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Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics

OVERVIEW:

Discipline(s) / Subdiscipline(s):

     1. Sciences
         - Earth sciences
         - Environmental science
         - Biological sciences
         - Chemistry

Print ISSN: 1823-5034
Publisher: Akademi Sains Malaysia & Confederation of Scientific & Technological Association in Malaysia (COSTAM)
Publication type: Print
Publication frequency: 2 time(s) per year
Journal Website: http://www.costam.org.my/publications.html

Contact Info

The Editorial Office
Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics
Academy of Sciences Malaysia
902-4 Jalan Tun Ismail
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

E-mail: jostt@akademisains.gov.my

Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics (JOSTT) is a multi-disciplinary journal. It publishes original research articles and reviews on all aspects of science and technology relating to the tropics. All manuscripts are reviewed by at least two referees, and the editorial decision is based on their evaluations.

Manuscripts are considered on the understanding that their contents have not been previously published, and they are not being considered for publication elsewhere. The authors are presumed to have obtained approval from the responsible authorities, and agreement from all parties involved, for the work to be published.

Submission of a manuscript to JOSTT carries with it the assignment of rights to publish the work. Upon publication, the Publishers (COSTAM and ASM) retain the copyright of the paper.

For publication submission, please write to : editor@costam.org.my

EDITORIAL INFORMATION:

Editor-in-Chief

Academician Professor Emeritus Dr. Yong Hoi Sen

Editorial Board

Academician Professor Emeritus Dr. Yong Hoi Sen
Chief Editor
Genetics, Systematics, Biodiversity
Academy of Sciences Malaysia; University of Malaya, Malaysia

Ir Professor Dato Dr. Chuah Hean Teik
Electrical Engineering, ICT
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Ir Professor Dato Dr. Goh Sing Yau
Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Dr. Goh Swee Hock
Organic Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry
Academy of Sciences Malaysia

Professor Dr. Ah-Ng Tony Kong
Biomedical Sciences, Genomics, Phytochemicals
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Professor Dr. Lee Soo Ying
Theoretical Chemistry, Ultrafast Spectroscopy
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr. Lim Phaik Eem
Molecular Biology, Phycology
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Professor Emeritus Dato Dr. C. P. Ramachandran
Medical Sciences, Infectious and Tropical Diseases
COSTAM, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Professor Dr. Kurunathan Ratnavelu
Theoretical Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Professor Dr. Abu Bakar Salleh
Agricultural Sciences
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Paul William Smith
Pulsed Power Technology
University of Oxford, UK

Professor Dr. Hideaki Takabe
Laser Plasma, Plasma Astrophysics
Osaka University, Japan

Dr. Tan Swee Lian
Genetics, Plant Breeding
MARDI, Malaysia

Professor Dr. Wang Xin Xin
Electrical Engineering, Plasma Technology
Tsinghua University, China

Professor Dr. Wong Chiow San
Experimental Physics, Plasma Technology
University of Malaya, Malaysia

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

JOSTT is a multi-disciplinary journal. It publishes original research articles and reviews on all aspects of science and technology relating to the tropics. All manuscripts are reviewed by at least two referees, and the editorial decision is based on their evaluations.

Manuscripts are considered on the understanding that their contents have not been previously published, and they are not being considered for publication elsewhere. The authors are presumed to have obtained approval from the responsible authorities, and agreement from all parties involved, for the work to be published.

Submission of a manuscript to JOSTT carries with it the assignment of rights to publish the work. Upon publication, the Publishers (COSTAM and ASM) retain the copyright of the paper.

Manuscript preparation

Manuscripts must be in English, normally not exceeding 3500 words. Type double spaced, using MS Word, on one side only of A4 size with at least 2.5 cm margins all round. Number the pages consecutively and arrange the items in the following order: title page, abstract, key words, text, acknowledgements, references, tables, figure legends.

Title page
Include (i) title, (ii) names, affiliations and addresses of all authors, (iii) running title not exceeding five words, and (iv) email of corresponding author.

Abstract and key words
The abstract, not more than 250 words, should be concise and informative of the contents and conclusions of the work. A list of not more than five key words must immediately follow the abstract.

Text
Original research articles should be organized as follows: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgement, References. The International System of Units (SI) should be used. Scientific names and mathematical parameters should be in italics.

References
References should be cited in the text as numbers enclosed with square [ ] brackets. The use of names in the text is discouraged. In the reference section, the following examples should be followed:
  1. Yong H.S., Dhaliwal S.S. and Teh K.L. (1989) A female Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, with XO sex chromosome constitution. Naturwissenschaften 76: 387-388.
  2. Beveridge W.I.B. (1961) The Art of Scientific Investigation. Mercury Book, London.
  3. Berryman A.A. (1987) The theory and classification of outbreaks. In Barbosa P. and Schultz J.C. (eds.) Insect outbreaks pp. 3-30. Academic Press, San Diego.
Tables
Tables should be typed on separate sheets with short, informative captions, double spacing, numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals, and do not contain any vertical lines. A table should be set up to fit into the text area of at most the entire page of the Journal.

Illustrations
Black-and-white figures (line drawings, graphs and photographs) must be suitable for high quality reproduction. They must be no bigger than the printed page, kept to a minimum, and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Legends to figures must be typed on a separate sheet. Colour illustrations can only be included at the author’s expense.

Proofs and reprints
Authors will receive proofs of their papers before publication. Order for reprints must be made when returning the proofs.

Submission
Manuscripts (including all figures but not original artwork), together with a CD version of the text, should be submitted to:

The Editorial Office
Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics
Academy of Sciences Malaysia
902-4 Jalan Tun Ismail
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

E-mail: jostt@akademisains.gov.my

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Indexed by MyJurnal (2018)
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Immediacy Index 0.000
Rank 0
Indexed by Scopus (SCImago 2015)
Impact Factor -
Rank Engineering (miscellaneous) : Q4 , Multidisciplinary : Q4
Additional Information 0.103 (SJR)

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