The rules for submitting ...

The rules for submitting, reviewing and publishing scientific articles

The article must meet one of the following branches of science and groups specialties:

Agricultural sciences  

06.01.00 Agronomy

Technical sciences

05.20.00 processes and machines of agro-engineering systems

Technical analysis of the manuscript is carried out by the responsible secretary of the journal, according to the requirements to authors within three days after submission of the manuscript (in electronic and printed form).

Check the originality of the author's text, of references to the sources used, the extent of the borrowing is carried out within three days for all collections in the system Rucontext. The amount of citation (correct borrowing) is not more than 25% of the total volume of the article (incorrect borrowing is not allowed).

Presenting the article for reviewing is done by the deputy editor after technical analysis and verification of the originality of the author's text within three days from the time of getting full package of documents of the article. The journal provides reviewing of all submitted materials relevant to its subject, for the purpose of their expert evaluation. Reviewing the article is made by independent experts within 30 days. All reviewers are acknowledged experts on the subject of the reviewed materials and have publications on peer-reviewed articles for the last 3 years. Reviews are stored in the editorial office for 5 years. If there are significant comments, the manuscript is returned to authors with a written listing of the comments for reworking the article.

 The journal review all submitted materials relevant to its subject, for their expert evaluation. On each article two reviews (internal and external) are made by the scientists having PhD. The model of peer review is single-blind peer review (single-blind reviewing): reviewer knows the author's name, but the author does not know the name of the reviewer.

The editors of the journal send the copies of the review or a reasoned refusal  to the authors of the submissions and shall also send copies of reviews to the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation.

The review concludes about the possibility of publishing the article. It can be in three ways: a) the article is recommended for publication in the journal; b) the article is recommended for publication in the journal after the elimination of identified draubacks; C) the article is not recommended for publication. Reviewer's signature shall be certified by the personnel department of the institution where he (she) works.

In case of disagreement with reviewer's opinion the author provides well-reasoned response to the comments, which the editorial Board considers and makes a decision about publication of the article. The reviewers are informed that manuscripts are property of the authors.

Re-review is carried out after the submission of the corrected article within not more than 30 days. In case of three times re-return of the manuscript with the reviewers ' comments, the question of its acceptance or rejection is discussed at a meeting of the editorial Board.

The decision on publication is made in accordance with the Charter of the editorial Board by the editor-in-chief on the basis of scientific reviews and opinions of the members of the editorial Board. When deciding on the publication of the article the editor in chief is guided by reliability of data presentation and scientific importance of the work.

In the case of a positive decision about publication of the article the manuscript is given to professional translator for translation into English during two days.

Manuscripts will not be returned.

Requirements to preparation of the articles

For timely publication of the article it is necessary to submit the following during at least 4 months before the release of the journal:

* letter of guarantee (see sample) from the head of the institution on the letterhead;

* information about the author (s): name (in full!), place of work, position, academic title, degree, area of study, contact numbers, addresses and e-mail;

* the text of the article in the paper (computer printout) and electronic (3.5 floppy disk, CD or E-message format – MS Word) versions, completely coinciding with each other.

* maximum amount – 0,4 author's sheet (16 thousand signs including spaces, or approximately 10 A4 pages of text, typed in Times New Roman 14 PT, single-spaced with no formatting);

* tables are made by regular means of MS Word or imported from MS Excel

* figures and diagrams should be in black and white or grayscale (shades of gray); the elements of the vector images should be grouped; resolution of raster images (photos, scans) – at least 300 dpi.

* lists are numbered and marked manually (in order to avoid loss of formatting);

* notes are issued in the form of regular (not end!) footnotes by regular means of MS Word;

* formulas usually are created in MS Equotion (the regular equation editor of MS Word) or Math Lab;

* a list of references (not less than 15 sources) is placed at the end of the article. The sources are in the order of citation and issued in accordance with GOST 7.1 – 2003. Numbered references to them are given in the text in square brackets in normal text format;

* while typing you should avoid using non standard fonts (e.g., fonts, national languages, specialized fonts, formula, etc.). If this is not possible, you must provide in edition to file this font for correct playback of Your text.

The structure of the article

* Index of UDC (on the left)

* Title of article (in capital LETTERS)

* Initials, surname, academic degree, academic title of the author(s) and the name of the organization in which they work, in bold

* A brief abstract of 100-150 words (after indention)

* Key words (5-10)

* The text includes illustrative material (tables, figures), after the indentation. It is necessary to allocate sections: introduction, research methodology, research results, and conclusions.

* Literature (minimum of 15 sources)

* Information in English: initials and surnames of authors, title, academic degree, place of work, contact numbers, address and email; title of the article, a short abstract, keywords and references (after indentation).

Media electronic version (diskette, CD or email) should contain only files intended for edition. The file headers should be informative:

Марков_Заявка.doc (файл с текстом письма-заявки, первый автор – Марков)
Марков_Проектирование_и_монтаж.doc (файл с текстом статьи, указан первый автор и первые три слова заголовка)
Марков_Рецензия.doc (файл с текстом внешней рецензии на статью Маркова)
Марков_Гарантийное_письмо.doc (файл с текстом гарантийного письма).

The fee for publication of articles with graduate students will not be charged. The authors are responsible for the fact  the accuracy of the materials and legal side.


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