ISSN 1311-9109 Author Instructions

International Symposium
on Production and Establishment of Micropropagated Plants
April 19-24, 2015,
Sanremo, Italy
Notes for Contributors

Submission. Two anonymous referees will review them. The official language of the journal is English. Authors are requested to submit the manuscript(s) to the website of the journal ( Papers should be written on Word for Windows, double line spacing, and the rows must be numbered, with at least 2.5 cm page margins. Two referees will review them. Authors will usually be notified about the acceptance or rejection of the manuscripts within three months. After accepting a paper for publication, the author should reply to the reviewers after the text of manuscript. The corrected manuscript should be submited to the website of the journal.

Manuscripts. Four categories of manuscripts are distinguished: (1) Original papers up to 24 pages (2) Reviews up to 30 pages (3) Research notes, protocols and technologies up to 3 pages and (4) announcements of Conferences, Meetings and book reviews up to 3 pages. All lines of the manuscript should be numbered.

Page charge. The price of each black and white published page (approx. 3 manuscript pages, double line spacing) is 30 USD and the price of each color page is 50 USD.

Title. The title should be brief, typed with bold capital letters. Name, address, fax and e-mail must be given for each of the authors and co-authors after the title.

Abstract. The abstract must be included after the title and author(s) name. It should not exceed 20 rows. It should be informative and not indicative (not of the conclusions alone).

Key words. Maximum 6 key words should be given at the bottom of the abstract. Latin names of the studied main species covered in the paper must be included here.

Running title must be not more then 55 characters.

The introduction states the reasons for doing the work, the underlying hypotheses and the essential background.

Materials and Methods should present enough details to enable the work to be repeated by someone else.

Results and Discussion. Results draw attention to important features of tables and figures. The discussion points out the significance of the results and places the results in the context of other studies and concepts.

The acknowledgements should be simply phrased. References to research projects and funds should be included here.

In the text, references should be cited using the following format:
For two authors, both names should be given throughout. Use the first author and “ et al. ” for three or more authors. In the list of the references use the following format:

For journals:
Scaltsoyiannes A., Tsoulpha P., Panetsos K., Moulalis D. (1997). Effect of genotype on micropropagation of walnut trees (Juglans regia). Silvae Genetica, 46: 326-332.

For chapters in a book:
Bonga J. (1987). Clonal propagation of mature trees: problems and possible solution. In: Bonga J., Durzan D. (Eds.) Cell and tissue culture in Forestry. General principles and biotechnology, vol. 1, Martinus Nijhoff publishers: 249-271.

For books:
Bonga J., von Aderkas P. (1992). In vitro cultures of trees. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 236 pp.

A paper may be cited in press only if it has been accepted by a journal, and then the journal must be given in the references. Papers not yet accepted could not be cited in the text.

Nomenclature. Binomial Latin names should be used in accordance with International Rules of Nomenclature. In the title after the Latin name of the species the name of its author should be included. Latin names must be typed in italic in the manuscript.

Measurement units. SI-system should be used for indicating the measurement units. Use mg l-1 or µM instead of mg/l.

Tables must be single line spacing and typed on separate sheet. Their numbers must be indicated in the text.

Black and white photographs must be of good quality. Type the number and text of the photographs on a separate sheet. Photocopies are not acceptable, except to indicate positions of lettering. Printing of colour photographs will be charged additionally. Scanned images will be accepted only as TIFF or JPEG formats and minimum 300 dpi.

Black and white graphs, diagrames, figures must be send in Excel (or other original format) and saved in separate files. Scanned images are not accptable.

Subscription Information
Propagation of Ornamental Plants is published 4 times per year. The subscription rates are as follows:

- printed version of vol. 15, No 1,2,3, and 4: 155 USD + 25 USD postal expenses (Europe) i.e. 180 USD
- printed version of vol. 15, No 1,2,3, and 4: 155 USD + 30 USD postal expenses (overseas) i.e. 185 USD
- electronic version for 1 user (one IP address) of vol. 12, No 1,2,3, and 4: 155 USD

- printed version of vol. 15, No 1,2,3, and 4: 125 USD + 20 USD postal expenses (Europe) i.e. 145 USD
- printed version of vol. 15, No 1,2,3, and 4: 125 USD + 25 USD postal expenses (overseas) i.e. 150 USD
- electronic version for 1 user (one IP address) of vol. 12, No 1,2,3, and 4: 125 USD

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