The 4th International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Sciences (ABS 2018)
Submission and Publication Guidelines

All Participants are encouraged to submit unpublished and original contributions to ABS 2018 via online submission system.

Abstracts submission Instructions:
1. Abstract submissions are acceptable, and all abstracts will be presented at the conference.
2. Abstracts should be submitted in word version according to the format instructions stated below.
Abstract Template
3. Each Abstract should be strictly within 1 A4 page in length and containing at least 250 words.
4. The abstract proceeding is just for academic exchange during the conference time, and it would not get published openly. Full and improved papers based on the abstract could be submitted elsewhere for further publication.

Full Papers submission Instructions:
Preparing your proceeding papers for IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES), please follow the instructions as below:
Templates and guidelines
• Please follow these essential guidelines when preparing your paper:
Guidelines for Authors
• Authors must prepare their papers using our Microsoft Word or LaTeX2e templates, and then convert these to PDF format for submission:
Microsoft Word templates
LaTeX2e class file
• If you would like to submit multimedia to accompany your paper, you might find these guidelines useful:
Multimedia Guidelines

When preparing your paper please check that:
• Paper size is European A4.
• Margins are at least 25 mm all round.
• The paper includes the author name and affiliation (full address including country).
• There are no page numbers, or headers and footers, within the paper.
• The PDF is free of formatting errors (e.g. corrupt equations, missing or low-resolution figures), since conversion from Word to PDF can introduce formatting errors.
• Text is single spaced, not double spaced.
• The PDF file and MS Wordfile (editable) should be submitted and should not be password protected.
• All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated).
• Reference lists are checked for accuracy. References can only be linked via CrossRef if they are correct and complete.
• Figures are placed appropriately within the text, not attached at the end of the document.
• A thorough proofread is conducted to check the standard of English and ensure wording is clear and concise.

After pre-review and peer review process by at least two reviewers, selected high quality papers will be recommended to get published in the following journals:
Algal Research (Elsevier, IF= 3.994s) in a special issue
Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control (ESBPC, IF: 0.184) in a special issue
Biology and Fertility of Soils (Springer, IF=3.683)
Legume Research (ARCC, IF=0.116) in a regular issue
Animal Biology (Brill, IF=0.574) in a special issue

The 4th International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Sciences (ABS 2018)
Conference Secretary: Lydia Shi
Email: abs@absconf.org   Tel: +86 17362961533