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com. Upon receipt the manuscripts are allocated an identification number and reviewed initially by the Editorial Board, and if found suitable is sent out for review. The manuscripts not on the format are returned to authors for redress. Authors are encouraged to cite 2-3 references from IJAB/JASS closely related to their work by browsing previous issues at: http://www.fspublishers.org/pastissues. Review of a paper normally takes 2-3 weeks and decision whatsoever, is conveyed to the corresponding author. After acceptance, a paper is published on its turn. Reviews: IJAB encourages the submission of reviews by the authors who have considerable attainment in their fields of specialization. Before submission of reviews, the authors are encouraged to contact the Editor-in-Chief at drawahid2001@yahoo.com Format Except in the case of reviews, contributions should be no longer than the equivalent of six printed journal pages inclusive of tables, illustrations and references. Short communications should follow the requirements for original research papers but the text must not exceed 1000 words. A typical page of text in the journal contains ~520 words. Manuscripts should be typed on one side of A4 paper, double spaced, with 3 cm margin on each side and paginated. All contributions are subject to editorial revision. To strictly follow the style, authors should download a recent paper from www.fspublishers.org. A full-length paper must be as follows: Title page containing following fields:  Manuscript type: Original Research Article/Review article/shot communication  Title: Complete title of your manuscript  Running Title  Authors: Full names of the contributors along with their affiliation (please do not use abbreviations)  Corresponding author: Name, address (if different from intuitional address) Tel, Fax and e-mail (necessary) Title of Paper (should be comprehensive and self-explanatory). A short (running) title should also be included up to 40 characters. Address(es) of author(s), including email address of the corresponding author ABSTRACT (no more than 200 word emphasizing objectives, results and conclusions) Key Words: (four to six) INTRODUCTION (must highlight background of the problem in the light of recent literature, hypothesis to be tested and objectives) MATERIALS AND METHODS (should be to the point and explicit) RESULTS (should include statistical significance of treatment effect etc.) DISCUSSION (should be logical and reflecting the originality of the contribution and findings discussed in the light of most recent literature) CONCLUSION (should be brief and reflect the essence of the work) Acknowledgement. Should be as brief as possible REFERENCES Style of references for text quotation is: a) with date in parentheses, e.g. as demonstrated by Chirnside (1992); or (b) with names and dates in parentheses, e.g. according to recent findings (Chirnside, 1992); (c) Basra and lqbal (1999); (d) as described previously (Basra & lqbal, 1999); (e) Rikihisa et al. (1999) or (I) as described

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