research in all branches of Botany, Genetics, Biotechnology,Molecular Biology, Cytology and Plant Breeding, Including Human Genetics other cognate sciences of sufficient importance and such a character as to be primary interest to the Geneticist & Biotechnologist.
The aims and objectives of the Society shall be to:
(i) Advance the cause of genetics and bio-technology and to encourage and promote study and research in these disciplines in the service of bio-sciences.
(ii) Disseminate the knowledge of genetics and bio-technology.
(iii) Provide facilities for association and conference among students of genetics and Bio-Technology and for encouragement of close relationship between them and those in the related sciences,
(iv) Advocate policies in the interest of the nation in the field of genetics and bio-technology, and
(v) facilitate international cooperation in the field of genetics and bio-technology.
• Indexed/Abstracted: Indian Science Abstract, Indian Citation Index and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) rating w.e.f 2013: 3.38
Types of Paper:
(1) Full-length papers, generally not exceeding 15 typewritten pages. Full-length papers should:
(a) be divided into sections (Abstract, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results , Discussion);
(b) contain an Abstract, not exceeding 200 words, at the beginning of the paper, followed by 3-6 keywords;
(c) not exceed 10-12 printed pages (approximately 15 typewritten pages) including the space required for figures.
(2) Short Communications, not exceeding 1500 words or equivalent space including figures and tables. These must be brief definitive reports and not preliminary findings. Short communications need not to be divided into Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, instead, Materials and Methods may be described in the text or, if appropriate, in figure legends or table footnotes.
(3) Reviews will be published following invitation from Editors or by the suggestion of authors.
(4) Special Issues on highlighted aspects of biotechnology are also published. Special Issues may contain selected contributions (invited lectures) from national & international conferences, or a collection of papers on a specific topic, and may be composed of review articles, research papers, and short notes. Guest Editors responsible for the organisation of Special Issues will be invited by the Editors of the Journal, but may also be suggested by scientists who are willing to organize a special issue on a topic that deserves publication.
(5) Letters to the Editor and announcements of meetings and courses will be included at the discretion of the Editors and the Publisher.
The membership fee and journal subscription rates applicable to members and non-members (libraries/institution and book sellers/trade agents)
are as follows:-