Diyala Journal of Agricultural Sciences: Refereed Scientific Journal Publish in two numbers per year by College
of Agriculture –Diyala University .
Rules of Publication
1 - The Journal of scientific research specialized in publish scientific research papers in the disciplines of agricultural and life sciences, which had not previously accepted for publication or published in another Journal inside or outside Iraq.
2- The Journal publishes research papers in Arabic or English languages . The introduced search to publish in the Journal must be print on the paper with double spaces and three copies, and leave white space by 2.5 cm from all four sides of paper, and be printed by computer using software Microsoft Word 2003 - 2007 according to the model font Arabic Transparent, font size 14 for the Arabic language , and English papers must be modeled with Times New Roman font and font size 14, and the Journal must receive copy of search paper recorded on a compact disk CD.
3 - Language of publication in the Journal are Arabic and English.
4 - The scientific research paper submit to evaluate by scientific experts in the major specialized field of the paper and the researcher abide to make corrections, and in the absence of convinced in the amendments the researcher can reply to a memorandum to the board of the Journal editor. In the case that the paper refused to publish in the Journal the researcher is notified of this.
5 - The number of pages submitted for publication must do not exceed (10) pages
6 - The research must include both Arabic and English abstract, and not exceeding (150) words , the abstract written with secondary language must put at the end of the search.
7-The arrangement of the paragraphs of the research submitted for publication in accordance with paragraphs sequential as the following: Title, Abstract with main language, introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, References ,and the abstract in contrary to the language of research and are arranged references must arranged alphabetically ( A, B, C) and in If there is more than one source to one of the names are chronologically arranged the oldest first , In the case of repeat the name more than once a year is added characters (a, b ) to the year of publication, and is to include all the references mentioned in the text and not to record any reference not mentioned in the text. Put, the Arabic references first then the foreign references, and the style of write reference as follow : the title of the first researcher (the author) and his first name and then the names of other researchers and separated by comma and then come after the names, year of publication and Title of the research (the book) and then brief the name of the Journal, which adopted by the same Journal and the Volume number and their number issue and page numbers (the first page of search and the last page of the search) , and the references must be written according to following style:
Duncan,D.B. 1955. Multiple range and Multiple F test. Biometrics.
11: 1- 42 .
Liu, W., M. Tollenaar, G. Stewart and W. Deen. 2004. Within-
Row plant variability does not effect corn yield. Agron. J.
96: 275 – 280 .
Photographs are printed on glossy paper and shiny and the title of the picture and number and data under the picture.
8- The Tables and Figures must be clear and are placed in context when referring to it in the search, and do not represent the same data in a table and graphic form at the same time
9 - To mention to reference in the text refer to the name of the researcher followed by a year of research in parentheses in the case of the actual sentence (The author - year system) such as: AL- Ani (2007) The conversion factor of food ..... , and Baker and Lake (2006) find that ..... ., the name of the researcher and the Year in parentheses in this case for example: The use of continuous lighting system has led to increase the amount of feed consumed (Baldawi, 2000) .
10 - The researcher is given a maximum of two months to re-consider the request for modifications requested by the experts or the chief editor of the Journal and in the absence of re-copy search within this period or did not respond to do the necessary adjustments , this may lead to stop consideration of the acceptance of research for publication.
11 -The Journal is self-financing in the publishing and the cost of publication: (100.000 dinars, thirty-five thousand Iraqi dinars for Professor : 75.000 seventy five thousand Iraqi dinars for assistance Professor : 50.000 fifty thousand Iraqi dinars for Lecturer and less degrees ) wages of scientific evaluation paid upon introduce of the research is non-refundable in case of rejection of the research and not fit for publication . The publication fees for researchers from outside Iraq is 100 $ assessment fees are not refundable in case of rejection of the research and not fit for publication .
12 - The subscription to have the issue of the Journal inside Iraq by people and research institutions is(10000) Iraqi dinars per copy , while the subscription is out of Iraq (20) dollars per copy.