INFORMATION FOR PAPER CONTRIBUTORS

Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing is to provide a forum for dissemination and exchange of original findings on various aspects of Agricultural Marketing which are of primal interest to all the functionaries in the field of marketing of different agricultural produce. It will also from time to time, contain articles summarising the existing state of knowledge in the field of marketing of agricultural products. Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing is a peer refereed journal, published thrice in a year, by Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, Hyderabad.

1. Manuscripts sent for the Journal should be accompanied by a declaration of the senior author stating that the same paper has not been published or under consideration elsewhere and responsibility for the statement whether of facts or opinion rests with writers thereof.

2. In clarity, brevity and conciseness, punctuation, spellings (U.K.), use of italics etc., the manuscript should conform to the best usage in leading journals. In case of data, reference to the source should be mentioned. The responsibility of copyediting the manuscripts lies with the contributors although the publisher will provide a final and light copyedit.

3. Manuscripts in duplicate should be typed in double space on one side of the bond paper, with sufficient margins. Journal papers should not normally exceed ten typed pages including tables and figures.

4. Authors may also can choose to submit their papers on line to the Secretary&Managing Editor of the society or to: submission@.indianjournals.com. Soft copy of the papers can be submitted through : submissions@ inidanjournals.com

5. Names of the authors should not be accompanied by their degrees, titles, designations etc. No soft copies of the paper will be accepted at the initial stage.

6. Name and address of the author along with the title of the paper should be typed furnished on a separate sheet and the manuscript write up should bear only the title of the paper and at no place the name or any identity of the author.

7. Each Journal paper should have a summary in 200 words, in the beginning. Drawings, graphs etc. should be in black and white. Each table should have a number hold followed by a concise heading.

8. The references to the literature cited in the text of the paper should only be given at the end of the paper in alphabetical order under the heading REFERENCES.

9. Author should uniformly follow the reference citations strictly in accordance to the examples given under:
Talukdar, K. C. and M.A. Muralidharan (1989). Agrarian relation and marketing institutions for rice marketing in Assam: A case study. Ind. Jour. Agril. Mktg., 3(2) : 122•131

P.C.Bansil (2006). Poverty mapping in Rajasthan. Concept Publishing Company, N.Delhi.

Ramaswamy, K.V. (2008). G1obalisation, Employment and labour Market Flexibility. The case of India. In R.Radhakrishna(Ed.),lndia Development Report 2008 (pp.178•188), Oxford University Press, N. Delhi.

10. All Journal papers will be referred in anonymity. The comments of the referee should be complied by the authors within two months time beyond which the papers will be removed from the files of the Society.

11. Final version of the Journal papers duly revised should be submitted both in electronic form (soft copies) and two along with a hard copies. All Correspondence regarding the submission and status of the Journal papers, should be addressed to the Managing Editor, Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing, PJTSAU Campus, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad – 500 030. Ph.: 040-24014884, 040-24014883.