ICAR-Central Institute for Arid Horticulture
Society

INDIAN SOCIETY FOR ARID HORTICULTURE

C/o ICAR-Central Institute for Arid Horticulture
10th Milestone, Sri Ganganagar Highway
Beechwal, Bikaner-334 006, Rajasthan


Reg. No. 128/B/03-04 Year of establishment: 2004


Objective of the society
  1. To promote over all development of arid horticulture in arid and semi-arid regions of the country.
  2. To promote better linkage with sister organizations for sustainable development of agriculture.
  3. To undertake activities like, organizing seminar, symposium/conference/group meeting, study tours etc.
  4. To publish journals, reports, treatises, extension literatures etc for promotion of science and dissemination of useful knowledge in the field of arid horticulture
  5. To receive grants, gifts, donations to purchase properties, to invest funds of the society in such securities as may be decided time to time.
  6. To felicitate the distinguished workers in the field of arid horticulture
  7. To undertake training and consultancy services in the field of arid horticulture

Executive Council (2013)

President : Prof. P. L. Saroj
Vice president : Dr. N. D. Yadav, Head, CAZRI RRS, Bikaner Dr. Sanjay Singh, Head, CHES, Godhra
Secretary : Dr. B. D. Sharma
Joint Secretary : Dr. R. Bhargava, PS, CIAH, Bikaner , Dr. P. K. Yadav, prof. SKRAU, Bikaner
Treasurer : Dr. R. S. Singh, PS, ICAR-CIAH, Bikaner

Editorial Board (2017)

Editor-in-Chief : Dr. R. Bhargava
Editors : Crop Improvement)
(Crop Production)
(Post Harvest Technology)
(Crop Protection)
(Resource Management)

Type of Membership Current Rate Revised Rate
Life membership Rs. 1100.00 Rs. 3100.00
Annual Membership Rs. 200.00 Rs. 500.00
Annual Subscription of the Journal of Govt. Institution Rs. 500.00 Rs. 2500.00
One time Subscription of the Journal by other organization (For 10 years) --- Rs. 10000.00

Membership/subscription may be sent to Secretary, Indian Society for Arid Horticulture C/o ICAR-Central Institute for Arid Horticulture, 10th Milestone, Sri Ganganagar Highway, Beechwal, Bikaner-334006, Rajasthan, India through bank demand draft drawn in favour of Indian Society for Arid Horticulture, payable at Bikaner.

Indian Journal of Arid Horticulture

Instruction to Authors

Indian Journal of Horticulture, the official publication of Indian Society for Arid Horticulture will publish results of original scientific work related to strategic, basic and applied research on all aspects of arid horticulture, including Crop Improvement, Crop Production, Plant Physiology, Plant Protection, Post Harvest Technology, Natural Resource Management and Social Sciences within the scope of the journal. One volume containing two issues (June and December) would be published annually. To be acceptable for publication, the information presented must be relevant to a context wider than the specific location where the study was undertaken. The journal will also publish book reviews and invited reviews on selected scientific topics of horticulture relevance. All the authors have to become at least an annual member when a paper is accepted for publication.

Submission of manuscripts

For the purpose of reviewing articles for publication manuscript should be submitted as hard copy in duplicate to Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Arid Horticulture C/o ICAR-Central Institute for Arid Horticulture, 10th Milestone, Sri Ganganagar Highway, Beechwal, Bikaner-334006, Rajasthan, India. After acceptance of the paper final exactly matching printed version along with a CD prepared in MS word (in Time New Roman Font Face) in compatible format clearly indicating the file name should be submitted together within a period of two weeks.


Length: Contribution should not be exceed 12 pages of the journal on double line spacing (including figures, tables and illustrations) on one side of A-4 (21 x 28 cm) sheet of bond paper with 3 cm wide margin on left, preferably with line numbering. Manuscript in following order: Title, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgement (if need be) and References.

Title: It should containing the title of the paper, names(s) of authors9s), address where the work was originally carried out and complete address of main author with e-mail details. A running title of maximum 50 characters should be provided for the running headlines.

Abstract: The paper should be prefaced by an abstract (maximum 250 words) in one block after author(s) name and address details containing brief facts and conclusion.

Key words: Up to six key words (In Italics) should be listed in alphabetical order after the abstract.

Materials and Methods: It should be brief and informative.

Results and Discussion: Experimental findings should be interpreted to explain the scientific reasons for the observed behaviour with definite conclusion.

Acknowledgement: This should be brief and specific.

References: References to publication that are more than 25 years old may be avoided unless they are classical or seminal works. All references should be arranged alphabetically and set out as follows: Surname(s) of author9s), followed by initial(s), year of publication, title of article, title of journal in full, volume number and inclusive page number. Books must include the place of publication, publisher and total number of pages of books cited. Article should not be referred to as "In press" unless it has been accepted for publication.
Examples,

Amani, A. and Label, T. 1986. Lagrungian Kriging for the estimation of Sahelian rainfall at small time steps. Journal of Hydrology, 192:125-127.

Yoneyama, T., Murakoa, T., Murakani, T. and Boonkerd, N. 1993. Natural abundance of 15 N in tropical plants with emphasis on tree legumes. Plant and Soil, 153(2): 295-304.

Pareek, O. P. 2001. Ber. In: Hughes, A., Haq, N and Smith, R. W. (Ed.), International Centre for Underutilized Fruits, South Hampton, U. K. pp. 290-291 pp. 18. Splittstoesser,

W. E. and Mohamed Yaseen, Y. 1991. In vitro shoot regeneration of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.) and Carob (Ceratonia siliqua) with thidiazuron. In proceeding of the Inter-American Society for Tropical Horticulture. 35-37 Ann. Meeting, Vina-del-mar, Chile. 7-12 Oct: 6-8.

Units and measurements: Unit of measurement must confirm to the SI system. Only standard abbreviations should be used. Expression that include a solider (slash) such as 25 dsm/m may be re-written using a negative component 25 dsm-1. Tables: It should be prepared on a separate sheet of paper numbered consequently in Arabic numerals and attached at the end of text. The preferred position of each tables and figure must be indicated on the manuscript. Illustrations: All diagrams, figures, photographs and other illustrations should be listed as figures and numbered in the order of their first citation in the text. Good quality laser print out (B/W) and graphs only will be acceptable. Letters, numbers, symbol should be clear and even throughout and of sufficient size so that if the abscissa is reduced to half, it will still be legible.

Captions of figures should be provided on its back preferably with soft pencil indicating Figure Number and name of the Author.

Proofs: proofs will normally be sent to the author. Author's should read the proof throughtly and return the corrected proof without delay.

					Reg. No. 128/B/03-04
		INDIAN SOCIETY FOR ARID HORTICULTURE
		ICAR-Central Institute for Arid Horticulture
		Beechwal, Bikaner-334006 (Rajasthan)

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Membership fee
(i) 	Life member 	: Rs. 3100.00
(ii) 	Annual Member 	: Rs. 500.00
(iii) Annual Subscription of the Journal by Govt. Institution: Rs. 2500.00
(iv) One time subscription of the Journal by other organziation (For 10 years) Rs. 10000.00

Mode of payment: 	Cash/DD in favour of Secretary, 
			Indian Society for Arid Horticulture,
			Payable at Bikaner.

	I wish to become a life/annual member of the Indian Society
for Arid Horticulture and agree its aims and objectives and abide by 
its rules and regulations.


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