Instruction For Authors

 


Journal Scope and Policy

The Journal of Korean Society of Food Preservation is published bimonthly by the Korean Society of Food Preservation, and it provides results of original research in the fields of food storage, processing, qualification, and functionality.


Types of Manuscript

Manuscripts include original articles, notes and reviews. The manuscripts submitted for publication must contain no materials that violate any copyright or other personal right of any person or entity. Article structure should be in order of introduction, materials and methods (or research methods), results and discussion (or results, discussion), conclusion (or summary, summary and conclusion), acknowledgements, and references, in standard. In addition, the manuscript should be in written in a continuous form regardless of page number. The research note and rapid communications should be written in accordance with the standards of article structure but should not exceed three printed pages and the prompt report should not exceed a printed page.


Submission of Manuscript

Manuscripts should be submitted the on-line Manuscrip Central website (http://article.kosfop.or.kr/article/user/article_info.php). Other correspondences can be e-mailed to Kwang-Deog Moon, Editor, Korean Journal of Food Preservation, Kyungpook National University, Deagu 701-702, Korea (Tel: 82-53-950-5773, Fax: 82-53-950-6772, e-mail: kdmoon@knu.ac.kr or kjfp@knu.ac.kr)

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors tacitly or explicitly and by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out. All manuscripts should be written in clear, concise, and grammatically correct language. All submissions will be independently reviewed by referees whose names are not normally disclosed to authors. Below, authors will find instructions for the preparation of manuscripts.


Peer Review

All papers are subject to peer review for the validity of the experimental design and results, significance, and appropriateness to the Journal. Papers written by authors who are unsure of proper language usage should be checked by someone proficient in the language before submission. Manuscripts failing to meet the standards or poorly written or formatted are editorially rejected without further review.

The author is expected to respond to all reviewers' comments either by making appropriate revisions or stating why the comments are unreasonable. The Editor will consider the revisions, and recommend to the Editor-in- Chief to either accept or reject the manuscript.
The author will then be informed by the Editor-in-Chief of the final decision.

During the submission process, the author may track the process of his or her manuscript at any time by logging onto the Web site. For this purpose, the author will need User ID number and password.


Page Charges

A page charge is effective for all manuscripts on original research. A review is exempt from page charges, provided it is approved in advance by the Editor-in-Chief. The actual charge per printed page will be notified to the author along with the manuscript for galley proofs. The publication fee is 50,000 krw per printed page.


Reprints

Thirty offprints will be shipped to the corresponding author within 2 weeks after the printed journal date. For additional reprints can be ordered at current printing prices.


Manuscr ipt Preparation

The entire manuscript, including figures and tables, should be provided by typing on A4 paper sizes with font size of 10 points and the line spacing should be set at 200%.

The author should provide the title in Korean and English, the author's (or authors') name(s), and affiliation on the first page of the manuscript. If the number of authors is two or more, †mark should be indicated at the end of corresponding author. If affiliations of authors are different, superscriptions of 1, 2, 3 should be put at the end of authors name in order. The same marks should be put in front of respective affiliation. The corresponding authors should provide author's name in English, affiliation, affiliation address, telephone, fax, and e-mail.

Titles and descriptions of tables and figures should be all provided in English. Titles should be provided in order of Table 1, Fig. 1, and etc. and in clear and precise manner so they could be understandable without referring to the text. The title of table should be given at the top of the table and the title of figure should be given at the bottom of the figure. Tables and figures should be stated as Table 1, Fig.1 and etc. when they are quoted from the text body.

Footnotes should be expressed as Arabic numbers of 1), 2), 3) at the bottom of tables, and no sign should be used. Moreover, *, ** marks must be used to present significance probability of p<0.05 or p<0.01 in statistical analysis. In multiple range test, alphabets of a, b, c, d, and etc. should be used and the explanations should be stated at the bottom.

All of the tables and figures may be presented in the middle of the text body or on separate sheets of paper to be attached at the end of the manuscript in order. The exact locations of tables and figures should be properly stated in the text. Pictures must be neatly produced by photography or a computer to be directly used as original images.

