Instructions for Authors
Current Perspectives on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CUPMAP)
- Please read all of the following manuscript preparation instructions carefully. You can download Manuscript Template here.
- Manuscript should be written in English.
- Maximum length for articles is 15 pages. Articles over 15 pages in length can only be considered on an exceptional basis.
- All submissions are screened by iThenticate similarity detection software and our maximum allowed score is 24% for the document in which the References section truncated.
Original Articles: This is the most important type of article since it provides new information based on original research. The manuscript should include an abstract with the following subheadings: “Introduction”, “Materials and Methods”, “Results and Discussion”, and “Conclusion”.
Short Communications: Short communication is for a concise to present scientific reports related to scope of the journal. Short communication is not intended to publish preliminary results, but if these results are of exceptional interest and are particularly topical and relevant will be considered for publication. It should include an abstract with the following subheadings: “Introduction”, “Materials and Methods”, “Results and Discussion”, and “Conclusion”.
Review Articles: Reviews prepared by authors who have extensive knowledge on a particular field and whose scientific background has been translated into a high volume of publications with a high citation potential are welcomed.
CUPMAP Structure of the Manuscript
Word document, Cambria, 12 point, single line space.
Page margins are 2.5 for all sides.
Maximum length for articles is 15 pages.
Articles over 15 pages in length can only be considered on an exceptional basis.
A concise title of the paper, avoid Abbreviations and formulae where possible.
- Use bold 14-point Cambria font. Use title uppercase, and make title in centered.
- Name(s) and SURNAME(s) of author(s) [Use centered, bold 12-point Cambria font, Use uppercase for surnames.]
- Affiliation(s) of author(s) [Use 10-point Cambria font.]
- E-mail address of the corresponding author [Use 10-point Cambria font.]
- ORCID(s) of author(s) [Use 10-point Cambria font.]
Each article is to be preceded by a succinct abstract, of up to 300 words, that highlights the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of the paper. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions.
The abstract body is typed in Cambria, 10 pt.
Provide a maximum of 6 (six) key words or phrases in order of importance, separated by commas and typed in Cambria, 10 pt.
Use bold, uppercase, 12 Cambria font for headings.
This should define the problem and, if possible, the frame of existing knowledge. Please ensure that people not working in that particular field will be able to understand the intention. The word length of the introduction should be 150 to 300 words.
Materials and Methods
Materials and methods should be clearly presented to allow the reproduction of the experiments.
Results and Discussion
A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Results should be clear and concise and give the significance of the results of the work. Data must not be repeated in figures and tables. Implications for further studies or application may be discussed.
A short Conclusions section should be added if results and discussion are combined.
Tables and Figures
- Tables should have a short descriptive title.
- The unit of measurement used in a table should be stated.
- Tables should be numbered consecutively.
- Figures should be prepared in GIF, TIFF, JPEG or PowerPoint.
- Tables and Figures should be appropriately cited in the manuscript.
Acknowledgements of financial support, advice or other kind of assistance should be given at the end of the text under the heading "Acknowledgements". The names of funding organizations should be written in full.
Conflict of Interest
All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work. Examples of potential conflicts of interest include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding.
They should be grouped at the end of the paper in surname order of appearance. Abbreviated titles of periodicals are to be used according to Chemical or Biological Abstracts, but names of lesser-known journals should be typed in full.
References should be styled and punctuated according to the following examples:
Surname, N.N., and Surname, N.N., Year. The full title of the article. Journal Full Name, volume (issue), first and last page. DOI number
Book or Proceeding
Surname, N.N., and Surname, N.N., Year. Title of the contribution. In: Title of the book or proceeding. Volume (Publisher, City), pp. first and last page
Surname, N.N., Year. Title of the thesis, University and Faculty, City. pages.