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Instructions to authors

1. The Iranian Journal of Botany publishes original papers in the field of plant taxonomy and related subjects such as moleculare systematics and phylogeny, phytogeography, cytology, morphology, anatomy, embryology and phytochemistry. Short papers on chromosome counts will be considered for publication.

2. Only English manuscripts will be accepted. A summary of the manuscript must be provided in Persian language. The editor will prepare the Persian summary for the manuscripts submitted by none Persian speaking authors. 

3. The papers should be submitted electronically to the journal website at http://ijb.areeo.ac.ir. The manuscript must be prepared with Microsoft Word 2007, use 10 points Times New Roman font. Illustrations [line drawings (bitmap, 1200 dpi or higher) and pictures (600 dpi or higher)] should be as Adobe files.

4. The authors are requested to write their full names, affiliations, academic ranks, emails and telephone numbers. Correspondence of the paper should be indicated.

5. A written agreement of all co-authors must be sent by initial manuscript submission as indicated below (Commitment Letter and Conflicts of Interest Statement).

6. The authors must avoid simultaneous submission of the manuscript to multiple journals.

7. An abstract of about 100 words should be given for the papers.

8. Address/addresses of the author/authors should be given after the abstract, full first names of authors are necessary.

9. About 10 key words should be followed after the addresses.

10. A short headline of the title should be given on the first page.

11. Taxa below the generic level should be followed by the author of the name in the first mention.

12. Figures, tables and maps in the text should be cited as fig. 1; fig. 2, table 1, map 1…

13. Size of figures, tables and maps including footnote should be 22.5´16.5 cm or an appropriate size for desired reduction. Figures, tables and their footnotes should be submitted as separate files.

14. Use only standard abbreviations which are internationally and/or nationally recognized and spell out all abbreviations at first use in the text followed by the abbreviation in parentheses. In the case of overall similarity between the abbreviated titles of two or more institutions, new abbreviations should be designated to differentiate the mentioned institutions adequately.

15. References in the text could be in any of the following forms: (Rechinger 1998); Rechinger (1998); (Rechinger & al. 1950) or (Rechinger & Esfandiari 1980).

16. References should be given at the end of the paper in alphabetical order. Papers of a single author are arranged according to the year of publication. If there is more than a paper in a year, they are marked by a, b, and etc. i. e 1998a, 1998b. Example of references are as follows:

Assadi, M. 1988: Tamarix. In. Fl. of Iran no. 1: 20-67. –Tehran.

-& Runemark, H. 1995: Hybridization, genomic constitution and generic delimitation in Elymus L. sensu lato (Poaceae: Triticeae). –Pl. Syst. Evol. 194: 189-205.

17. Key to the taxa should be as follows:

1. Flowers in a raceme or solitary                                                                                                                                         1. F. gibbosa

    Flowers in an umbel                                                                                                                                                                        2

2. Flowers red                                                                                                                                                                 2. F. imperialis

    Flowers orange                                                                                                                                                            3. F. raddeana

 

Commitment Letter

:I, as corresponding author, solemnly state that, the paper entitled

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  1. This article is originally derived from pure research work of the above-mentioned author(s);
  2. This article has not previously been published in any publications;
  3. This article is not simultaneously being submitted to any other journal for its publication until the last process which would be taken by The Iranian Journal of Botany.
  4. At the time of preparation and implementation of this research, all professional ethics and rights reserved (including rights of subjects, organizations and institutions, as well as authors);
  5. If it is proved the contrary to the above at any time, I will accept its consequences. Moreover, the Iranian Journal of Botany is allowed to deal with me in accordance with the terms and conditions and then I will not have any claims.

 

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Conflicts of Interest Statement

 

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 The authors whose names are listed immediately below, certify that they have NO affiliations with or involvement in any organization or entity with any financial interest or non-financial interest such as personal or professional relationships, affiliations, knowledge or beliefs in the subject matter or materials discussed in this manuscript.

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The authors whose names are listed immediately below, report the following details of affiliation or involvement in an organization or entity with a financial or non-financial interest in the subject matter or materials discussed in this manuscript.

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This statement is signed by all the authors to indicate agreement that the above information is true and correct:

 

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