Guide for Authors

Aims and Scope Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition) is a comprehensive academic journal on agricultural sciences sponsored by Northeast Agricultural University and distributed worldwide. It is a peer reviewed journal published quarterly and mainly publishes review and research articles that reflect the latest achievements on crop science, horticulture, plant protection, resource and environment, animal science, veterinary medicine, agricultural engineering and technology, agricultural water conservancy, life science, biotechnology and food science.

Copyright All rights reserved to Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition). Submission of a manuscript implies that the submitted work has not been published before (except as part of a thesis or lecture note or report, or in the form of an abstract); that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors as well as by the authorities at the institute where the work has been carried out; that, if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors hand over the transferable copyrights of the accepted manuscript to Northeast Agricultural University, and that the manuscript or parts thereof will thus not be published elsewhere in any language without the consent of the copyright holder. Copyrights include, without spatial or timely limitation, the mechanical, electronic and visual reproduction and distribution; electronic storage and retrieval; and all other forms of electronic publication or any other types of publication including all subsidiary rights.

Submission All manuscripts should be submitted online. An electronic file of a manuscript should be submitted to online contribution platform of the editorial department (

Editorial Department of Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition)
Contact: Su jingyan Chen Yao
Add: No. 59, Mucai Street, Xiangfang District, Harbin 150030, Heilongjiang, China
Tel: +86-451-55191241
Fax: +86-451-55190739

Acceptance All accepted manuscripts have been reviewed by two independent reviewers chosen by the editor. Authors will generally be notified of acceptance, rejection, or need for revision within three months. The editor reserves the right to make modifications to improve the clarity of the text. When it is necessary to reject a manuscript, the editorial department will not return any materials.

Requirement All manuscripts should be well argued and precisely reasoned with the rigid structure and refinement words. The length of the article is within 4000-6000 words (not including tables, figures, and references).

Manuscript's sequence The manuscript should be arranged in the order of Title, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Analyses, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements and References.

Title page The title page should be the first page and include a concise title of the article, full names and affiliations of the authors; the first author's name, birth date, gender, professional title, degree, research direction; and the corresponding author's name, professional title, supervisor of a Ph.D or a master candidate, research direction and E-mail; and the Foundation support (Grant No.). For authors in China, a Chinese abstract is required. The title should be no more than 20 words.

Abstract and Key words The manuscript should include an abstract of no more than 500 words in length. The abstract should state the objectives, materials and methods, results and conclusions of the original articles. Three to eight key words should be provided.

Figures and Tables Figures and Tables in the article should be the necessary ones, and avoid duplication of information in the text. They should be numbered consecutively and separately, and accompanied by a concise title at the top. Place explanatory matter in footnotes.

Quantity and Units Legal metrological units should be used in the article, with the normative writing.

References All citing references should be cited at the end of the paper and author-publishing system is required. The following examples are for guidance. And the detailed information can refer to the Uniform Requirements for Submitted Manuscripts of the journal (

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