Description : Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research official quarterly publication of the Agricultural Research Communication Centre. It provides forum for the scientific community to publish their original research articles/short communications in the field of Dairy and Food Science and focuses on new developments. The journal is being covered under international indexing and abstracting services.
Subjects Covered: All Subject of Dairy and Food Research
Title: Title should be brief, specific and informative, the scientific name(s) in italics/underlined.
Authors: Names of authors to be typed, in capitals unaccompanied by their degrees, titles etc.
Address: Address of the institution where the work was carried out be given below the name(s) of author(s). Present address of correspondence should be given as footnote indicating by asterisk the author to whom the correspondence is to be addressed.
Abstract: The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory,briefly present the topic, state the scope of the experiments, indicate significant data, and point out major findings and conclusions. The Abstract should be in about 100 to 150 words. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited.
Key words: Following the abstract, key words not more than 8 that will provide indexing references should be listed and in alphabetical order.
Introduction: This should be brief and the review of the literature should be pertinent to the theme of the paper. Extensive review and unnecessary detail of earlier work should be avoided.
Materials and Methods: It should inform the reader about appropriate methodology etc. but if known methods have been adopted, only references be cited. It should comprise the experimental design and techniques with experimental area and institutional with year of experiment.
Results and Discussion: It should be combined to avoid repetition. The results should not be repeated in both tables and figures. The discussion should relate to the significance of the observations.
Table numbers should be followed by the title of the table, Line drawings/photographs should contain figure number and description thereof. The corresponding number(s) of Tables, Figures etc should quoted in the text.Size of tables and figures should be below 1 MB.
References: The author should use the author-date format for citations and references (e.g., Hebbar et al. 2006; Subba Rao, 2001). A List of all the references quoted should be provided at the end of the paper. It should be prepared alphabetically with surname of all the authors followed by these initials and year of publication in brackets. The titles of the articles should be mentioned. Full journal name should be used and be typed in italics. Volume numbers need to be in bold type and pagination in normal type.
Page/Line Number: Authors are requested to mention Page number and Line number to each line in the MS for easy and quick review. Text Alignment, line spacing, word count, figures, tables etc must be as per format. Kindly go trough below sample paper for the reference.
The journal invites the following kinds of submissions:
1. Full-length articles (not exceeding 3,000 words including references but excluding Tables and Figures).
2. Short theoretical articles (not exceeding 2,000 words including references).
3. Review Articles (not exceeding 6000 words).
Send one file only including Text, Tables and Figures. Total size of Word file must be less then 1 MB in size.
All the papers are peer reviewed. The responsibility for any statement in the article rests with the author(s). The corresponding author should send a certificate that the article or its data has not been sent/will not be sent elsewhere for publication. If a manuscript is returned to the authors for revision, it must be resubmitted within 20-25 days of its receipt. The article number allotted should invariably be referred in all correspondence.
All Foreign submissions should be sent through Online Submission Platform or as email attachments (not as part of the email) at firstname.lastname@example.org and Indian submission to email@example.com. The email should also indicate the type of submission. For example, the subject line should read as: Research Article submission (Name of the Journal) or Review Article Submission (Name of the Journal).
A research scholar is supposed to do the research from research proposal to publication with best and original practice under his knowledge and should follow the code of conduct of various organisations.
ARCC follows the below mentioned points wherever Editor come across to misconduct, error or other ethical issues. Diagnosis of type of error very crucial. Error may be of two types, due to negligence or honest error. By the word honest error, we mean that error which may occur during research work. ARCC have a well-defined ethics policy and adhere on the strictly.
Data Manipulation, /fabrication/falsification
Conflict of Interest – Whenever we realise that there is a condition in which personal, financial or another consideration from authors/reviewers have the significant potential to compromise the professional outcome and objectivity. We ask for declaration of conflict interest. And ask to author for necessary amendment or omissions.
Duplicate Submission Policy
Redundant Publication Policy
Plagiarism Prevention with Crosscheck
To ensure objectivity and transparency in research and to ensure that accepted principles of ethical and professional conduct have been followed, authors should include information regarding sources of funding, potential conflicts of interest (financial or non-financial), informed consent if the research involved human participants, and a statement on welfare of animals if the research involved animals.
Authors should include the following statements (if applicable) in a separate section entitled “Compliance with Ethical Standards” before the References when submitting a manuscript:
Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest
Research involving Human Participants and/or Animals
The corresponding author should be prepared to collect documentation of compliance with ethical standards and send if requested during peer review or after publication.
The Editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts that do not comply with the above-mentioned guidelines. The author will be held responsible for false statements or failure to fulfill the above-mentioned guidelines.
The corresponding author will include a summary statement in the text of the manuscript in a separate section before the reference list, that reflects what is recorded in the potential conflict of interest disclosure form(s).
See below examples of disclosures:
Funding: This study was funded by X (grant number X).
Conflict of Interest: Author A has received research grants from Company A. Author B has received a speaker honorarium from Company X and owns stock in Company Y. Author C is a member of committee Z.
If no conflict exists, the authors should state:
Conflict of Interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.