Checklist for preparation of manuscripts
- Type of manuscript double‐spaced throughout, including references, figure captions and tables .
- Type the title and all headings aligned left, with only the first letter of the first word and of any proper name capitalised.
- Main headings (Introduction, Materials and methods, Results and discussion, Acknowledgements, References) are set in bold roman (not italic) type. Minor headings are set in the light italic type.
- Use the conventions ‘from … to , ‘between …. and’, ‘range x‐y’.
- Check that all references mentioned in the text are in the References, and vice‐versa .
- List references in the text in chronological order, separated by semi‐colons. Do not use a comma between the author’s name and the date. List references in the References in alphabetical order.
- Give full journal and book titles in the References. The journal names should be in italics.
- Use Arabic numerals in the text but in headings spell out numbers less than 10. Type a space between a numeral and its unit (e.g. 3 mm).
- Check that the stippling and/or symbols are legible at the size likely to be used in the published article.
- Type tables with the title as a separate paragraph.
- Indicate approximate positions of figures and tables on the manuscript.
- Check that figures are numbered in the order in which they are discussed in the text.
- Suggest a ‘short title’ for the paper of not more than 50 characters (including spaces).
- Return the requested number of revised manuscripts; also, return the original manuscript annotated by the editor.
- Provide email and postal address for the corresponding author.
Mode of payment: Payment should be made by Demand Draft (Nationalised Bank) in favour of “Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Nagpur” payable at Nagpur.
Correspondence : When you submit a manuscript, please provide us with your telephone number, email address as well as your postal address; we may need to contact you urgently.
Address for submissions :
The Honorary Secretary,
Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning,
NBSS&LUP, Amravati Road, Nagpur-440 033, INDIA