Preparing a Successful Manuscript for Submission to a Refereed Journal

Webinar Topic:
Preparing a Successful Manuscript for Submission to a Refereed Journal

Presentation Date:
September 08, 2021 03:00 – 04:00 PM (GMT +5)

Speaker:
Dr. Stephen Wegulo
Chair Editor, Crop Protection, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Stephen Wegulo is a Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in plant pathology from Iowa State University, a B.Sc. degree in biology from Davidson College, and a Diploma in Science Education (biology and mathematics) from Kenya Science Teachers College. He is currently Chair Editor and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Crop Protection and has over 16 years’ experience as an editor of various scientific journals.

Webinar Theme:
The webinar focused on how to prepare a successful manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal. Topics include; planning and conducting research, types of manuscripts, format and parts of a research paper, manuscript preparation, the peer review process, reasons for rejection, and publication ethics. 

Organizer:
Prof. Dr. Rashida Atiq, Department of Plant Pathology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.

Chief Guest:
Prof. Dr. Mansoor Akbar Kundi, Vice Chancellor, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.

Guest of Honour:
Prof. Dr. Hakoomat Ali, Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Science and Technology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.

Distinguished Guest:
Prof. Dr. Tariq Mukhtar, President, Pakistan Phytopathological Society (PPS) & Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Moderator:
Dr. Amjad Shahzad Gondal, Department of Plant Pathology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.

Co Moderator:
Dr. Nauman Tahir, Department of Plant Pathology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.