Author Guidelines

Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce (APSTRACT): An internationally recognized journal of business and commerce ISSN : 1789-221X, electronic version: ISSN 1789-7874. The purpose of the journal is to ensure publishing the research results and help the information exchange between researchers (Ph.D. students) and practical professionals.

Only submissions by one of the authors will be accepted. The submitting author will take responsibility for the paper during submission and peer review. If due to a technical reason submission through the publishing procedure, the submitting author can contact kovacs.krisztian@econ.unideb.hu for support.

Terms of Submission
Papers must be submitted on the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis) and are not currently under consideration by another journal. The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the article’s publication has been approved by all the other co-authors.
Once that has been confirmed, an additional checklist must be verified by the submitter before it is ready to be considered by APSRACT.

Peer Review
All submissions are subject to peer review and are expected to meet standards of academic excellence. Submissions will initially be considered by an associate editor and, where appropriate, passed to the peer-reviewers. Their identities will remain anonymous and to ensure a blind review please do not indicate any authors name or any other personal identifier in your manuscript. But write it in your e-mail when you submit it.

Open access
APSTRACT is an open access journal. This allows publishers to make the published material available for free to all interested online visitors. The articles are downloadable here in the website or from the AgEcon Search.

Sending the submission
First you have to send you manuscript to Dr. Krisztian Kovacs (kovacs.krisztian@econ.unideb.hu) to register yourself as an author. You can send your manuscript any time of the year, because we will publish it in time and topic order. However before the indicated deadline we will publish it in a shorter time.
Please provide your principal e-mail address during the registration, because the editorial process is done through e-mail.
Manuscripts must be submitted by one of the authors through the online submission system (vie e-mail). At the beginning of the process you need to supply the co-authors, the title, the abstract and the keywords of the manuscript.

Manuscript
The manuscript itself should be sent as a single file. Please send only A4 sized Word (.doc, .docx) files. Use single line spacing and 11 pt Times font throughout. Do not use underline style and web or e-mail addresses should be in italics. The suggested length of the paper is 10-15 pages but should not exceed 20 pages.

Figures, images
You can use both colour and grayscale images in your manuscript.
When you insert a figure, photograph, captured computer screen, diagram, etc. please align it to the center of the page. Number each figure in numerical order starting from 1. Put the number and the caption below the figure, without leaving an empty line. Please ensure that the image is well separated from the text by inserting a blank line before the image and after the caption. Refer to the image in the text as per this example: We reached our aims (Figure 2).

There are two for dealing with the manuscript’s images.

Method A
The preferred way is for us to receive images is as uploaded supplementary files. Please retain the following technical stipulations:

– Image resolution: min. 300 DPI
– Image formats: png, tif, jpg.
– Color: in CMYK system
– Print size: max 13 cm wide
The document file should contain only low resolution images at the appropiate places. During the upload, name your image files as those named in the document i.e. Figure1.

Method B
Alternatively you can insert the higher resolution images into your document at the appropiate places. To ensure the press resolution, endeavour to insert as large images as possible, but consider that the maximum filesize you can upload is 8 MB.

Tables
Tables should be cited consecutively in the text. Every table must have a descriptive title and if numerical measurements are given, the units should be included in the column heading.

Units of Measurement
Units of measurement should be presented simply and concisely using System International (SI) units.

Equations
When you insert an equation, align it to center. Number them starting from (1)

References

– Standard journal article
(List all authors, but if the number exceeds seven give three followed by et al).

You CH, Lee KY, Chey RY, Menguy R. Electrogastrographic study of patients with unexplained nausea, bloating and vomiting. Gastroenterology 1980 Aug;79(2):311-4.
Józsa L, Fóthi E. A trepanáció utáni csonthiány területének védelme csontpótlással. A cranioplastica története az őskortól a huszadik századig. Magy Traumatol Ortop Kezseb Plasztikai Seb 2006;49:267-74.

-Book
Colson JH, Armour WJ. Sports injuries and their treatment. 2nd rev ed. London: S Paul, 1986.
Diener HC, Wilkinson M, editors. Drug­induced headache. New York: Springer­Verlag, 1988.

– Book chapter
Weinstein L, Swartz MN. Pathologic properties of invading microorganisms. In:Sodeman WA Jr, Sodeman WA, editors. Pathologic physiology: mechanisms of disease. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1974:457-72.

– Conference paper Harley NH. Comparing radon daughter dosi-metric and risk models. In: Gammage RB, Kaye SV, editors. Indoor aid and human health. Proceedings of the Seventh Life Sciences Symposium; 1984 Oct 29-31; Knoxville (TN). Chelsea (MI): Lewis, 1985:69-78.

Supplementary files
You can upload high resolution images and other materials connected to the subject of your manuscript (research instruments, data sets, etc.). Supplementary files could be accessible by readers on the journal web site.

You will be informed by e-mail if there is any action to to perform in relation to your submission.

When your submission has been accepted, a copy will be returned to you for copy-editing, and to read through the edited version and make any major changes to your article before publication. Please send back your version within 1-2 weeks.
Once the PDF documents have been created, you will be asked to proofread them before publication. This is the last chance you will have to make any changes to your article before publication. Please send back your proofreading corrections within 2-4 days.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

The submission file is in Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX) format.

The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in
the Author Guidelines.

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