Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines would be summarily rejected.
Before starting your submission, ensure that your manuscript is formatted according to the author guidelines available at https://ethnobotanyjournal.org/index.php/era/about/submissions#authorGuidelines
Figures and tables:
Figures and tables are included in the main text but not embedded. Each figure and each table are uploaded also as separate supplementary file, and numbered consecutively: Fig. 1, Fig. 2, Fig. 3....table 1, Table 2, Table 3..... Figures have at least 300dpi native resolution.
Tables: Tables are typed in "Table Grid" Design in MS word. All tables are single spaced, and contain horizontal cells only. Tables do not contain merged cells.
Figure and table captions:
All figures and tables carry appropriate captions/ legends.
Originality: The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor). This document is not similar in content or details to any other articles the author(s) has already published or have under consideration. This document is not a review article but represents original creative thought.
Conflict of Interests: Ethnobotany Research & Applications policy requires you to state whether you or any of your co-authors have financial or other conflicts of interest that might be construed as influencing the results or interpretation of your study. One author may acknowledge on behalf of all co-authors acting as the duly authorized agent of the co-authors (having been appointed either orally or in writing by each of the authors of the paper.) By checking this box, the author declares to have no conflicts of interest, and if there are coauthors, they too have no conflicts of interest.
Author's Warranty: By checking this box the author(s) represents that he/she is the sole proprietor of the materials in the manuscript; that it does not infringe upon any existing copyright; that it has not heretofore been published; and that to the best of his/her knowledge it contains no libelous or other unlawful matter. The author(s) will hold harmless the publisher against any claim, demand, or recovery finally sustained in any proceedings brought against the publisher by reason of any violation of any proprietary right or copyright, or any unlawful matter contained in the manuscript. If previously copyrighted material is included in the manuscript, the author(s) hereby confirms that unrestricted permission for its reuse has been received from the original copyright holder. A copy of each permission should be emailed directly to the Editor
Ethics: By checking this box, the author(s) confirms that:
- The submitted manuscript represents the original work of the author(s).
- The submitted manuscript's research methodology followed the International Society for Ethnobiology (ISE) Code of Ethics.
- Information obtained from people, including photographs of human subjects, was gathered using the best practices for informed consent and human subjects regulations, and research was conducted with appropriate permits and is consistent with the Convention of Biological Diversity, the Protocol of Nagoya on Access and Benefit Sharing, and other relevant local, national, and international laws.
The submission file is in Open Office, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
Please include the names and emails of at least three colleagues who might be contacted as potential reviewers of the manuscript in the author comments when you prepare your submission. Note: ensure that you have contacted them and taken their consent before suggesting their names.
Please also include the name of one member of the editorial board that you suggest as handling editor of the manuscript.
All articles are copyrighted by the first author and are published online by license from the first author. Articles are intended for free public distribution and discussion without charge. Accuracy of the content is the responsibility of the authors.