Volume: 14 - Issue: 1 - 2, 10/26/22

Year: 2021

To publish articles covering current scientific studies, technology developments, master's and doctoral studies in the fields of Science and Engineering. To bring researchers together with current scientific developments.


Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal (INASJ)
e-ISSN: 2587-2389


1. Original researches, short notes and reviews written in Turkish or English are published in our journal.

2. Our journal is published twice a year in the fields of science, engineering and natural sciences. All articles are evaluated by competent editors and referees. The final decision about the article is made by the editors.

3. In our journal, publications such as technical notes, letters to the editor, discussions, case presentations and compilations are not included.

4. The articles sent for publication should be prepared according to the journal writing rules.

5. The names of the referees who evaluated the articles are not notified to the authors.

6. The articles sent to the referees are expected to be evaluated within 21 days. If this period is exceeded, the editors can appoint a new referee and withdraw the request from the old referee.

7. After the "resubmit for evaluation" or "correction required" decision made about the article, the necessary changes must be made by the author within 14 days for the "resubmit for evaluation" decision, and within 7 days for the "correction needed" decision. Otherwise, the article will be rejected.

8. The works requested to be published must not have been published anywhere or sent to any journal for publication.

9. In the same issue of the journal, maximum two articles of an author are published as the first name.

10. All responsibility of the works belongs to the authors. The works should be prepared in accordance with the principles of scientific ethics, and if necessary, a copy of the Ethics Committee Report should be attached.

11. All articles submitted for publication will be scanned with the iThenticate program and a similarity report will be created for each article, before being submitted for editorial approval as of September 1, 2017. After the similarity report is checked by the journal editors, corrections will be requested from the author for the articles with a result above 23%, excluding references. If the necessary correction is not made within 10 days, the article will be rejected.

12. Copyright Transfer Agreement must be signed and sent by all authors along with the works sent to the journal for publication.

13. The works that are requested to be published in the journal should be sent to the journal's https://dergipark.org.tr/kujs address with the signed Copyright Transfer Agreement.


Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal (INASJ)
e-ISSN: 2587-2389


1. Kafkas University Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology Publishes original research articles and reviews in the field of Science, Engineering and Natural Sciences in Turkish or English.

2. The work sent for publication is subject to preliminary examination by the Editorial Board of the Journal in accordance with the publication principles. The Editorial Board of the Journal has the right to return the articles that it does not find suitable for publication in the journal without sending them to the referees. In addition, articles that do not comply with the spelling rules are returned to the author for correction.

3. Prepared articles; It should only be sent by the author responsible for the article in Word file format. It is also recommended to present a graphical abstract within the article.

4. Turkish and English article titles should be short, descriptive, capitalized (excluding words such as “and”, “with”…), centered and bold, and should not exceed fifteen words. In both titles, abbreviations should be avoided as much as possible.

5. Except for the Turkish and English article titles, all text including the titles should be written justified and should not be indented. In the original works, the text of the article should be written on the A4 size page, 12 points (Abstract and Abstract 10 points), Times New Roman font and one and a half line spacing. There should be 3 cm margins on the right, left, bottom and top of the page. The text should be written in a column, all pages should be numbered and the lines should be numbered starting from (1) for each page.

6. When entering the article in the journal tracking system, the name(s) of the author should be written clearly, should not be abbreviated and no academic title should be specified. Author names and addresses should not be given in the main text of the article, which is uploaded to the system.

7. Article; It should consist of Turkish Title, Turkish Abstract, Keywords, English Title, English Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Material and Method, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments (if any) and References.

8. Turkish “Abstract” and English “Abstract” should not exceed 300 words and abbreviations should be avoided as much as possible in both abstracts. In accordance with the Turkish spelling rules, it should be written in "Times New Roman" font with 10 font size and one and a half line spacing. In Turkish and English abstracts, the words "Abstract" and "Abstract" should be used, respectively. Keywords should be written as a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8 words following the abstracts. The words should be followed in alphabetical order, the first letter of the first word should be capitalized, the letters of the other words should be lowercase, and the words should be separated with a comma (,) and other words should be written with a space left, no dot at the end. The words “Keywords” and “Keywords” should be written in bold.

