About the Journal

International Journal of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (IJMFM&AP) is the official publication of the Society for Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (SMFM&AP). The journal covers basic and applied aspect of original research on all branches of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Its goals are to apprise horticultural scientists and others interested in minor or underutilized fruits, medicinal and aromatic plants of scientific and industrial development and extension. The area of research include evaluation of germplasm, breeding, agronomic practices, physiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, soils and plant nutrition, plant protection, weed control, pesticide residue, post harvest technology, economics, extension, farm machinery and mechanization etc. which facilitate the growth and extension of minor and underutilized fruits, medicinal and aromatic plants. At present the journal is published twice a year, in June and December. The manuscript should be submitted to the Prof. (Dr.) S. N. Ghosh, Chief Editor, Professor, 3 No. P.N.Chatterjee Street, Green Tower, Flat No. C/6, Belghoria, Kolkata-700 056, West Bengal, India by email only to : [email protected]

The International Journal of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (IJMFMA) publishes critical reviews, research papers and short communications. The manuscript should preferably pertain to the research works carried out during last five years. Author(s) must certify that the manuscript (s) has / have not been sent elsewhere for publication. All the authors have to become the members of the society (ISMFM &AP) when a paper is accepted for publication. All papers will be refereed. Decision of the Chief Editor / Editorial board is final. Acceptance of manuscript for publication in the IJMFMA shall automatically mean transfer of copy right to the SMFM &AP. The Chief Editor / Editorial board assumes no responsibility for the statements, opinion or facts expressed in the journal, which vests entirely with the author(s) thereof. Mention of a pesticide or a commercial or proprietary product does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation for the use. On receipt of an article at the editorial office, an acknowledgement giving the manuscript number is sent to the corresponding author. This number should be quoted while making any future enquiry about its status. Research paper or article forwarded to the Chief Editor for publication is understood to be offered to IJMFMA exclusively. It is also understood that the author (s) have obtained a prior approval of their Department, Faculty or Institute where such approval is necessary