|Plant Tissue Culture (PTC) is the official organ of
Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture (BAPTC). The journal
publishes original research papers and short communications on plant
cell, tissue culture and related fields. Each volume of the journal
comprises two issues published in June and December every year. The
manuscript should be type-written in double space with wide margins
(left and top 3.81 cm, right and bottom 2.54 cm) on good quality,
strictly 29.21 X 21.59 cm bond paper and should not exceed ten
type-written pages. Preparation of the manuscript should conform strictly
to the style and format of the journal. Each paper should be submitted in
duplicate to the Chief Editor, Plant Tissue Culture, C/o Department
of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh. The hard
copy of the paper must be copied onto a PC legible floppy disk for
the reviewers to make corrections on the disk and to ensure speedier
The following instructions should be followed during
of the manuscript:
On the first page of the manuscript, only the title of the paper and
the name(s) of the author(s) with the address(es) should be typed.
On the following pages the Title of the paper, Key words, Abstract,
Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion,
Acknowledgement (if any) and References should be typed. The
subtitles, however, should not be used in case of short
Title : It should be brief and specific.
Abstract : Should not exceed 150 words.
Text : It should include Introduction, Materials and
Methods, Results and Discussion. The Results and Discussion should
preferably be combined.
Authors reporting results on commonly investigated materials such
as banana, rice, ornamentals, oilseeds, wheat, jute etc must
clearly point out in the 'Results and Discussion' section in what
way their Results are different from those published earlier and
what is new to literature/science that they are reporting in their
The senior author is requested to check the obvious spellings and
grammatical errors of the article in order to help the vetters to
review the paper without unnecessary stress.
Each author must provide his/her e-mail address(es) to enable the
editorial office to contact them at short notice and send the
revised version of the article as an attachment.
Tables, Graphs and Figures : The number of tables, graphs
and figures should be minimum. The same data should not be used in
both tables and graphs. Tables should be typed on separate sheets.
Figures and graphs should be drawn with indelible black ink on tracing
papers and should be properly labeled with bold, solid lines so that
these can stand reduction up to half or less of their original size.
The photographs should be submitted on a glossy white paper.
The Association will bear the cost of up to ten full type-written
pages manuscript including two-full page plates with photographs in
black and white. The author(s) will have to pay the cost of additional
pages and plates exceeding the limit.
References : In the
test a reference should be given within brackets without a comma
between the name of the author(s) and the year, two or more
references however, should be separated by a semicolon. References
at the end of the text should be arranged alphabetically beginning
with the authors(s) and followed by the year, the title of the
paper, abbreviated name of the journal, volume number and page
number(s). In case of books, the names of publishers should be
given. Full stops, comma and colon should be given as shown below:
PR (1934) Potentially unlimited growth of excised tomato root
tips in a liquid medium. Plnt Physiol. 9:585-600.
T and Skoog F (1962) A revised medium for rapid growth and
bioassays with tobacco tissue culture. Physiol. Plant 15:437-497.
J and Bajaj YPS (1977) Anther culture : Haploid production and its
In: Applied and
Fundamental Aspects of Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, Reinert
J and Bajaj YPS (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp.251-267.
: Abbreviations should be the same as used by the American Journal
Short Communication : Short research notes
should not exceed three journal pages (900 words) inclusive of
graphs , tables and figures. The presentation should be without
sectional headings : Introduction, Materials and Methods etc.
are given 25 copies of their reprints free of cost. For additional
reprints the author(s) will be charges at cost price and for this
they must inform the Chief Editor in time of their desire to have
extra copies of reprints after the acceptance of their papers for
Declaration : The author/s (at least one of
the authors in case of multiple authorships must be a member of the
BAPTC) are requested to sign a declaration certifying that the work
was carried out by the concerned author(s) and the contents of the
paper were not published before or submitted for publication in any
other journal, and that the authors have given their articles to be
considered by the Editorial Committee of Plant Tisse Culture.