Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement
The efficient publishing of any peer-reviewed article requires a standard and ethical behavior from all the parties involved viz., authors, reviewers and editorial board Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops strongly believes and committed to maintaining the standard ethical recommendations from Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and Code of Conduct guidelines available at www.publicationethics.org.
In a published paper, the credit for authorship should be based on substantial contributions in conducting the study and preparation of the manuscript. Co-PI in a project or Co-Supervisor in a Master's or Ph.D. work is insufficient to claim authorship. The author's order of article should be based on the relative contribution in the research. To make it clear, the Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops demand a written statement about “Authors Contribution” at the end of the article before the Reference Section.
Before submitting to the journal, the corresponding author should seek permission from all co-authors of the study. After final acceptance, it will not be possible to change the author's order.