Plagiarism Policy


The authors must give the written and signed undertaking that they have not plagiarized somebody’s work along with the submission of the manuscript and they will ensure that they have provided the proper reference of all the contents which they have extracted from other sources.

All the manuscripts submitted to INSOPP for consideration of publication in Plant Disease Research will be first checked for Plagrism using online software or Copyscape or CrossCheck/Trintrin/ iThenticate.

If plagiarized, the manuscript will be returned to authors with comments to explain the plagiarized content in stipulated, one week time. In case of failed response from the authors, it is considered that the plagiarized content has been deliberately added to the manuscript and such manuscripts will be rejected and returned to the authors. Such authors will be barred from publishing any articles in the PDR journal for next one year.