The Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences (MJAS) is a quarterly journal published by the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore comprising original review articles and research papers in the field of Agriculture and Allied Sciences including Animal Science, Social Science and Home Science. It is suggested to potential authors to contact the editor with the intended Review Articles. Authors should submit the duly signed declaration stating that the review article / research paper has neither been published nor sent for publication in any other Journal. Articles with data of five years old experiment or trial will not be accepted. Once a paper is accepted for publication, it should not be published elsewhere either in the same or abridged form or in any other language, without the permission of the Editor. Invariably all the authors of the ‘Review Article’ and ‘Research Paper’ should be the subscribers { Annual membership (Rs. 400/- / Life membership (Rs.3000/-) } of the Journal and should also pay a processing fee of Rs. 100/- per article. Subscription amount either Annual or Life may be deposited in the Bank in the favour of Editor, S/B Account No. 0425101030928, Canara Bank, GKVK Branch, Bengaluru-560065. The details of proof of payment may be mailed to /

The Editorial Committee has rights to accept or reject a paper and the committee does not shoulder any responsibility for the opinion (s) expressed in the paper by the author(s). The article should be submitted on-line through the website viz., OR through e-mail only. Papers presented in conferences, seminars, symposia, workshops etc., will NOT be accepted for publication. All correspondence should be addressed to The Editor, Communication Centre, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru - 560 065, India,
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Manuscript, for review article and research paper should be typed in double line space on A4 size paper with at least 5 cm margin on the left and 2 cm margin on the right. The presentation of the subject should be simple, lucid and logical with appropriate headings. Care should be taken to check the spellings, punctuations etc. All tables should be serially numbered, should not be too lengthy and should have a heading stating concisely the contents.

The contents of the Review Article should include Title, Abstract, Keywords and Conclusion with sub-headings as required in the article. The contents of Research Paper should be organised as Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Material and Methods (Methodology in case of Social Science), Results and Discussion, Conclusion and References. The soft copy of the Review Article and Research Paper must only be submitted through e-mail or through on-line

The first page of the manuscript should carry the title of the article, Name (s) of the Author (s), their affiliation followed by e-mail ID of the corresponding author compulsorily. If the Research paper is the outcome of M.Sc./ Ph.D., a certificate by the authority to the effect that the authors were associated with the research work in the capacity of Chairman of the Advisory Committee must be submitted. In such cases, the first name should necessarily be of the student concerned. The authorship and its order furnished at the time of first submission are final.

This should be informative but concise. The title of the review article and research paper must be in TITLE CASE. The title must be typed followed by the name (s) and affiliation of authors just before the commencement of the abstract.

The abstract must be brief and informative and should not be more than 300 words

The introduction should be brief and must have stated the objectives and scope of the study.

This should be precise and whenever the methods of other authors are followed, it would suffice if reference to their paper is made instead of repeating the procedure. It should include experimental design, treatments and techniques employed.

This should govern the presentation and interpretation of the results of the study. Common names of plant species, micro-organisms, insects etc., should be supported with authenticity. Latin names should be underlined in the typescript. All headings must be typed in lower order capitals from the left hand margin. The para under a sub-heading must start from a line below the sub-heading.

Every table should be clear with proper reference in the text. Appropriate statistical tests should be applied to the data presented. Foot note should seldomly be used. Lengthy tables should be avoided.

The illustrations and text-figures should be clear and capable of reproduction in print. The soft copy of the photos/ figures should be separately submitted in JPEG format only. Legends to figures and photos should be typed in the foot of the figure/ photo. Abbreviations should be used sparingly if advantageous to the reader. All new or unusual abbreviations should be defined when they are used for the first time in the paper. Ordinarily, the sentences should not begin with abbreviations or numbers.

References should be typed along with the body of the paper. These should be listed in the alphabetical and chronological order. In the text, the references should be cited as Hayman (1970) or (Hayman, 1970); Sen and Bhowal (1961) or (Sen and Bhowal, 1961). When there are more than two authors, it should be written as Tosh et al. (1978) or (Tosh et al., 1978). Citing references older than ten years with respect to scientific journals are not allowed in paper. The references quoted in the text should match and only be included in the references section.

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