Submission Guidelines

Language
The Language of the manuscript must be in English (either American or British standard, but not the mixture of both).

Length of paper
The Length of the paper should be maximum 25 pages including references, appendix, title page et. Papers should be submitted only as Microsoft Word format with 1.5 line spacing in A4 size, using Times New Roman or Arial font (Font size: 12).

Title Page
First page must be a title page in which all the authors have to be listed with their organizational affiliation and e-mail address of corresponding author.

Title
Title should be concise and informative. Authors should try to avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.

Corresponding author
The author to handle correspondence at all stages of referencing, publication and also post-publication should be clearly indicated. Ensure that telephone numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address.

Abstract
All manuscripts must include a maximum of 250 words abstract, next to the title page along with a total of 4 to 6 keywords in italics, one line below the abstract. A concise and factual abstract is required which should briefly state the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. Avoid references and using the complete statistical results. Include the recommendations made for the future researchers which are preferable.

Sequence for Manuscripts Submission:
  • *Introduction
  • *Materials and Methods
  • *Results
  • *Discussion
  • *Conclusion
  • *Acknowledgements (optional)
  • *References
  • *Figures
  • *Tables


  • References Author(s) should follow the latest edition of APA style in referencing. Please visit www.apastyle.org to learn more about APA style. References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. Use the following format for References.

    For articles:
    Adebayo T.A., Gbolade A.A. and Olaifa J.I. 1999. Comparative Study of Toxicity of Some essential oil to larvae of three mosquito Species. Nigeria Journal of Natural Product and Medicine 3: 74-76.

    For books:   Rechinger, K.A. (1978). Flora Iranica (Umbellife rae) Verlagsanstalt Germany Garz.akademischedruck-u.

    For web sites: WHO (2010). http://www.who.int/globalatas/autologin/TB.login.asp. Retrieved August 25, 2010, from http://www.who.int

    Publication Charges Authors of manuscript accepted for publication will pay an amount of fifteen thousand naira (#15,000.00) or one hundred US Dollars (USD 100) as publication charges, for local or foreign authors, respectively. Where applicable, the bank charges should be paid by the authors together with the indicated publication charges.

    Submission of Manuscript Well prepared manuscript can be submitted via e-mail to: cep@lautech.edu.ng    

    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). LAUCAER will employ a reliable plagiarism checker to confirm the originality of any manuscript submission for evaluation. 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) have approved the publishing of this article.

    Submit your manuscript to

    cer@lautech.edu.ng

    Department of Crop and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso Nigeria.

    +234 803 5847 402, +234 706 2787 642, +234 805 4765 393
    cep@lautech.edu.ng
    info@laucaer.com
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