INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
Scope and policy
The manuscript should be original research that represents a real contribution to scientific knowledge. It should not have been concurrently submitted to other journals or previously published elsewhere. The manuscript should be in English and writing clear and concise, according to grammatical rules of the language. If the quality of the English is not adequate, the manuscript will be rejected before being peer-reviewed. It is suggested that non-English native authors have their manuscript professionally edited by an English native translator before submission. The manuscript should be submitted through the Online System available on our Website.
In order to fulfill requirements of indexation databases (Science Citation Index, SciELO, SCOPUS, etc.), the manuscript must comply with this instructions of format and section structure or Editorial Office will reject it and it will not be peer-review. ChileanJAR suggest using the following Manuscript Sample. Editorial Committee and reviewers will accept or reject the manuscript according to its scientific merit. The acceptance will be performing when the author satisfactorily responds to the reviewers' comments. Submitted manuscripts will be screened to detect plagiarism previously the edition process. Plagiarized manuscripts will be rejected. Rejections are unappealable.
After acceptance, ChileanJAR can make changes to the manuscript, delete double affiliation, modify figures and tables to meet our specifications for publication.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Use letter size paper, Times New Roman 11, 1.5 spacing, 2.5 cm margins, page number in the bottom right hand corner, and continuous line numbering. Use of the manuscript example template is suggested.
The manuscript should be divided into sections with main headings centered on the page, bold, and capitalized (e.g., ABSTRACT, INTRODUCTION…). Subtitles within each section should be flush left, bold, and the first word capitalized. Do not fragment the manuscript with excessive subtitles.
Tables and Figures should be placed at the end of the text; it is allowed to include more than one for page maintaining its legibility and quality. Do not suggest their place in the manuscript, ChileanJAR will determine design layout. Text length should not exceed 18 pages for SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES and REVIEWS and 10 pages for SCIENTIFIC NOTES.
ORGANIZATION OF THE MANUSCRIPT
Note: ChileanJAR has no extra charges for color tables and figures.
Sending of manuscripts
Manuscripts should be sent electronically through the Electronic Publishing System of the Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research available on the journal’s website (www.chileanjar.cl). Authors should enter in menu for Authors where they will find Help and Instructions to facilitate their registration, format requirements (Manuscript Template), and content stipulated by Instructions to Authors.
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Chillán - Chile
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