The Editorial Team of the Applied Food Biotechnology takes the necessary measures to examine the submitted manuscripts on their originality. Similarity of submitted manuscript are measured before peer- review process and once again before publication by common plagiarism checker software. As the plagiarism is unacceptable, so, editorial board of the journal establishes the following policies that state-specific actions (penalties) if plagiarism is identified in a manuscript submitted for publication.
Authors should ensure that they submit only entirely original works. "Plagiarism in any forms, including quotations or paraphrasing of substantial parts of another’s article (without attribution), “passing off” another’s article as the author’s own or claiming results from research conducted by others, constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable".
The authors must ensure that the submitted manuscript:
- describes completely the original work;
- is not plagiarism;
- has not been published before in any language;
- the information used or words from other publications are appropriately indicated by reference or indicated in the text.
Existing copyright laws and conventions must be observed. The Applied Food Biotechnology takes responsibility to assist a scientific community in all aspects of publication ethics policy, particularly in case of multiple submission/publication and plagiarism. The editors reserve the right to check the received manuscripts for plagiarism. Textual similarity in the amount of more than 20% is unacceptable.