Checklist for preparation of manuscripts

  1. Type of manuscript double‐spaced throughout, including references, figure captions and tables .
  2. Type the title and all headings aligned left, with only the first letter of the first word and of any proper name capitalised.
  3. 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.
  4. Use the conventions ‘from … to , ‘between …. and’, ‘range x‐y’.
  5. Check that all references mentioned in the text are in the References, and vice‐versa .
  6. 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.
  7. Give full journal and book titles in the References. The journal names should be in italics.
  8. 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).
  9. Check that the stippling and/or symbols are legible at the size likely to be used in the published article.
  10. Type tables with the title as a separate paragraph.
  11. Indicate approximate positions of figures and tables on the manuscript.
  12. Check that figures are numbered in the order in which they are discussed in the text.
  13. Suggest a ‘short title’ for the paper of not more than 50 characters (including spaces).
  14. Return the requested number of revised manuscripts; also, return the original manuscript annotated by the editor.
  15. 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