Author Guideline

Instructions to Authors

1. Aims and Scope

Korean Journal of Applied Entomology (KJAE) publishes scientific articles on entomology, nematology, acarology, invertebrates and their related subjects. The usual prerequisites for publication will be originality, clarity and significance as relevant to a better understanding of those disciplines mentioned above. The types of publication are original article, short communication, review & invited review, invited article, and special contribution.

A short communication is for a concise, but independent report representing a significant contribution to KJAE. It may include hypothesis or basic data for further studies with not requiring complete final conclusions. Also, it can include rapid communication and technical note. A technical note is an article giving a brief description of a technique or procedure as well as referring to the modification of a technique, procedure or equipment of interest to KJAE. A rapid communication is a brief report with completed structure for the purpose of rapid announcements to readers.

It should be no more than 2500 words in English and 8,000 letters in Korean, and could include two figures or tables. Short communications are also sent to peer review.


2. Ethical Guidelines

For information on ethical guideline for KJAE is described at http://www.entomology2.or.kr. For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in the instructions, 'Guidelines on good publication (http://publicationethics.org/)' can be applied.


3. Copyright Transfer Agreement

The journal follows an open access policy. The Korean Society of Applied Entomology (KSAE) retains the exclusive copyright to reproduce and distribute including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electric form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar natures for all KSAE publications. The society or the authors to reproduce and distribute the works it publishes, as long as the society the society or the authors are properly attributed and the content in not plagiarized, misrepresented, or used for commercial purposes. If the journal is distributed, in whole or in part, for non-commercial use, KJAE should be cited for reference. The form of Copyright Transfer Agreement can be downloaded at http://www.entomology2.or.kr.


4. Author's Checklist

Corresponding authors should confirm their manuscript according to the author's checklist of KJAE before submission. The author's checklist can be accessed at http://www.entomology2.or.kr.


5. Peer Review Policy

This journal adopts double-blind peer review. The detail policies are presented at http://www.entomology2.or.kr.


6. Manuscript Submission

6-1. Members or non-members can publish their papers in KJAE, as the contents are in the scope of KJAE (see #1).
6-2. Manuscripts have not been published already and they must not be under consideration for publication or in press elsewhere.
6-3. The language of manuscript should be Korean or English in Word document (.doc, docx) or Hangeul Word Processer (.hwp). Manuscript should be sent to Editorial community of KSAE by E-mail (office@entomology.or.kr). Figures or photos can be embedded in the native word processor file or may be attached separately. The submission of final revised manuscript follows the same rule above.


7. Structure of Manuscript

7-1. General rule
The manuscripts that do not follow the instruction of KJAE can be requested to be corrected by the Editorial community and reviewing processes are conducted after the correction of errors. Manuscripts should be prepared by using computer-based word processer.

Manuscripts, including the references, should be double-spaced on A4 paper size. The standard layout is 25 lines with each 40 letters in Korean and 25 lines with each 70 letters in English.

Manuscripts should include, in the following order, Title, Name and Address of the author, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements and Literature Cited.

7-2. Title Page
• Title page of manuscript only includes article title in Korean and English, name of authors, affiliations and address of authors. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address.
• Corresponding author should be noted on upper right side of title page. Clearly indicate corresponding author name, address, telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) as well as the e-mail address.

7-3. Abstract
• The second page of manuscript includes Abstract and Key Words.
• Korean and English abstract should be provided in all manuscripts.
• The abstract is a concise and factual form of whole manuscript. It should be less than 250 words in English and 800 letters in Korean. One paragraph is allowed without numbering or subdivision.
• Immediately after the abstract of Korean and English, provide about 5 keywords.

7-4. Introduction
• Start without heading title ('Introduction').
• State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

7-5. Materials and Methods
• Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced by other researchers.

7-6. Results
• Results should be clear and concise. Subsection titles are provided when required.
• The data presented in tables or figures do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article.

7-7. Discussion
• Discussion is justifying the results. This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them.
• A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate.