9. The main headings of the article should be bold and numbered. All of the main section titles should be written in capital letters, the first letter of the 2nd degree titles should be capitalized, and all the 3rd degree titles should be written in lowercase letters in bold in sentence order.

10. When citing sources in the text, references should be specified according to the "(surname, date)" system. When citing sources in the text according to the surname date system, the surname of the author should be written in parentheses with the first letter of the source capitalized and the others lowercase, then the publication date of the work should be written by placing a comma (Tanriverdi, 2020). If more than one author is to be named, semicolons should be placed after the dates (Tanriverdi, 2021; Yildiko, 2022) and should be ordered from oldest to newest (Surname, 1977; Surname et al., 2013). If the reference is to a work with two authors, the conjunctions “and” if it is published in English and “and” if it is published in Turkish (Halliwell and Gutteridge, 1990; Akdeniz and Cakmak, 2007) should be added among the surnames of the authors. While references are cited in the text according to the surname of the author, if the number of authors is three or more, after the surname of the first author, “et al.,” if the article is published in English, “et al.,” if it is published in Turkish (Adiguzel et al., 2022; Yildiko et al. , 2021) expressions should be used. While citing the source in the text according to the surname of the author, if there are publications by the same author and authors in the same year, the letters a, b, c should be used after the publication year. (Tanriverdi, 2021a; 2021b).

11. SI (Systeme International d'Units) measurement units should be used in all articles. In numbers and units, only a period (.) should be used as a decimal separator (20.23), “/” sign should not be used when writing units, it should be exponentiated by leaving a space (g L-1) in writing very large numbers, the numbers should be separated by triples (such as 100 000). ).

12. In the Turkish article for Figures and Tables; “Figure”, “Table”; In the English article, the expressions “Figure”, “Table” should be used (Table 1/Table 1., Figure 1 / Figure 1.). Explanations and footnotes of tables and figures should be written at the bottom of the table or table in 10 font size and should not contain a dot (.) at the end.

13. The title of the table should be 12 points and above the table, and the content should be given in 10 points. Figures, graphics, photographs and the like should be written with the title "Figure" at the bottom and in 12 points. Figures and Tables should be given in the text and should not be added to the end of the text.

14. Formulas should be numbered and the formula number should be shown in parentheses, aligned to the right next to the formula. Formulas should be in 12 points, main characters and variables should be in italics, numbers and mathematical expressions should be plain.

15. References section should be in 11 font size and should be as follows;


Yildiko U., Turkan F., Tanriverdi A.A., Ata A.C., Atalar M.N., Cakmak I. (2021). Synthesis, enzymes inhibitory properties and characterization of 2- (bis (4-aminophenyl) methyl) butan-1-ol compound: Quantum simulations, and in-silico molecular docking studies. Journal of the Indian Chemical Society, 98(11), 100206.

Tanriverdi A.A., Yildiko U., Cakmak I. (2020). New Type Sulfonated Polyimide Membrane Fuel Cells and Applications. Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology, 10(4), 2714-2729.


Fessenden R.J., Fessenden, J.S. (1986). Organic Chemistry. Third Edition, Brooks, Cole Publishing Company, California, 892.

Book Chapter;

Castillo E., Marty A., Condoret J.S., Combes, D. (1996). Enzymatic Catalysis in Nonconventional Media Using High Polar Molecules as Substrates. In: Annals of the New York Academy of Science.