The manuscript should be assembled in the following sequence:
Title and Authorship (single page)
Abstract and Keywords (single page)
Introductio
Materials and Methods
Results and Discussion
Acknowledgments
References
Tables (one table per page)
Figures (one figure per page)


Tables

Tables should be numbered with Araic numbers and cited consecutively in the text. Tables should be typed at the end of the manuscript, together with a suitable caption at the top of each table. Footnotes should be expressed as Arabic numbers of 1), 2), 3) at the bottom of tables, and no sign should be used. Moreover, *, ** marks must be used to present significance probability of p<0.05 or p<0.01 in statistical analysis. In multiple range test, alphabets of a, b, c, d, and etc. should be used and the explanations should be stated at the bottom.


Figures

Figures should be cited consecutively in the text by Arabic numbers. Figure numbers, titles and legends should be typed double-spaced on a separate page. All figures should be submitted in such form as to permit reproduction without retouching or redrawing. Line drawings should be professionally drawn, or generated by high-resolution computer graphics. Lettering on the figures should be of good quality and of a size that allows for eventual reduction of the figures. Each figure must be clearly numbered.


References

All referances cited in the text must appear in the References section, and all items in this section should be cited in the text. References should be listed in order of citation in the text. Citations of anstracts and works in submission are not permitted. If inevitable, personal communications can be cited in the text, but not listed in the references section. Papers in press can be cited when a proof has been produced.

List all the author's names. Abbreviate journal names according to those examples used in Index Medicus and PubMed. The sequence is authors, year published, title of papers, journal name, and volume followed by pages. Follow the style shown by the examples below.

∙ Journal articles
1) Lee KD, Kim KS, Park AB (1993) Influence of postharvest treatment on storage of apple. Postharvest Biol Technol, 2, 11-23

∙ Books
2) Ryall AL, Liton WJ (1984) Handling, Transportation and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables. Avi Publishing Co, Westport, Conneticut, USA, p 10-15
3) SAS (1998) SAS User's GuideStatistics, 3th ed,Statistical Analysis System Iinstitute, Cary, NC, USA

∙ Chapters in edited books
4) Obeime D (1990) Modified atmosphere packaging of fruit and vegetables. In: Chilled Foods, Golmley TR(Editor), Elsvier Applied Science, London, England, p 50-100
5) AOAC (1996) Official Methods of Analysis. 15th ed,Association of Official Analytical Chemists, Washington DC, p 210-219

∙ Bulletin and dissertations
6) Hong KD (1998) Development of Preservation Method for Apple's Improvement. Final Report of KOSEF, KOSEF 98-02-12345-02

∙ Patents
7) Kim KD (1998) New technology of apple storage.USA Patent No111000

∙ Unknown authorship
8) Anon (1998) High humidity storage of vegetables and fruits. Hortscience, 13, 13-21

∙ Poster and oral presentation
9) Kim YN (2002) Changes of polygalacturonase during softening of sweet potatoes. Paper presented at 18th Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Food Preservation,August 20, Daegu, Korea

∙ Re-citation
10) Presey R, Avants JK (1976) Pepper polygalacturonase.Phytochemistry, 15, 1349-1351 [Hortiscience, 13, 13-21(1996)]

In principle, revision is accepted during the proofreading made by only the authors of the manuscript. No changes or insertions shall be made in the contents during the revision. Provided, That matters, in case of deemed necessary, may be revised by an editor. The copyright of all published articles in the journal of KJFP shall devolve on the society.

The paper contributor should pay the expenses for publication (50,000 KRW/page). In case of color printing of images and book piblication with be paid by the paper contributors.

Any matters not explicitly stated in these regulations shall be determined by the Publishing Committee.


Printing Office

The Journal is printed by Jung Gak Dang Publishing Co. located at 135-19 Bongsan-dong, Daegu, 700-823, Korea.


Copyright

Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if it is accepted for publication, exclusive copyright of the paper shall be assigned to the Publisher.