Request for Articles:::Plant Resources 2016

The Department of Plant Resources under the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation has been annually publishing the scientific Bulletin “Plant Resources”. In this continuation, the annual issue of Plant Resources 2016 is going to be published in the near future. The original scientific work/research in the field of Plant Sciences and critical review of research and findings, carried out by the working and retired staff of the Department, are only accepted for the publication. However, any botanical and photochemical research in joint authorship with the staff of the Department can also be accepted. Authors are also requested to send their manuscripts as an original research paper, or as a review paper.

The authors are requested to follow the following guidelines:(Submission Deadlines:15th Magh 2072::19th January 2016 )

  • Two sets of manuscripts (in A 4 size paper, typed double spaced) should be sent to the Publication and Documentation Section of the Department. The manuscript submitted should not be previously submitted for publication elsewhere. Paper should be submitted in electronic version as well. Articles for the journal could be sent to the following addresses:info@dpr.gov.np.
  • Paper submitted for publication should not exceed 10 pages (including photograph & tables) in general.
  • Figures, illustrations and other relevant materials reproduced from other publications must be fully cited. The author(s) will be completely responsible for the use of such references.
  • The original research paper should include the following headings: Abstract, Key words, Introduction, materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgement and References.
  • Editorial board reserves all the rights for acceptance or rejection of paper submitted. It may alter or modify the style of presentation wherever necessary.
  • References should be cited in the following pattern:

Adhikari, M.K.1990. History of Mycological exploration in Nepal. Cryptog, Mycol. 11(2): 111 – 128.
Dirrieu, G. and Adhikari, M.K. 1993. Distribution of some groups of parasitic fungi in high mountains. In: Proceedings of Arctic Alpine Mycology 3-4. Bibliotheca Mycologia. 150:23-31.
Hara, H., Chater, A. O.  and Williams, L.H.J. (Eds.). 1978. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal Vol. I. British Museum (Natural History), London, U.K.
Rajbhandari, K. R.1976. History of botanical explorations in Nepal. J. Bombay Nat. Hist.Soc. 73: 468-481.
Subedi, M.N. 2006. Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Oak (Quercus semecarpofolia Sm.) forest in Nepal. Bull. Dept, Pl, Res. No 27, p. 44 – 50.


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