Dordick, J. S. ve Russell, A.J. (eds), The NewYork Academy of Science, New York, 206-211. Bildiri, Sempozyum; Soyadı-ilk ad(lar)ının baş harf(ler)i-nokta-virgül-(yılı)-nokta-bildirinin başlığı-noktakongre, sempozyum vb’nin adı-virgül-tarihi-virgül-yapıldığı yer-virgül-başlangıç ve bitiş sayfası-nokta

Atalay Y., Arıoğlu Ç., Tamer Ö., Avcı D., Başoğlu, A., Atalay A.S. (2015). LMetiyoniyum Nitrat (LMN) Bileşiğinin, Geometrik, Optik ve Spektroskopik Özelliklerinin Teorik İncelenmesi. 2. Ulusal Hesaplamalı Kimya Kongresi. 2-5 Haziran, Kars, 9.


Tanriverdi A.A., (2022). Synthesis, Characterization, DFT Studies and AIM Analysis of Some Sulfonated Polyimides. Master Thesis, Kafkas University, Institute of Science and Technology, Kars.


Elmacı C., Öner Y., Yeşilbağ K., Tuncel E. (2009). Türkiye Koyun Irklarında Prion Proteini Geni (PRP) Polimorfizmi. TÜBİTAK-TOKVAG-106 O 718 nolu Proje Kesin Raporu, Bursa.

Internet References;

http://www.aku.edu.tr/akademik/enstitüler/fenbil.html, (21.03.2003).

Warrence N.J., Bauder J.W., Pearson K.E. (2004). Basics of Salinity and Sodicity Effects on Soil Physical Properties. Land Resources and Environmental Sciences Department, Montana State University, http://waterquality.montana.edu/docs/methane/basics.pdf, (15.12.2004).

NOTE: It is recommended to use sample article templets based on article type from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/kujs/about-journal.


Publication Ethics
Users of the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal (editors, authors, reviewers, department editors, readers) must obey to the ethical rules and responsibilities specified by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) that we have shared on our Dergipark page. These ethical rules and responsibilities are summarized below.

Ethical Responsibilities of Authors
• Authors prepare and send their manuscripts in original form.
• The authors ensure that their citations and quotations in their manuscripts are accurate and complete.
• Authors should indicate and explain situations in which they may be involved in conflicts of interest.
• The editors, department editors or the reviewers can request raw data from the author of the manuscripts. Therefore, the author must keep the raw data of the article ready for submission.
• Ethical reports must be submitted by the author together with the article, when necessary.
• Authors are obliged to inform the journal authorities in case of any errors and inaccuracies about the article during any of the pre-control, evaluation, proofreading and publishing stages.
• One article cannot be processed in two different journals at the same time. Even if the overall process is completed in a journal and the article is rejected. In other words, an article published in another journal cannot be sent to the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal.
•In order to add an author, change the order of the authors or omit an author for an article on process for publishing on the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal, an application with the approval of all contributing authors is required. Journal management reviews the application and notifies the corresponding author about the decision.

Ethical Duties and Responsibilities of Editors
The editors of the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal should be obeyed to the ethical roles and responsibilities of “CODE OF CONDUCT AND BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR JOURNAL EDITORS” and “COPE BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR JOURNAL EDITORS” announced by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and provided on our Dergipark webpage. These duties and responsibilities are summarized below.

Editors’ Relationships with Readers
The editors are responsible for taking into account the feedback from the readers, researchers and practitioners about the published works and to provide the necessary responses and take necessary actions.

Editors’ Relations with the Authors
• Editors make decisions about the articles based on the original value of the article, the aims of the journal and the ethical rules.
• Editors should accept papers with high original value, based on journal objectives and ethical rules for the evaluation process.
• The editors should take into account positive opinions of the reviewers unless there is an important reason.
• Requests and feedback from the authors should be returned with feedback.

Editors’ Relations with the Reviewers
• The reviewers to be appointed must be selected from related area of the manuscript.
• The editor should make sure that there is no conflict of interest between the reviewers and the authors.
• The editor is responsible for guiding the reviewers during the article evaluation process and for providing the requested information.
• The editor is obliged to hide the credentials of the author and the reviewers by means of blind reviewing.
• The editor must make the necessary warnings to the reviewers about evaluating the article in a timely, impartial and scientific manner.
• The editor must make an effort to increase the number of reviewers.

