ISSN 1515-5994
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Instructions to authors


Work length

  • Articles: 40 pages
  • Papers: 15
  • Reviews: 5


Order of presentation and page layout

  • Article title in bold, Arial 14.
  • Author(s) in bold, Arial 12.
  • Institutional author in bold, Arial 12.
  • Affiliation in normal, Arial 10.
  • E-mail.
  • Abstract, keywords, footnotes, references, in bold Arial 10.
  • Body of article, Arial 12 normal.
  • Acknowledgements in normal, Arial 10.
  • File format: Word
  • Page A4, margins 2.5, spacing 1.5, no page numbers, indent 1.25.
  • Section titles in bold, Arial 12 normal, numbered sequentially with Arabic numerals, without full-stop.
  • Textual citations: all in inverted commas. Over 4 lines, in a separate paragraph with double indent and single-spaced.


Format of notes and bibliography

Notes in text:
(Surname, year) when citing pages (Surname, year: #-#), in normal letters (no small capitals or block capitals).
The bibliography goes at the end of the text, without indent.
Journal articles: SURNAME, Name, Year. “Title of article”. Journal title. Issue #. p. # - #. ISSN.
Books by a single author: SURNAME, Name. Year. Title of book. Place: Publisher. #p. ISBN.
Books by up to three authors: SURNAME, Name. Name SURNAME; Name SURNAME. Year. Title of book. Place: Publisher. #p. ISBN.
Books by over three authors: SURNAME, Name; et al. Year. Title of book. Place: Publisher. #p. ISBN.
Congress Papers: SURNAME, Name. Year. “Paper title”. In: Congress title. Place: Publisher. p#
Articles from periodicals: SURNAME, Name. “Title of article”. Year, Month, Day. Periodical name. [Place]. Number #, p. #
Official Publications: Publication title, date, issue.
Unpublished Theses: SURNAME, Name. Thesis title. Doctoral thesis. Academic institution where the thesis was presented, year.
We suggest that you use as few footnotes as possible. When using footnotes, do not create a footnote at the end of the page of end of the document, simply write the number of the note in parentheses in the text and at the end of the text add the title NOTES, typed without indent and in Arial 10, in the corresponding text.
Tables, graphs, images, sound files.
Tables in text: Only tables in Word format may be saved into the same file and positioned in the body of the article or at the end, as the author chooses.
Otherwise, please respect the following formats:
Tables: Quatro pro and Excel
Graphs: Quatro pro and Excel
Maps and photographs: GIF (these can be produced easily with the Save option as in Paint)
Sound files: MP3
In all cases indicate in the text in capitals



Tables, graphs, images, sound files

Attach the corresponding file(s) with their sequential names (table1, table2, etc.) Send a file for each table, graph, map or sound.

When using acronyms, provide the complete name when using for the first time in the text, in the bibliography, in tables, graphs, maps and photographs.


Correspondence, language and evaluation

The text should be submitted by e-mail (there is no need to send a printed copy or floppy disk) to mundoagrario@huma.fahce.unlp.edu.ar
Only original work will be accepted in Spanish, Portuguese, English or French. Submitting work to Mundo Agrario implies the author’s obligation to not simultaneously submit the work to other publications.
All work will be submitted for consideration by at least two anonymous academic referees.



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