Reference, Figure (Photo/Diagram/Graph) and
Table Format for Book Chapter
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Please ensure that every reference cited in
the text is also present in the reference
list (and vice versa). Avoid citation in the
The references should be well updated and
one reference from the same author(s) in the
same year must be identified by the letters
"a", "b", "c", etc., placed after the year
statement must be supported by reference.
Reference should contain: author(s) last
name(s) followed by initials, year, full
title, journal's full name (in italics),
volume number (in bold), issue number (in
bracket) and inclusive page numbers. Only surname of the authors should be
included e.g., Sharma and Johnson (2005). If
a paper has three or more authors then it
should be referred as surname of the first
author followed by et al. e.g., Negi
et al., (2011).
Please avoid using footnotes.
All the references to be given at the end of
Reference of the review matter [text/figure]
taken from any source must be given due
credit and its Reference must be written in
the REFERENCES section. Author must
have the necessary permission of publication
of figures and photos taken from other
sources [not author's own work] submitted in
Sharma PK, Chauhan NS and Lal B (2005).
Studies on plant associated indigenous
knowledge among the Manalis of Kullu
district, Himachal Pradesh. Indian
Journal of Traditional Knowledge 4(3)
Sharma A, Bakshi GK, Dumir VC and Raka M
(2004). Cyclotomic numbers and primitive
idempotents in the ring GF(q)[x]/(x
Finite Fields and Their Applications. 10(4)
Jones BJ and Blackburn TP (2002). The
medical benefit of 5-HT research.
Pharmcology and Biochemical Behaviour
Borthakur SK (1997).
Plants in the folkflore and folk life of the
Karbis (Mikirs) of Assam. In:
Contribution to Indian ethnobotany, Vol
1, 2nd edn, edited by Jain SK (Scientific
Publishers, Jodhpur) 169-178.
Kumar D (1998).
Floristic studies of district Muzaffarnagar.
PhD Thesis, CCS University, Meerut, UP,
Online Reference Format
Avoid using references of any online website
source (other than any Online Journal, Book
and Scientific Review having ISSN,
Scientific and Government libraries, Online
Software) which could change its matter
frequently or can possibly delete it. Matter
published in any abstract booklet need not
be included. For online reference format
follow the following advice based on the
recommendations of the International
Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Referencing Web Material
Author or Editor, Year when web page was
created (if known), Title (in italics or
underlined), [Online], Edition, Place of
Publication, Publisher (if ascertainable) or
Organisation responsible for providing and
maintaining the information, available URL
(Format as: http://internet address/remote
path) and the Date Source was Accessed [in
square brackets]. If no date is given, write
(No date) as shown below.
British Lawnmower Museum (No date)
Lawnmowers of the Rich and Famous
[Online] Southport, British Lawnmower
Museum. Available: http://www.lawnmowerworld.co.uk/Rich.htm
[Accessed 10 March 2004]
Referencing Online Journals
Include all the following information in the
electronic journal reference, if possible:
Author/Editor, Year of publication, Article
title, Journal title (in italics or
underlined), [Online], Volume number,
Part/Issue number (in brackets), Available
URL (http://internet address/remote path)
and the Date accessed [in square brackets].
Hart K (1998) The place of the 1898
Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to the
Torres Straits (CAETS) in the history of
British social anthropology. Science as
Culture. [Online] 11. Available:
[Accessed 9 November 2003]
Any table or figure should have a short
title typed in bold. Table must be
submitted in MS Word format. Table should
have only outer boundary, with headings and
subheading written in bold letters. Tables
and display items should be numbered
separately (Table 1, Fig. 1) and must be
cited in the text.
Any drawing must have white
background. Figure captions should be self
explanatory. Photo or figure should be
labeled using black arrow/line segment and
abbreviated capital letters. The outline of
the photoplate should be either in square or
rectangular shape. Gap between the margins
of any two adjacent photographs, within the
photoplate, should not be more than one mm.
Photographs on any photo plate should be
numbered with capital letter. Each
photoplate must be explained separately
below the figure.
abbreviations should be explained in this
section, arranged alphabetically within the
bracket, at the end for e.g., (Abbrv.
Vc-vesicle, Chy-chalamydospore, Hy-hyphae).
Any Figure or Chemical structure must be
supplied in JPEG format rather than in MS
Word Format, as in the latter case the
figure might get distorted during finalization of the article . Original Excel file
(if used) of the Figure/Bar
diagram must be supplied along with the
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