Submission Preparation Checklist

Before submitting the manuscript, author(s) should check the following list:
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  • The content provided is plagiarism-free, original research work fully copyrighted by the author(s). if found plagiarized, the journal has the rights to reject the article without any reason and no more articles will be accepted from the concerned author(s).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format
  • Manuscripts has been made in the light of Journal’s author guidelines
  • Author(s) did not mention his or her name, affiliation and contact details in the main text.
  • Author(s) has read all the terms and conditions of the journal
  • There is no conflict of interest in publishing their paper in the journal.
All the funding agencies (if so) has approved the publishing of this article.

IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPTS
Postal and Flyers will be sent out to all tertiary institutions in Nigeria as “Call for papers” to solicit for submission of manuscripts. Submitted manuscripts will be collected from interested author(s) for assessment.

BLIND PEER REVIEW
Each of the manuscript collected will be subjected to review by three different independent assessors and the observations and comments of the assessors will be forwarded in the corresponding author(s).

COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE REVIEWERS
The corrected manuscripts will be collected back and assessed critically so as to determine the level of compliance by the reviewers. Those requiring authors’ corrections shall be returned to them, while those that scale through are subjected to further tests.

PLAGIARISM TEST
All manuscripts will be subjected to a plagiarism test so as to know the authenticity of the paper.

PUBLISHING
All manuscripts that scale through as well as those corrected and returned by authors will be given to a reputable publisher to ensure good quality and well-designed publication.

COLLECTION FROM THE PUBLISHER
Published journal would be collected from the publisher once it meets expected standard.

DISTRIBUTION TO THE AUTHORS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS
Copies of the published journal would be distributed to authors via their supplied addresses. The university, faculty and departmental libraries would be supplied as well as other necessary stakeholders.

Department of Crop and Environmental ProtectionFaculty of Agricultural Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso

+234906.928.1984
cer@lautech.edu.ng
info@laucaer.com
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