Instructions for Authors

To ensure a smooth submission and publication process, please adhere to the following guidelines:

1. Manuscript Preparation:

  • Prepare your manuscript according to the provided Template to ensure formatting consistency.
  • Ensure the manuscript includes a title, abstract, keywords, main text, figures, tables, and references.

2. Submission Process:

  • Submit your manuscript through our online submission system.
  • Include a cover letter detailing the significance of your research and any potential conflicts of interest.
  • Specify the type of manuscript (research article, review, case study, etc.).

3. Ethical Considerations:

  • Ensure that your manuscript adheres to ethical standards, avoiding plagiarism and any form of data fabrication or falsification.
  • Clearly acknowledge all sources of funding and potential conflicts of interest.

4. Authorship and Contributors:

  • Clearly specify the roles and contributions of all authors in the manuscript.
  • Include the ORCID iDs of all authors to facilitate accurate attribution.

5. Manuscript Structure:

  • Follow the structure outlined in the template, including sections such as Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and References.
  • Include captions for figures and tables, ensuring clarity and relevance.

6. Formatting Guidelines:

  • Use clear, concise, and grammatically correct language.
  • Follow the citation style specified in our Citation Guidelines.
  • Ensure that figures and tables are of high resolution and clearly labeled.

7. Peer Review Process:

  • All submitted manuscripts undergo a rigorous peer-review process to ensure the highest quality of content.
  • Authors will receive feedback from reviewers and may be required to make revisions.

8. Copyright and Licensing:

  • Authors retain copyright of their work.
  • Published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

9. Open Access Policy:

  • The International Water and Irrigation Journal is an open-access journal, ensuring widespread dissemination of knowledge.

10. Manuscript Status:

  • Authors can track the status of their manuscripts through the online submission system.
  • Communication regarding the editorial process will be sent via email.

11. Contact Information:

  • For inquiries related to manuscript submission or the editorial process, please contact us.

By adhering to these instructions, you contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the editorial process. We appreciate your commitment to advancing the field of water resources and irrigation through your valuable contributions to the International Water and Irrigation Journal.