7-8. Citation in text
• Published papers or papers in press can be cited in text.
• Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text.
• Citation in text should be English form with the styles as followings:

- Single author: (Kim, 1997)
- Two authors: (Park and Byun, 1997)
- Three or more authors: (Weaver et al., 1989)
- Groups of references: (Campion et al., 1989; Lee, 1995); should be listed first chronologically, then alphabetically; More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters 'a', 'b', 'c', etc.
- Papers in press: (Cho, J.R., in press)
- Unpublished papers: (Park, K.T. and M.H. Lee, unpublished observation)
- Personal information: (Lee, B.Y., personal communication)

7-9. Reference List (Literature Cited)
• References should be written in English form.
• English form is only allowed in case of non-English papers. Non-English title should be translated to English. The original languages that cannot be translated to English may be notated as alphabet letters based on the sound.
• References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary.
• Reference to a journal publication: Lee, M.L., Lee, M.H., 1997. Amplified mitochongrial DNA identify four species of Tetranychus mites (Acarina: Tetranychidae) in Korea. Korean J. Appl. Entomol. 36, 30-36.
• Reference to a chapter in an edited book: Campion, D.G., Critchley, B.R., McVeigh, L.J., 1989. Mating disruption, in: Jutsum, A.R., Gordon, R.F.S. (Eds.), Insect pheromone in plant protection. John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp. 89-119.
• Reference to a book: Wigglesworth, V.B., 1972. The principles of insect physiology, 7th ed. Chapman and Hall, London.

7-10. Tables and Figures
• Tables and Figures should be produced in English and collected at the end of the manuscript.
• The captions of Figures and Tables should be detail and clear to understand their meaning without reference to the text.
• Supply captions separately, not attached to the figure.
• Figures (Illustrations) should be clear in a finished form for reproduction, and understandable when they are reduced for page fitting.
• Color publication is acceptable, but authors should pay the charge.

7-11. Units
• SI units should be used principally.
• Provide single space between word and Unit except of % and ℃.


8. Others

• Final decision of publication of manuscripts is decided in Editorial community after peer reviews.
• The corresponding author, at no cost, will be provided with 50 paper offprints. More paper offprints may be purchased if ordered.
• The length of manuscript is basically limited in 6 pages (8 pages in Taxonomy articles) when published. Page charge may be demanded with 35,000 Korean won per page. The page charge for invited articles or Review articles is decided in Editorial community.
• Other issues that are not listed in this guideline follow the decision of Editorial community.

Author's Checklist

Instructions to Authors

1. I read the requirements for manuscript submission and the guidelines for manuscript preparation. This manuscript was written according to the guidelines. 본 논문은 투고규정을 준수하여 작성되었다.

  □ Yes      □ No


2. The author's institutions and the funding body supporting this research have agreed to allow this article to be published. 소속기관과 연구비 지원기관으로부터 논문출판을 허락 받았다.

  □ Yes      □ No


3. This article has not been published previously in any other journal. Currently, it is not submitted to another journal for publication. 본 논문은 전에 출판된 적이 있는 논문이 아니며, 현재 다른 학술지에 투고된 상태가 아니다.

  □ Yes      □ No


4. The authors have read the final version and agreed on no conflict of interest. 모든 저자들은 최종 투고본을 검토하였고, 이해갈등이 존재하지 않는다.

  □ Yes      □ No


Manuscript Format

1. An English abstract be in less than 250 words. In addition, a Korean abstract be in less than 800 Korean characters. 영문초록은 250 단어, 한글초록은 800자 이하이다.

  □ Yes      □ No


2. The pages are numbered consecutively beginning with the title page. 표지를 포함하여 쪽 번호가 연속적으로 매겨져 있다.

  □ Yes      □ No


3. All references are formatted according to the citation style described in the instruction for authors. 인용문헌 표기는 투고규정을 따르고 있다.

  □ Yes      □ No


4. Each entry in the reference list is cited in the text. 인용문헌은 모두 본문에 인용된 상태에 있다.

  □ Yes      □ No

Copyright & Agreement Form

The journal follows an open access policy.

The Korean Society of Applied Entomology (KSAE) retains the exclusive copyright to reproduce and distribute including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electric form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar natures for all KSAE publications. The society or the authors to reproduce and distribute the works it publishes, as long as the society the society or the authors are properly attributed and the content in not plagiarized, misrepresented, or used for commercial purposes. If the journal is distributed, in whole or in part, for non-commercial use, KJAE should be cited for reference.

Subscript and Inquiry

Subscription, Submission and Inquiry

The current yearly subscription rate is US$50 for a single and US$70 for two journals. Inquiries regarding submission of manuscripts, subscription and other business concerning the Korean Journal of Applied Entomology should be sent to the Managing Editor of the Journal or the Secretary Treasurer of the Society. The Society can be reached via the Division of Crop Plant Protection, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, RDA, 249 Seodundong, Suwon 441707, Korea. (Tel. +82 31 291 3681; Fax. +82 31 291 2137; Email. office@entomology.or.kr)

This issue is printed by CIR Communication (Tel. +82 2 2275 8603) in Seoul, Korea.

The publication of this Journal is supported in part by financial grants from the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies and Korea Research Foundation.