Plagiarism Policy

The Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops is dedicated to publishing only original material. The submitted manuscripts should be original works and that has neither been published elsewhere nor is under review elsewhere in any other Journal/Conference Proceedings or Books. The article will be crosschecked with CrossCheck - iThenticate plagiarism screening software before the final publication.

If any manuscript is found to be plagiarized, immediate action will be taken, which will include and not limited to the following:

  • Retraction of paper in question, from the online system, review, and from all other processing (See our Retraction Policy).
  • Blacklisting of the concerned author(s) in question.
  • Rejection of all other manuscripts submitted by the author(s) in question.
  • Reporting of the issue to the concerned authorities, including the authors' institution and/or funding organizations.

NoteJournal of Spices and Aromatic Crops encourages the submission of original articles by authors. Acts of plagiarism will not be condoled by the journals. Submitted work if discovered to be plagiarized will be withdrawn from the journal's website and legal action may be taken against such author if deemed necessary (See our Retraction Policy).