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Submission: We only accept electronic submissions of the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted to the Editorial Office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Send a complete manuscript (including an abstract, texts, tables, footnotes, appendixes, and references) in a single word file (preferably Times New Roman Font, size-12, 1.5 lines spacing, with at least 1 inch margin on all the sides in A4 format). See presentation guidelines for preparing the articles. File sizes should not exceed 10MB. The manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author within 72 hours. In all correspondence, quote the manuscript number assigned to the article.

It is mandatory for the corresponding author to furnish following “Certificate of Submission” at the time of submission of the article:
This is to certify that the reported work in the article entitled "_________" authored by “___________”, submitted for publication to International Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (IJMAP) presents original work that is not being considered or reviewed by any other publication, and has not been published elsewhere previously in the same or a similar form. If accepted, it will not be published elsewhere including electronically in the same form, in English or in any other language. Authors agree to publish their work under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) License. Authors grant “Open Access Science Research Publisher” a license to publish their article. Authors certify that proper citations to the previously reported work have been given and no tables/data/figures have been quoted verbatim from other publications without giving due acknowledgement and without the permission of the author(s). Authors also declare that due regard has been paid to ethical considerations relating to the work reported and the article contains, to the best of our knowledge, no libellous or unlawful statements. I further certify that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out.
Signature, Place and Date :
Corresponding Author Name :


Review Process
Review process ensures the quality and international interest of the manuscript submitted for publication. All manuscripts submitted to IJMAP undergo rigorous peer review. All manuscripts are first internally reviewed either by an editor or members of the editorial board. Suitable manuscripts are sent to at least two qualified outside reviewers for evaluation. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible, and the journal strives to return reviewers’ comments to authors within 30 days of submission. The editorial board re-reviews manuscripts that are accepted pending revision. It is the goal of the IJMAP to publish manuscripts within 90 days of submission. As reviewing of scientific article is an open end process, in some cases it may take more time than that. Accepted articles will immediately appear online in the next issue of the journal..


Article Processing Charges
Accepted articles will immediately appear online and published in the next issue of the Journal. To maintain the journal and other related costs, authors are required to pay the article processing charges. Authors from India are required to pay Rs. 5,000/- and authors from other countries are required to pay 150 USD/ 100 Pounds as article processing charges. In some exceptional cases depending upon the circumstances article processing charges may be partially or fully waived.


One set of page proofs will be sent by e-mail to the corresponding author. You may list the corrections and return them via. e-mail to us. Please list your corrections quoting line number. If, for any reason, this is not possible, then mark the corrections and any other comments on a printout of your proof and scan the pages and e-mail. Or you may make corrections on the provided word file. Please use this proof only for checking the typesetting, editing, completeness and correctness of the text, tables and figures. Significant changes to the article as accepted for publication will only be considered at this stage with permission from the Editor. We will do everything possible to get your article published quickly and accurately – please let us have all your corrections within 48 hours. It is important to ensure that all corrections are sent back to us in one communication: please check carefully before replying, as extra fees will be charged for inclusion of any subsequent corrections. Proofreading is solely your responsibility and we may proceed with the publication of your article if no response is received. No further corrections or changes will be made to the articles once published online.


Article in final form will be published as embedded PDF file with free online access (open source). The corresponding author, at no cost, will also be provided with a PDF file of the article via e-mail. IJMAP is published online only; therefore we cannot provide hardcopy of the published articles.


We have zero tolerance policy towards plagiarism (including self plagiarism) and copyright violations. If it comes to our knowledge that any article submitted/ published in our journal has violated copyright or is plagiarized, it will be immediately retracted and authors will be permanently black listed from the journal. It is sole responsibility of author to obtain permission for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Web).


Submission checklist
The following list will be useful during the final checking of an article prior to sending it to the journal for review. Please consult Instructions to Authors for further details of any items.

  1. Covering letter.
  2. Certificate of Submission.
  3. Complete manuscript including an abstract, texts, tables, footnotes, appendixes, and references in a single word file.

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