Information For Authors

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.

Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Series B: Biological Sciences publish original researches as full research papers, short communications and reviews. Articles submitted to other journals for publication are not accepted. All manuscripts are evaluated by subject experts of advanced countries. However, authenticity of the contents remains the sole responsibility of the author/s. The Journal reserves the rights to edit, wherever considered necessary.

Manuscripts should be submitted with a covering letter, giving unabbreviated names and addresses of all the authors, indicating the corresponding author and certifying that the paper has neither been, nor will be sent elsewhere for publication.

Author/s may submit electronic copies in MS Word/PDF, Excel or Free Hand, via web, or one legible double spaced typed hard copy of the manuscript. The manuscript should contain, in order, Running Title (not more than 60 characters), Title of the article, full names, addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses of all the Authors, Abstract (not more than 150 words), three to six Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgement (if applicable), References, Tables and Illustrations. All illustrations should be of good quality with legible captions. IUPAC rules for units and their abbreviations should be used.

References should be verifiable and cited in the text by the last name of the author (both authors if only two, the first author and et al when more than two) followed by the year, in descending chronological order. All references in the bibliography should be listed in alphabetical order of the authors's last names followed by date of publication and other complete details with full names of Journals as given below. Anonymous (Anon) references are not accepted.