Manuscript will be received by online
or by mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) for possible
publication with the understanding that they have not been
published, simultaneously submitted or already accepted for
be concise and consistent in style and spellings (spellings
should be according to Oxford or Chamber's dictionary).
Standard abbreviations should be used. Words given in
italics should be underlined.
Preparation of Manuscript
The papers , in
general, should be divided into the following components in
the sequence indicated below: Title page, Introduction,
Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion,
Acknowledgement, References, Tables, Legends for
illustration and illustrations.
The titles of
parts should be typed in capital letters and kept in the
center of the text. The results and discussions parts
could be combined if the author so desire. Subtitles, if
any, in each part should be underlined and suffixed with a
colon. The text should be continued in the same line after
the colon. Authors should see that there should not be
repetition of the data, presented in the table, in the text
and vice versa.
This page should
Title of the
article, Running title of the article, Name of author(s),
Department, Institution and city, Name and valid email
address to whom correspondence should be sent and
Keywords to be incorporated in the article.
should be written as running matter on separate sheet. It
should highlight important findings and conclusions. This
text should be suitable for direct reproduction in
be incorporated in between Abstract and the Introduction.
part should give appropriate background, clearly state the
objectives of the work and explain briefly what is new in
Materials and Methods
procedures of new methods should be described in detail. In
case of well established methods, references only are
sufficient. Substantial modifications of standard methods
should be described in detail. Instruments, equipment,
apparatus and pure chemicals/bio-chemicals used should be
identified by giving the manufacturers name in parenthesis.
should be presented be presented as consciously as possible.
Table and figures should not be used for presentation of
should be used for the interpretation of data. Data given in
the results should not be repeated. The observation may be
compared with other relevant studies. Conclusions should not
be drawn without supporting data.New hypothesis if any, may
be stated. Recommendation, when appropriate, may be included
System of Unites (SI) should only be used.
responsible for including the names of persons who have made
substantial contributions to the study orInstitutions which
have given financial assistance to the work.
the titles of all scientific periodicals should confirm to
those cited in the World List of Scientific Periodicals,
Scientific Publications, London 1962. In the text,
references should be cited indicating author's name and year
of publication. For two authors, both names are to be given
and for three or more authors, the first name followed by et
al. should be given. If there is ambiguity in
differentiating two or more references of the same authors
and years, a, b etc. may be added (e.g. Raman and
Krishnan, 1980 a, b.)
should be arranged in an alphabetical order.
The order of
presentation should be as follow:
authors with initials, Years of parenthesis, Title of
article, Title of journal, Volume No., Page No.
accepts 'short Communications' as well.
1. Results of
sufficient importance to merit publication in advance of a
more comprehensive paper.
2. Data which
substantially confirm and extend existing knowledge but
which do not justify a full paper. Category (a) will receive
preference over category (b)
communication should not exceed 3 printed pages (1500
words) including title, reference and one table or
figure. These communications should be written as running
matter with no headlines, such as introduction, materials
and methods etc. but be complete in themselves. The short
communications should accompany with ABSTRACT (about 200
words) for purposes of publication elsewhere.
with the review/ research article/ short communication, the
names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three potential
referees. Note that the editor retains the sole right to
decide whether or not the suggested reviewers are used.
manuscripts submitted to the Indian Journal of Dairy Science
must be accompanied by the following certificate, and signed
by all authors:
"Certified that the paper titled:"___________________"
represents original piece of our research work. The data
presented inthe paper has not been submitted elsewhere for
publication. Names of all those who have contributed to this
research work has been suitably acknowledged. One of the
authors, i.e. Smt./Shri/Dr.____________________ happens to
be the Ordinary/Life Member of the IDA.
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