Guide for Authors

Fullpaper Submission

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Manuscripts should be submitted to journal’s online submission system by the corresponding author. All submissions should include following documents:

  • Title page with author names, titles, addresses and contact information (in Word format).
  • Manuscript (in Word format version 2003 or above). All author names, titles and affiliations should be excluded.


Papers should be written with fluent English without any grammatical and typographical errors. Manuscripts with any of those errors will be rejected and sent to the authors for corrections before submission and review.

Manuscripts should be typed using Times New Roman font 10 pt. with numbered lines, in the left-hand margin and double spacing throughout, i.e. also for abstracts, footnotes and references. The pages of the manuscript, including the title page, abstract, references, tables, etc. should be numbered consecutively. Make the width at 3 cm for all margins. Place tables and figures with captions in the text. Each figure and table should be referred to in the text. Avoid excessive use of italics to emphasize part of the text.

Manuscripts should include the following sections; Title (short, specific and informative), Keywords (indexing terms, up to 6 items),







Figures and Tables with captions not exceeding 10 pages (with references).

All headings and titles should be written in Bold in article.


Acknowledgements should be a brief statement at the end of the text and may include source of financial support. The contract number should be provided.


Cite references in the text as author‘s family name should be followed by the year of the publication in parentheses (Peter, 2010; Basunia and Abe, 2001). Use et al after the first author’s family name for citations with three or more authors (Lawrence et al., 2001).

For citations of the same authors published on the same year, use letters after the year (Dawson, 2009a). References cited in the text should be arranged chronologically. The references should be listed alphabetically on author’s surnames, and chronological per author. Names of journals should be in full titles rather than the abbreviations. Avoid using citations of abstract proceedings. The following examples are for guidance.

Journal Articles

Doymaz, I., 2003. Drying kinetics of white mulberry. Journal of Food Engineering 61(3): 341-346.

Basunia, M. A., and Abe, T., 2001. Thin-layer solar drying characteristics of rough rice under natural convection. Journal of Food Engineering 47(4): 295-301.

Lawrence, K. C., Funk, D. B., and Windham, W. R.,2001. Dielectric moisture sensor for cereal grains and soybeans. Transactions of the ASAE 44(6): 1691-1696.

Akpinar, E., Midilli, A., and Biçer, Y., 2003a. Single layer drying behavior of potato slices in a convective cyclone dryer and mathematical modeling. Energy Conversion and Management 44(10): 1689-1705.


Mohsenin, N. N., 1970. Physical Properties of Plant and Animal Materials. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York.

Book Chapter

Rizvi, S. S. H., 1986. Thermodynamic properties of foods in dehydration. In: M A Rao & S S H Rizvi (Eds.), Engineering Properties of Foods, Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 190-193.

Publications of Institutions / Standard Books

ASAE, 2002. Standards S352.2, 2002, Moisture measurement – unground grain and seeds. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI

Internet Sources

FAO, 2013. Classifications and standards. Retrieved in April, 12, 2011 from

Thesis and Dissertations

Berbert, P. A., 1995). On-line density-independent moisture content measurement of hard winter wheat using the capacitance method. PhD Thesis, Crandfield University (Unpublished), UK.

Conference Proceedings (Full papers)

Yağcıoğlu, A., Değirmencioğlu, A., and Cağatay, F., 1999. Drying characteristics of laurel leaves under different drying conditions. In:

Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Agricultural Mechanization and Energy, 26–27 May, Adana, pp. 565–569

Tables and Figures

Tables and Figures should be numbered consecutively and accompanied by a title at the top. All tables and figures should not exceed 16×20 cm size. Figures should have high resolution, minimum 600 dpi in jpg format. For publication purposes use grayscale images.

Avoid using vertical lines in tables.


Do not use figures that duplicate matter in tables. Figures can be supplied in digital format, or photographs and drawings, which can be suitable for reproduction. Label each figure with figure number consecutively.


Units of measurement should all be in SI units. Use a period in decimal fractions (1.24 rather than 1,24). Avoid using “/”. Include a space between the units (m s-1 rather than m/s,J s-1 rather than J/s, kg m s −2 rather thankg m/s2). Units should have a single space between the number and the unit (4 kg N ha-1, 3 kg m −1 s−2, 20 N m, 1000 s−1, 100 kPa, 22 °C). The only exceptions are for angular definitions, minutes, seconds and percentage; do not include a space (10°, 45›, 60», 29%). The abbreviation of liter is “L”.

Formulas and Equations

Number each formula with the reference number placed in parentheses at the end. Use Word mathematical processor for formulas with 12pt., variances in Italics, numbers and mathematical definitions in plain text. If needed, refer as “Equation 1” in the text (….the model, as given in Equation 1).

Abstract Writing Rules

Abstracts “Microsoft Word” File version should be written in English. Prepared abstract; Unless a Turkish character is used, the selected subject-title number must be given as the first letter of the participant’s name and the full surname filename (for example, AYSonmez_AEKadak).

Page size: A4 (29,7 × 21,0 cm).

Margins: Margin should be arranged as up:2.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm, left 3.0 cm, right 2.5 cm.

Font Type: Times New Roman font type and 12 point should be used. Title and text should be arranged as single gap.

Title: Title should be qualified to reflect the content of work. First letter of each words will be capital. Title should be bold and justified. Title can not be include abbreviation (taxons should be written in italic and author name exclude). Centered, the first line of the paragraph should be 0 cm, pre-paragraph 0 nk, post-paragraph 0 nk, line spacing single line, font 12 pt. The title should not contain abbreviations (taxon names must be in italic and have no author names) and should be no more than 2 lines.

Authors: Name of authors should be written clearly (No abbreviation). Academic titles should not be used. Foundations and addresses should be given with superscript. Name and surname of the presenter should be underlined. The first letter of the paragraph should be 0 cm, 12 nk before paragraph, 0 nk after paragraph, 1 line of line, 10 font of font, and the name and surname of the author to be presented should be underlined.

Address: Centered, the first line of the paragraph should be clearly indicated by 0 cm, pre-paragraph 0 nk, post-paragraph 0 nk, line spacing single line, font italic, 10 point font, different addresses with upper symbols (1, 2, …). Provinces should not be capitalized. Only the responsible author’s e-mail address should be included.

Subtitles and text: Based on two sides, the first line in the paragraph should be 0 cm, 6 nk before paragraph, 0 nk after paragraph, line spacing single line, font 10 point and only title bold type. The summary text should include “Introduction” with a maximum of 5 key words and three lines if there is a “thank you” section. “Keyword” should not be typed in. “Keywords” should be given in a way that two lines do not pass. Figures or tables are not allowed in the text.

Introduction section; Important studies related to topic and novelty of work should be defined. If ethics committee decision is needed, number of the committee decision should be added to end of the text.

Number of pages; The entire text will not exceed 500 words and 1 page. The ethics committee decision should be added to the end of the ethics committee decision text when necessary.


Each registrated participant will be able to submit maximum 2 oral, 1 oral and 1 poster or 2 poster presentation is possible. More than 3 presentation 50€ fee must be paid for each paper. Maximum 4 papers will be accepted for each participant.