Editors’ Relations with Advisory Board
Editors should consider the opinions and recommendations of the advisory board about the articles.

Editors’ Relations with the Journal Owner and the Publisher
Editorial decisions should be independent of the journal owner and the publisher.

Publication of the Article
Editors are responsible for considering publishing principles, journal objectives and international standards in the articles to be published in the journal.

Retention of Personal Data
Editors are responsible for not transferring the personal information to third parties except for the consent of the authors.

Ethics committee, Human and Animal Rights
The editors are responsible for protecting the human and animal rights at about manuscript in the studies conducted on humans and animals. The editor is responsible for rejecting the article if ethics committee approval is not sent in the works that must provide ethics committee report.

Protection of intellectual property rights
Editors are responsible for protecting the intellectual property rights of all articles submitted and published in the journal.

Complaints to Editors
Editors are responsible for providing an open and enlightening answer to complaints from the reviewers, authors and readers.

Conflicts of interest and relations
Editors are responsible for taking action against conflicts of interest between authors, reviewers and third parties in order to complete the impartial and independent evaluation processes of the articles.

Ethical Responsibilities of Reviewers
• The reviewers are responsible for not evaluating the article if there is a conflict and relationship of interest.
• The reviewers are responsible for evaluating the article with due regard to the principles of confidentiality and impartiality.
• The reviewers cannot use the work sent to them for any purpose until the evaluation process is completed and issued.
• When evaluating the manuscripts, the reviewers are responsible for not allowing the gender, nationality, religious beliefs, or political views of the authors to have an influence on the evaluation.
• The reviewers should use a gentle and constructive language when evaluating the article and should avoid insulting, defaming and hostile comments and statements.
• The reviewers are responsible for evaluating the article in a timely and ethical manner.


Aim and scope
The aim of this journal is to publish works prepared in the field of horticulture, plant protection, plant and animal production, biology, bio-system engineering, environmental engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, physics, food engineering, civil engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering, mathematics, molecular biology and genetics, forest engineering, landscape architecture, aquaculture, agricultural economics, agricultural mechanization, agricultural structures and irrigation, field crops, soil science and plant nutrition and zoo-technics. The Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal is twice a year journal which accepts original research and review studies in the field of Engineering and Science.

Open Access Policy
The articles published in the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal are available with open access in full text. We believe that this will be good contribution to science.

Privacy Statement
Confidential information about the articles published on the web page of the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal and the articles at about the evaluation stage will be used only for the explained purposes of the journal and shall not be open for any other purpose or for use by other people.

Publication Fee
The Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal does not require any transaction and publication fees for the articles submitted to the journal.

All the manuscripts as full text, the contents of the journal, the cover page and the complete files of each issue of the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal are archived on Dergipark system and are available to all users.

Advertising and Sponsorship
The Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal does not accept any advertising or sponsorship and does not include them on the publication page.

Plagiarism policy
Articles submitted to the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal are controlled via a plagiarism software except for the references. The similarity rate must be below 20% for each article.

Copyright Transfer Agreement

All authors must be accepted and declared that
1. All kinds of publication rights belong to the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal.
2. The manuscript complies with the rules of publication specified by the journal,
3. The article is original and is not previously published or not under the evaluation process for publication,
4. Scientific and ethical responsibility belongs to authors and in case that other authors cannot be reached; all authors are aware of the work and that the responsibilities of other authors are taken over by the first author of the article.

The authors of all articles submitted to the Institute of Natural and Applied Science Journal should sign the Copyright Transfer Agreement stated above. This contract text should be downloaded on article submission page and uploaded to the system after signed by all authors

No application, evaluation and/or publication fee is charged for any of the articles submitted to the journal for evaluation.