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Author Guidelines

Research Journal of Life Science (RJLS) is a proper channel for publication of papers in life science. Manuscripts reporting experimentation or research in field crops will be accepted for review as papers.

An acceptable manuscript will meet the following general criteria: it reports a worthwhile contribution to science, sound methodology was used and is explained with sufficient detail so that other capable scientists could repeat the experiments. Conclusions are supported by data, manuscripts is concise, well written, and understandable.

Manuscript should be uploaded to RJLS system and arranged in RJLS standard format, Title, Authors, Address and Email, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgment and References. Typed at one side of white paper of A4 size, in single column, an space line, 12 point Calibri font and should be given line numbers. Margins on all four sides are 2 cm.

Title, consist of no more than 20 words. It should be written clear and concise in describing the contents of the research.

Manuscript has main author and co authors with full name of the author and co-authors (no abbreviation), includes address (es) and email addresses clearly.

State the objective specific and clearly, as to what it is to be obtained. Give a brief account of the methods. Identify scientific names of plants, other organisms, and chemicals. State results succinctly. State conclusions or recommendations and link them to the significance of the work. Abstract should not be more than 200 characters which has no reference and accompanied keywords. Abstract must be integrated and independent which consist of introduction, purpose, methods, results, conclusion and suggestion.

The key words and phrases following the Abstract should be alphabetically arranged and should reflect the contents of the paper. Manuscript should have keywords 3-5 words or phrases.

Presents brief and clear information concerning background, aim and purpose of the research.

It should mention time and place of the research in the first part. All materials and methods that used such as chemical for analysis, treatment and experimental design must be stated clear and briefly.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONResult and discussion must be written in the same part. They should be presented continuously start from the main result to the supporting results and equipped with a discussion. Unit of measurement used should follow the prevailing international system. All figures and tables in manuscript should be active and able to be edited by editor.

Conclusion should be explained clearly.

State the grant source and the person to whom the grant was given. Name the person to help you work.

The author-year notation system is required and completed. All reference mentioned should be written down in reference using American Psychological Association (APA) style and arranged from A to Z. Articles have 10 recent references or over and 60% is journal. The most of references are primary ones (last five years). Unpublished data and personal communication should not be cited as literature citations, but given in the text in parentheses. “In Press” articles that have been accepted for publication may be cited in references. Include in the citation the journal in which the “in press” article will appear and the publication date, if a date is available.

The Author must use a reference manager, such as Mendeley, Zotero, or Endnote. This manusrcipt without using a reference manager will not be accpeted until revised with reference manager.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 50.00 (USD)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.