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Author Guidelines

The scientific and production journal “Quarantine and Plant Protection” accepts for publication original articles on materials of scientific research on the protection of plants from pests, diseases and weeds.Please note that published articles are publicly available.

The publication of the article is free for authors.

Funded by the publication - Institute of Plant Protection NAAS.


Submit the article to the editorial office together with accompanying documents:

  • letter of recommendation (cover letter) from the institution where the work was performed, signed by the head of the organization. It should contain a conclusion on the possibility of publishing this work in the open press;
  • license agreement. How many authors in the article so many contracts.  Agreement can be downloaded here
  • information about the authors.

Accompanying documents should be sent to the postal (originals) or e-mail address (scanned copy) of the magazine.

The license agreement on the transfer of copyright to the journal is submitted by each of the co-authors. The agreement enters into force only after the article is accepted for publication.  Manuscripts are not considered without contracts.

Information about authors: surname, name, patronymic (in full) of each author, positions, academic degrees and titles, place of work and postal address of the organization for all authors in Ukrainian, Russian and English, e-mail, ORCID ID code of each author  .  If the author is not registered in ORCID, you need to create an account at http://orcid.org.

The author should be identified for correspondence, indicating his contact (office and mobile) phone.

Manuscripts are reviewed and recommended for publication by the editorial board.  When communicating with the reviewer, the reviewer's remarks should be answered in detail in the cover letter, and in the electronic version of the article the corrections should be marked in color.

The editors reserve the right to make changes and reductions in the text with the obligatory coordination with the author.

Articles that do not meet the requirements for submission and structure of the manuscript are not accepted by the editors.


Manuscript should be submitted in 2 copies together with the electronic version (flash drive or e-mail address karantun.z.r.2017@gmail.com). The volume of the article should not exceed 10 pages of typewritten text in A4 format (including illustrative material and bibliographic list) Fields: right - 1 cm, left - 2  , 5 cm, top and bottom - 2 cm Print at 1.5 intervals, font size - 12. Preferred typeface - Times In the manuscript put paragraphs using only the "Enter" key In the text, including in the list  literature, do not use automatic numbering in Word for numbering.

To last name and initials;  page designation S. or p.  and number;  № and number;  number and unit remained in the same line and did not break, use the combination Shift + Ctrl + Space (non-breaking space).


  • UDC.
  • Initials, surname, degree or position (without abbreviation) of the author (s).
  • Full official name and postal address of the institutions where the authors work.
  • E-mail address of each author.
  • Title of the article (typed in capital letters).
  • Abstract (purpose, methods, results, conclusions - 1800-2000 characters with spaces).
  • Keywords (write from a red line, from a small letter, through a semicolon).
  • The text of the article (statement of the problem in general and its connection with important scientific or practical tasks; analysis of recent research and publications in which the solution of this problem is initiated and on which the author relies; selection of previously unsolved parts of the general problem article, formulation of the goals of the article (setting the task), presentation of the main material of the study with a discussion of the obtained scientific results, conclusions from this study and prospects for further research in this direction, indicating the sources of funding.

Latin names of biological objects (pests, viruses, plants, etc.) should be highlighted in italics.  All taxa (names of biological objects) from genus to subspecies should be given in italics.  Names above the generic (from support to class) print in direct font.


Carabus (Tomocaraus) marginalis Fabricius, 1974 ...........................................…………............... I need Carabini,

subfamily Carabinae, family Carabidae ................................................................................... series Coleoptera, class Insecta


Carabus (Tomocaraus) marginalis Fabricius, 1974, tribe Carabini, subfamily Carabinae, family Carabidae, series Coleoptera, class Insecta

If the name of the pesticide is indicated in the article, then after the name it is necessary to indicate its preparative form and in parentheses (at the first mention) - the active substance (s) and concentration (s).

Yield to indicate in t / ha.

References should be made in square brackets in the order mentioned in the text.

Literature. The list of references should be formed in the order of mentioning sources in the text.  List only those works that are mentioned in the article.  It is desirable to cite sources published during the last 10 years (if it is not regulated by the terms of the submitted work), of which at least 4 - for the last 5 years.  References to abstracts of dissertations, monographs, materials of congresses and conferences, official materials (DSTU) should be avoided advertising articles, articles without research methods and references to cited sources. If the article has a digital object identifier (DOI), it should be specified.  Links to sources on the Internet should be available.  The number of references to their works is allowed no more than 5%.

You need to make two lists of references:

The first article list (Bibliographic list) should be drawn up in the original language in accordance with DSTU 8302: 2015.  Sample 1.

The second list of references (References).  submit in Latin, APA style in accordance with the requirements of world abstract databases. Sample 2.  Transliterate the Ukrainian (Russian) alphabet into Latin is required in accordance with the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of 27.01.2010 №55.  To transliterate the Cyrillic alphabet into Latin from the Ukrainian language, you should choose the Passport standard (CMU 2010), from Russian - the BGN standard.

A correct description of the sources used in the bibliography is a guarantee that the cited publication will be taken into account when determining the citation index.

  • Metadata in Russian: Name of authors (a), names of institutions and their postal addresses, e-mail addresses of authors, title of the article, abstract (purpose, methods, results, conclusions - 1800 - 2000 characters with spaces), keywords.
  • Metadata in English: authors 'full names (transliterated from Ukrainian), names of institutions and their postal addresses, authors' e-mail addresses, article title, abstract (purpose, methods, results, conclusions - 1800-2000 characters with spaces), keywords.

