Peer Reviewed Quarterly

Journal's Citation Indices since 2012 :       Total Citations 1121,  h-Index 15,  h5- Index 12,  i10- Index 28,  h5-median 12;   Citation Rate:166/year     

  • HortFlora Research Spectrum
  • HortFlora Research Spectrum
  • HortFlora Research Spectrum
  • HortFlora Research Spectrum
  • HortFlora Research Spectrum

Guidelines to the Contributors

The HortFlora Research Spectrum (HRS), a Peer Reviewed- International Journal with NAAS Rating: 3.78, is published quarterly (March, June, September and December) every year. It publishes high quality peer reviewed /refereed original research papers/review articles and research communications on all aspects of research & advances in Horticultural Sciences & its allied branches of plant science & technology.

  • The publication is generally open to all Scientists/Researchers/Students of concerned subjects.
  • Submission of article is on the understanding that the article has not been previously published in any other form and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis. Also, the article should not be currently under consideration by another journal for publication.
  • All manuscripts must be submitted in English. Manuscripts as per Journal's format are accepted only via E-mail/online. Submitted manuscripts that do not conform to the HRS will be returned to authors for correction. Hard printed copy or CD of the manuscript will not be accepted.
  • A unique Manuscript Number is assigned to each manuscript, which will be sent to the corresponding author along with acknowledgement letter of manuscript receiving from Editorial Office. Always quote/refer to the manuscript number in all correspondence/query or status of paper thereafter.
  • All the author(s) of the article/paper must be Life/Annual member of the Journal. Without membership of all the authors of an article/paper will not be entertained for final publication.
  • Dully filled membership/subscription form (available at: along with prescribed fee (as described in subscription portal of journal's home) must be submitted at time of submission of manuscript.
  • Non-refundable Membership/subscription fee and/or Processing charges may be remitted in Cash or through crossed Demand Draft in favour of 'HortFlora Research Spectrum' payable at Meerut (U.P.) only.
  • Authors/Subscribers from India only may also remit their membership/Subscription and other charges directly to Journal's A/c through RTGS/NEFT/e-Transaction.
  • Overseas Authors/Subscribers must remit their Subscription/Processing fee in US$ only though e-Transaction (Conversion of foreign currency must be made as per current rate).
  • For direct A/c transfer (RTGS/NEFT/eTransaction) authors/subscribers may contact to Editorial Office via E-mail/Phone.
  • Each Life/Annual/Instt. member will be alloted a unique membership number for future reference.
  • Author(s)/Contributor (s), who are already member/subscriber of the Journal, are requested to quote their Membership/fee receipt No. in covering letter of the manuscript to be submitted.
  • Authors are also required to send a duly signed Declaration/Certificate about Manuscript (download from Journal's site).
  • Author (s) are also required to send a Certificate of Originality of paper and No Objection (Download from Journal's site) duly signed by at least one Author (preferably corresponding author).
  • The corresponding author must mention his/her present address with valid E-mail ID and telephone number for the earliest and effective communication.
  • Acceptance of a manuscript for publication in 'HortFlora Research Spectrum' shall automatically mean transfer of Copyright to the Journal. Editorial Board has also right to format the article as per Journal's format accordingly.
  • The Editorial Board has no responsibility for the statements, opinion or facts expressed in the article published in this journal, which rests entirely with the Author (s) thereof. All the correspondence/communication regarding Membership/Subscription and article submission should be in favour of Managing/Chief Editor, 'HortFlora Research Spectrum', 'Shivalay' 98A, Somdutt Vihar, Garh Road, Merut-250 004 (U.P.) India.