to the article. In the event of possibility of such cases the task is handled by another member of the editorial board as would be decided by the Chief Editor.
Confidentiality : Under no circumstance the Chief Editors/Editors disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers and publisher.
Review policy : Indian Citriculture is committed to fair and blind peer review of the submissions. The submitted article undergoes 2 stages of peer review process, first by the editorial board and then by the expert in the respective field before acceptance.
Plagiarism policy : Plagiarism takes many forms, and any form is unethical and unacceptable.The manuscript will be subjected to scan by a reputed plagiarism detecting software.Acknowledgement of others works those have influential impact on determining the nature of the work in proper way forms the basis of any communication and is included in the ethical consideration of publication. Authors should ensure that the article is free from substantial plagiarism, they have properly acknowledged the work of others, and also cited such publications properly. Information obtained through private conversation, correspondence or discussion should be reported with the permission of the source.
Copyright policy for using third-party material : The author(s) must obtain the necessary permission to reuse third-party material in the article. The use of short extracts of text citing the original authors is usually permitted for writing prior art or discussion. However, if author(s) wants to include any other material (e.g. tables, figures, dataset, artwork/photographs, diagram, design, etc.) in the paper which is protected by copyrights, they have to mandatorily obtain written permission from the copyright owner prior to submission and the source of the materials used should be indicated in the article.
Publishing ITKs : The authors should take the permission of custodian community/farmers/users while documenting and publishing any indigenous technical knowledge (ITK) for the first time.
Simultaneous submission/publication : Concurrent submission and or publication of articles in more than one magazine is highly unethical and are to be discouraged at all levels. Authors should refrain themselves from submitting for consideration a manuscript that has already been submitted / published in another magazine. Submission of a manuscript concurrently to more than one magazine is unethical publishing behavior and unacceptable.
Authorship of the manuscript : Authorship of the manuscript is ascertained by the significant contributions to conceptualization, preparation and revision of the manuscript for its intellectual quality etc. All persons who made substantial contributions to the work reported in the manuscript must only be listed. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate coauthors as per their contribution and no inappropriate coauthors are included and also verify that all coauthors have approved the final version of the manuscript and agreed to its submission for publication.
Disclosure of conflicts of interest : During the submission of the manuscript the authors / corresponding author (on behalf of all the authors) should disclose any conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or their interpretation in the manuscript. Potential conflicts of interest like financial educational grants or other funding, membership, employment, consultancies, stock ownership, other financial, or other equity interest, and paid expert testimony or patent-licensing arrangements along with personal or professional relationships, affiliations etc. should clearly be disclosed.
Hazards and human or animal subjects : The authors must clearly identify in the manuscript the involvement of hazards related to chemicals, procedures or equipment. In the event of involvement of animals or human, the authors should ensure the compliances with relevant laws and biosafety guidelines and that the appropriate committee/authority has approved them; the manuscript should contain a statement (Approving authority, approval no. and date) to this effect. Authors should also include a statement in the manuscript that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with animal/human. This is applicable only for publishing original research works.
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