Type of papers


General requirements

The manuscript should be submitted in MS Word text editor and the SI international system of measurement units should be used. Required basic formal structure for peer-reviewed papers: IMRAD.

Types of papers

Acta horticulturae et regiotecturae publishes peer-reviewed papers. All papers are published in English.

  • Peer-reviewed papers
    • Scientific Papers,
    • Short Communications,
    • Review Papers.

Scientific Papers

In Scientific Papers should be fully documented and described main goals, used procedures and results of original research or original solution. Scientific papers are limited to max. 10 pages or 18 000 characters. Manuscripts should be divided into the following sections (required order):

  • Title;
  • Full authors(s) name(s);
  • Affiliations;
  • Abstract (max 250 words, 1 paragraph);
  • Keywords (3-5);
  • Introduction;
  • Material and Methods;
  • Results and Discussion; Conclusions;
  • References;
  • Optional section: Acknowledgements.

Short Communications

A shorter paper aiming to provide readers with useful and novel results or information, should report new data/results that should be communicated to the scientific community prior to the completion of the full investigation. Articles focusing on original research, proposal of a new theory or concept based on existing research, new models, hypotheses, innovative methods etc. This type of article include, but are not limited to discovery or development of new solutions, novelty in theory, novelty in simulation and modeling. Short Communications are limited to 3 pages or 5 400 characters include figures or tables. Manuscripts should be divided into the following sections (required order):

  • Title;
  • Full authors(s) name(s);
  • Affiliations;
  • Abstract (max 150 words, 1 paragraph);
  • Keywords (3-5);
  • Material and Methods;
  • Results and Discussion;
  • References (max. 15);
  • Corresponding author contact information.
  • Optional section: Acknowledgements.

Review Articles

Up-to-date articles that aim to provide overview of a particular fields or aspects of the journal topics concerned. Length: 3 pages or 5 400 characters. Manuscripts should be divided into the following sections (required order):

  • Title;
  • Full authors(s) name(s);
  • Affiliations;
  • Main text;
  • Corresponding author contact information.