Abstract format

    • 1. Word count: 200 to 300 words, in a single paragraph.

    • 2. Abstracts must include the title of the paper, the authors’ names and institutions along with telephone and email address. For authors and affiliations, use a numbered system as follows:
    • J.W. Daniells1, G. Sachter-Smith2 and M. Taylor3
    • 1Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, South Johnstone, Queensland, Australia; 2Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA; 3University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Australia.

    • 3. The abstract should contain a concise but comprehensive statement of the problem and results. The abstract should be considered an advertisement for the paper, and should thus be carefully and accurately written.

    • 4. Page setup: A4 with margins as follows: top 2.7 cm; bottom 3.5 cm; left 2.8 cm; right 2.9 cm.

    • 5. All text should be Cambria and boldface. Abstract title should be font size 18, while the rest of the abstract should be font size 11. Indent the first line of the abstract text at 0.99 cm.

    • 6. Use the metric system exclusively. SI units should be used throughout. Use abbreviation L for liter, mg L-1 for milligram(me) per liter, mL for milliliter, µL for microliter and t for tonne (metric ton).

    • 7. Abstracts should be written in English.

    • You can find the full abstract submission guidelines at: