The definition of some concepts to understand plagiarism will be necessary in this context. Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR) does not in whatever forms condones plagiarism or related issues of plagiarism. The Editorial Board will immediately take the appropriate measure to sanction author(s) involved in plagiarism.
Plagiarism is the wrongful appropriation and stealing the work of another author's: language, opinions, concepts, or terminologies and representing them as one's own original work.
Classes of Plagiarism
The ensuing types of plagiarism are considered:
Self-Plagiarism: When an author reuses whole or portions of their pre-published research, then it is identified as self-plagiarism. Complete self-plagiarism is a case when an author republishes their own formerly published work in a new Journal.
Partial Plagiarism: If content is a combination from several different sources, where the author has widely rearticulated text, then it is identified as partial plagiarism.
Full Plagiarism: Formerly published content deprived of any changes to the text, idea and grammar is considered as full plagiarism. It encompasses presenting particular text from a source as one’s own work.
Plagiarism Check: All the manuscripts submitted for publication are cross-checked for plagiarism before the review process.
Consequences of Plagiarism before Publishing:
Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR) frowns seriously at plagiarism by authors and will pass judgment on any instance of plagiarism on its points of confinement. If plagiarism is noticed by the Editorial Board Committee, Review Committee, etc., in any Phase of article process- before or after acknowledgement, during the review or at a proof work stage. We will intimate the same to the author(s) and will request them for the revised content or to cite the references from where the content has been taken.
Excluding authors information and bibliography, maximum plagiarism allowed is 17% at a string of seven (7) words.
Note for Authors
Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR) does not permit any type of Plagiarism and pre-published submissions. Authors are encouraged to subject their manuscripts to plagiarism checks via web based/Online Plagiarism Checking software’s".