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Author Guidelines

The typical sequence for a paper is Title, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions (if any) and References.

Title: Title must be concise and self explanatory typed in ‘UPPERCASE’ and should be followed by author’s name(s). For example; N. A. Khondaker, F. Ahmed and H. M. M. T. Hossain.

Abstract should contain a short background, objective(s), methodology, main finding(s) along with a conclusion preferably within a quarter page.

Introduction should introduce the subject and contain background, importance, scope and short review, statement of problem, justification and objective(s) of the research work.

Materials and methods used in the research works and statistical tools or methods in analyzing the data should be described in details so that reviewers and future researchers can exactly use those.

Results and discussion should contain the original hypothesis, observation, interpretation and limitation(s) of the present results along with recommendation(s). Discussion should relate new findings with the previous ones.

References should be written by adopting the following procedures:

Prihar, A.S., K. L. Kheka, K. S. Sandhu and B. S. Sandhu. 1976. Comparison of irrigation schedules based on pan evaporation and  growth stages in winter wheat. Agron. J. 68: 650-653.

Nyamb, D. B., T. Matimati, A. L. Kamba and R. K. Jana. 1980. Influence of plant combination and planting configuration on three cereals intercropped with two legumes. In: Intercropping. Proc. 2nd. Symp. on  Intercropping in Semi-Arid Areas, Tanzania, 4-7 Aug. 1980. Pp. 6-61.

Osman, M. B. 1984. Selection for Harvest Index in Spring Barley. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

IRRI. 1995. International Rice Research Institute Progress Report. International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines, P. 28.

Gymer, P. T. 1981. The achievements of 100 years of barley breeding. In: R. N. H. Whitehouse (ed.). Barley Genetics. Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Liaison. University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Pp.112-117.

Tables: A table (Max. size 7?× 5.7?) must have a heading above and should be self explanatory. The contents must be in 12 Fonts with no vertical lines except the horizontal ones above and below the leading row(s).

Figures: Figures (Max. size 7?× 5.7?) should be clear and self explanatory with a caption below. The fonts of the legend(s) should be 14 while those of  X and Y axes 12. Attachment of the Microsoft Excel data of the figure(s) in soft form along with the manuscript is appreciated.

Abbreviations: Gram, Kilogram, tones, meter, cubic meter, squire meter, cubic centimeter, squire centimeter, centimeter, millimeter, per hectare etc. should be written as g, kg, t, m, cbm, m2, cbcm, cm2, cm, mm, ha-1, respectively.

Typing: The manuscript should be typed using ‘Times New Roman 12 Fonts’ in Microsoft Word Programme on A4 size paper in double spaces, having the page set up of left margin 1", right margin 1", bottom 1", top margin 1" and gutter 0.5".

Corresponding address: Publication Secretary, Bangladesh Agronomy Journal, C/O: Dept. of Agronomy, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh. During each correspondence author(s) should always use the manuscript number (provided by the Publication Secretary), first author’s contact cell phone number and Email Address (if any).

Publication fee: Handling fee of Tk. 500.00 ($ 20) will be charged for each accepted paper.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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