Author Guidelines

Manuscript preparation

Manuscript should include Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, (Results and Discussion may be combined), Acknowledgments if necessary, References. 


Title should be concise and informative. The name(s) of the author(s), the affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s) and e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers of the corresponding author should be given under title



Abstract should not be more than 250 words, and should not contain any undefined abbreviations. Turkish abstract should be added.



A list of keywords (not more than 6 words) should be included.



Text should be submitted in MS Word format using the font Times (New) Roman with a size of 12 point with double space for all material, including notes and references. Pages should be justified and margins should be 3 cm from each side. All pages should be numbered consecutively, and lines should also be numbered within each page. Tables and Figures should be included in the text. File should be saved in doc format. Do not submit docx files.



Only standard metric abbreviations should be used, and abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.


SI units, numbers

Internationally accepted signs and symbols for units, SI units, should be used


Acknowledgments of people, granting institutions etc should be placed before the reference list



The only works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication should be placed in the reference list




Citation in text

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses. (Carey 1993), (Houck and Strauss 1985), (Lou 1987; Meyer et al. 1986; Chi and Liu 1985) 


List of references

References should be listed in alphabetical order.


Journal article

Hilbeck A, Baumgartner M, Fried PM, Bigler F 1998. Effects of transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis corn-fed prey on mortality and development time of immature Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). J. Environ Entomol. 27 (2): 480–487.


Article by DOI

Ma Y, Xiong YL 2009. Antioxidant and bile acid binding activity of buckwheat protein in vitro digests. J. Agric. Food Chem.  57: 4372–4380. DOI:10.1021/jf803670u


In Press

MacIntosh SC, Stone TB, Sims SR, Hunst PL, Greenplate JT, Marrone PG, Perlak FJ, Fischhoff DA, Fuchs RL 1999. Specificity and efficacy of purified Bacillus thuringiensis proteins against agronomically important insects. J. Invert Pathol. In press.



De Bach P, Rosen D 1991. Biological Control by Natural Enemies, 2nd ed., Cambridge Univ. Press, New York.


Article/Chapter in Book

Juliano SA 2001. Non-linear curve fitting: Predation and functional response curves, pp. 178–196, In: Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments, 2nd ed. Scheiner SM and Gurevitch J (eds), Chapman and Hall, New York.



Sari N, Ekiz H, Yucel S, Yetisir H, Ekbic E, Abak K 1999. Investigation of new protected cultivation melon lines resistant to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis using dihaploidization. In: Proceedings of the Third Turkish National Horticultural Congress, September 14–17, Ankara, Turkey, pp. 498–503.


URL Citations

HADHIA (2009). Annual Summaries. (Accessed December 15, 2009).