At the end of the article should be the signatures of the authors.


  1. Tables are one of the most convenient and visual forms of presentation of the material, they complement the text. But they should not be repeated in detail in the text.
  2. Make tables in Word, put manuscripts in appropriate places, including in the general pagination.
  3. Each table should have a serial number and a short clear name (if there is one table in the work, it is numbered).
  4. By their structure, tables should be simple and convenient to use. Bulky tables should be avoided.  The construction of tables with the placement of material in one row is unacceptable.  Multi-storey table headers are undesirable.
  5. tables of the same type are built in the same way (non-compliance with this rule makes it difficult to compare the data given in them).
  6. The main headings and independent names in the header and side of the table should be capitalized, and the subordinates placed below the text, which unites them, should be capitalized. A colon is put in the sidebar after the generalizing word, and the words are subordinate, written with a small letter, stepping back a few characters to the right of the beginning of the generalizing word.
  7. If there is no data in any of the columns of the table, then they put an ellipsis instead or write: “No data” or put a dash. It is not recommended to leave the columns blank.
  8. Units of measure are given without the pretext “in” (“y”) separated by commas. For example, productivity, t / ha;  length, m
  9. If the units of measurement are not abbreviated, they are also given with a comma in the nominative case of the plural. Example: Age of a tree, years.  Observation period, days, not: Age of trees (in years).  Observation period (in days).
  10. All words of the table are written in full, except for the accepted abbreviations.
  11. The text and digital material of the tables should be printed at two intervals, the heading at one.
  12. Notes and footnotes to tables should be printed directly below the table.


  1. Illustrative material (photographs, graphs, charts, diagrams, etc.) is contained only if they complement the text material.
  2. Graphs, charts, diagrams must be clearly executed in the program, which allows editorial amendments to be made if necessary.
  3. Build graphs with a coordinate grid, be sure to indicate the abscissa and ordinate axis with short and clear inscriptions. Dimensions are separated from inscriptions or lettering by a comma.
  4. An explanation of the positions with the graphs, as well as to the individual parts of the figures or diagrams, is taken out in subtexts. In the figures, only the corresponding numeric or letter designations are left.
  5. The numbering of positions in the figures should be done in order in a clockwise direction.
  6. All figures should be referenced in the text.
  7. The contents of the figures should be disclosed in subtexts, which explain all the digital and letter designations (positions).


  1. Mathematical signs are used with the symbols used in variation statistics (P> 0.1; M ±), in the formulas and tables with numbers. In the text they are written in words.  It is impossible, for example, to write: the temperature was> 18 ° C;  pH = 6.7.  That's right: the temperature was more than 18 ° C, the pH was 6.7.  The exceptions are plus (+) and minus (-) signs with numbers.  For example, the temperature changed from +10 to – 20 °.
  2. The use of symbols and conventions instead of the corresponding terms is not allowed. For example, T rose instead of the correct one - the temperature rose.
  3. Signs °, №,%, § etc. in the text put only with numbers.  In other cases, they are written in words.  For example, the parcel number, not the parcel №.  The signs №,%,>, § for the notation of a set are not doubled.  For example, write № 1, 2, and not №№ 1 and 2 or № 1 and No. 2.
  4. All numbers with units in industrial and scientific literature are written in numbers. For example, it’s 5 meters long, not five meters long.  Units of measurement (degree in temperature or angle, angular second, angular minute - 29'24 ", percent, etc.) are indicated by the symbols (°, ',",%) without space between the number and the symbol.
  5. Numbers up to ten inclusive without units are recommended to be written in the text in words (for example, in three sections, in ten animals), and more than ten in numbers (for example, in 12 farms).
  6. Ordinal numerals, indicated in Arabic numerals, are written with case accruals. For example: 1st section, 2nd line.  Ordinal numerals, indicated by Roman numerals, write without accrued.  For example, group I, period III.
  7. When writing dates, put a period after the number, then the month in Arabic numerals and the year. For example, 12.15.1984.
  8. The winter period, the financial and academic years are written through an oblique line, reducing the last year by the first two digits and using the words “year” (p.) In the singular. For example, in the winter of 1985/86
  9. To indicate the period between years put a dash, the numbers are not abbreviated, and the word "year" is written in the plural abbreviated. For example, in 1985-1986 pp.
  10. The time of day is shown in three ways without reductions (5:00 50 minutes), only in numbers through a point (5.50) or with an increase (at 5 hours 50 minutes).


In the article, all words, as a rule, should be written in full.  The following abbreviations are allowed.

Single words:

  • tab. (Table), Fig.  (Figure) - when referring to the text in parentheses, for example, (Table 1), (Figure 5);
  • and so on. D. (And so on), and so on. P. (etc.) and others (And others) - at the end of the sentence after the list;
  • yr. (Year) 

Special terms:

ED (unit of action);  Efficiency (coefficient of performance), etc.

Scientific titles and degrees, professions: Acad. (Academician), prof.  (Professor), Assoc.  (Associate Professor), Ph.D.  (Candidate), Dr. (Doctor), Corr.  (Corresponding Member).

At the first mention of little-known abbreviations of special terms or names of scientific institutions it is necessary to completely decipher them.