Author Guidelines

Journal of Innovative Agriculture (JINAGRI) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access online journal, dedicated to explore the original research findings among the scientific communities. It publishes Research Articles, Reviews and Research Notes in all aspects of Agricultural and Allied Sciences. The scope of the journal is multidisciplinary especially of applied nature.

Submission of Manuscript: Authors are requested to submit their manuscripts only through online. Only papers of high scientific quality will be accepted for publication. The manuscript will be analyzed for plagiarism with turnitin before the acceptance for the review process. Acceptance of papers is the sole discretion of the editor based on the recommendations from executive editor, editorial board members and additional reviewers. Manuscripts submitted will be subjected to peer review by two reviewers familiar in the relevant field of research, being from a different country or at least from a different institution from the author. Authors may suggest names and addresses of two experts who in their opinion can review the paper. The choice of referees will however remain with the editorial board. After review process, the Editor will inform about the acceptance, rejection or necessity of revision of the manuscript to the corresponding author.

Submission Process (Only through online portal)

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Article Templetes
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Manuscript types

Research Articles and Research Notes
The paper must be arranged in the following order with all pages with line number in a single word document:-

  • Title page
  • Abstract and Key words
  • Introduction
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results and Discussion
  • Acknowledgments
  • Author contributions
  • Competing interests
  • Ethics approval
  • References
  • Tables and Figures (Inside the text at appropriate position)

Format of Manuscript: All manuscript must be written in English and should be type double-spaced with 2.5 cm margin on all sides with. Manuscript must confirm to the following journal style.

Title (Separate Page): The title page should contains following details

          Title of the article (maximum of 90 characters)

          Name in full form of author(s) (first name and last name)

          Affiliation(s) of author(s) with full address including mail ID(s)

          Contributions of the author(s) for the manuscript

Abstract must be compact and concise and written with up to 200 words, that highlights the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of the manuscript.

Key words: 5-6 key words should be given for easy indexing of the article.

Introduction should review the relevant knowledge of the subject and with a concise statement of the objectives of the study.

Materials and Methods should include a brief technical descriptions of the methodology adopted with proper citation while a detailed descriptions is required if the methods are new.

Result and Discussion (Singe title) should contain observation on experiment done illustrated by tables and figures. Use well known statistical test, use of obscure and poor statistical methods might liable for rejection. Discussion must not recapitulate result but should relate the author's experiments to other work on the subject and give their conclusions.

Conclusion should summarize the main state of this findings, implications for further research, recommendations and limitations.

Acknowledgments: If any, should be brief and given only for specific guidance or assistance and financial grants etc., not for routine facilities.

Author contributions

This part shoud contain the information pertaining to how the authors in which aspect they contributed for the development of data and manuscript.

Ethics approval
This part shoud contain the details about the ethical approval if you have used the animal object for your analysis.

In the text, references should be cited as follows: two authors (Mohali and Bhowmik, 2013), three or more authors (Mullar et al., 2014). References in the text should be listed chronologically separated by semicolon, e.g. (Smith, 1987; John, 1999; Moriss et al., 2000).

Journals (standard APA format)
Abusaleha, A., & Shanmugavelu, K. G. (1988). Studies on the effect of organic versus inorganic sources of nitrogen on growth, yield and quality of okra. Indian Journal of Horticulture 45, 312-318.

Batra, V. K., Dhankhar, S. K., Bhatia, A. K., Virender, S., Arora, S. K., & Singh, V. P. (2006). Response of brinjal to foliar feeding of water soluble fertilizers. Haryana Journal of Horticultural Sciences35(3/4).

Personal author(s)
Jackson, L. M. (2019). The psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action (2nd ed.). American Psychological Association.

Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst. Penguin Books.

Edited book
Kesharwani, P. (Ed.). (2020). Nanotechnology based approaches for tuberculosis treatment. Academic Press.

Torino, G. C., Rivera, D. P., Capodilupo, C. M., Nadal, K. L., & Sue, D. W. (Eds.). (2019). Microaggression theory: Influence and implications. John Wiley & Sons.

Chapter in a book
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In B. B. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xxx–xxx). Location: Publisher..

Published proceedings paper
Duckworth, A. L., Quirk, A., Gallop, R., Hoyle, R. H., Kelly, D. R., & Matthews, M. D. (2019). Cognitive and noncognitive predictors of success. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 116(47), 23499–23504.

Dissertation or thesis
Knight, A. (2001). Exercise and osteoarthritis of the knee (Unpublished master's dissertation). Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

Tables and figures: Table should be descriptive without and references to the text with heading in bold letters. Tables, figures, drawings should be placed outside (As a separate attachment) of the text as they shall be correctly arranged by the publisher. Figures whether the line drawing or graph should be of good quality. Legends to figures should be given on a separate sheet. Tables and figures should be numbered consequently in Arabic numerals (Table 1., Table 2. and Fig 1., Fig 2.).

The photographs should be of good quality (not less than 300 dpi resolution, to occupy text column width of 8 cm they must have at least 1000 pixels width.) and provided in the JPEG/TIFF format. Please send original (not resized) photograph(s), straight from a digital camera, without any text descriptions on the photo. Standard abbreviations and units should be used. SI units are recommended. Abbreviations should be defined at first appearance and their use in the title and abstract should be avoided. Generic name of chemicals should be used. Genus and species name should be typed in italics. Sub-headings should not be in italics.

Review Articles
Reviews (approximately 1000–1500 words and no more than 2 tables and/or illustrations) and full-length reviews (of no fixed length) perspective covering topics of current interest are welcome and encouraged. Reviews will be processed especially rapidly. A review should be topical, sufficiently critical and comprehensive with regards to citations to the literature. It should draw attention to outstanding problems and take care to accommodate different points of view. The format requirements for original research articles applicable to reviews too.

Submission checklist:- Ensure that the following items are present prior to sending the manuscript to the journal for review.:

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Line number has been assigned from abstract page.

Free Publication
Currently we are not charging publication fee.

Proofs and Reprints: Page proofs (Pdf) will be sent by e-mail to the corresponding author. The corrected proofs should be returned to the Editor within 5 days of receipt. The delay in sending the proofs may shift the paper to the next issue. Correspondence through e-mail will only be entertained. Page proofs are considered to be the final version of the manuscript. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at the proof stage. In order to minimize the corrections and alterations in the proof stage, authors are requested to prepare the manuscript carefully according to journal format before submitting it for publication. PDF of the published papers will be provided to the author via e-mail. Authors can freely download the PDF file from which they can print unlimited copies of their articles. It is mandatory for the author to mention his/her e-mail ID.

Any correspondence regarding publication of papers should be sent to- The Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Innovative Agriculture, E-mail: