Submission Guidelines

All manuscripts should be submitted through the on-line submission system ( of Korean Society of Grassland and Forage Science (http://forage. The first author and corresponding author must be a member of the korean society of grassland and forage science and the annual fee should be confirmed for three years. Read the submission and review rules of the korean society of grassland and forage science.

Template Regulation

Manuscripts should be arranged as abstract, body and references. For more details, refer to the table "Example of English" at the bottom. The manuscript should be written in MS word or Hangul in Korean or in English. The length of manuscript should be not more than 6 pages including abstract and references.

Manuscript Organization

Manuscripts should be organized as "Example of Korean" or "Example of English". Results and discussion can be described separately or inte- gratedly, and acknowledgements can be omitted.


Those who contributed to the work but do not meet our authorship criteria should be listed in the Acknowledgments with the description of the con- tribution. Authors are responsible for ensuring that anyone named in the Acknowledgments agrees to be named.


All potential competing interests must be declared in full. Declaring any author affiliations or relationships that could be viewed as potential competing interests. If the submission is related to any patents, patent applications, or products in development or for the market, these details, including patent numbers and titles, must be disclosed in full. The phrase can be freely described, and if there is no potential conflict of interest, it should be described as “No potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.”

Example of Korean Example of English
I. 서론
II. 재료 및 방법
III. 결과(또는 결과 및 고찰)
IV. 고찰
V. 요약

1. Manuscript Title, Author names and affiliations

1) Manuscript Title
-The title should be short, clear and concise and should indicate the major point of the paper.
- In the English title, the first letter in every word except the manuscript, the preposition, and the conjunction should be written in capital letter.
- A running head(title) should contain a maximum of 30 english characters.

2) Author names and affiliations
- On the title page, write author names in the following order :First name (or initials, if used)Middle name (or initials, if used)Last name (surname, family name)
- The names of the authors will be published exactly as they appear in the manuscript file. Please double-check the information carefully to make sure it is correct.
- Each author must have an affiliation to the list. The affiliation includes department, university, or organizational affiliation and its location, including city and country(e.g. Republic of Korea).

3) Corresponding Authors
- Details for the corresponding author (name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address) should be provided.
- Corresponding author is displayed with superscript(*).

- All author's ORCID numbers should be provided.

2. Abstract/ Keywords

- Manuscript should include structured abstract no longer than 300 words with purpose of the article, method, results. Do not use abbreviations in the abstract.
- Keywords should not exceed 5 words.

3. Body

1) Unit
Name of foreigners and Location should be in original language, year should be A.D, quantity should be Arabic numerals. The units in manuscript should comply with the international SI unit.
Example) 1.0 cm, 1.0 m, 1.0 ㎛, 1.0 g, 1.0 kg, 1.0 mL, 1.0 L, 1.0 h, 1.0 min, 1.0 s, 1.0 mm/min, 1.0 m/s, 1.0%, 1.0 ppm 1×10-3 M, 25.0℃, pH 7.0, 18,000×g, 0.1-1.0 g

2) Nomenclature
- Common names, Latin binomial or trinomial (in italics) and the authority for all plants, insects, and pathogens should be given at first mention in the abstract or text. Crop cultivars must be identified by single quotation marks when first appearing in the abstract or text, unless the cultivar status is already clear (e.g., identified by the word cultivar or the abbreviation cv).

3) Style and layout

Language Font Size Spacing
Korean 신명조 12px 200%
English Times New Roman 12pt

- Manuscript text should be double-spaced.

4) Numbering
Major headings and subheadings are numbered as I., 1., 1), (1), and ①.

4. Table and Figure

- A concise, descriptive table and figure title should be written in English.
- Place each table and figure in your manuscript file directly after the paragraph in which it is first cited.
- Label: A figure label with Arabic numerals, and “Figure” abbreviated to “Fig” (e.g. Fig 1, Fig 2, Fig 3, etc). Tables require a label (e.g., “Table 1”) and brief descriptive title to be placed above the table.
- The first letter of each table and figure title is capitalized.
- Cite figures and tables in ascending numeric order upon first appearance in the manuscript file.
- Place the table title above the table and the figure title below the figure.
- Do not draw vertical lines on all tables.
- The table's title should not be followed by a period(.) but figure's title should be followed by a period(.).

5. References

If reference is made in the text to the papers listed in REFERENCES, they should be referred to by the author'(s) family name(surname) and the year published, according to the Harvard style. For the publications written by three or more authors, the name of the senior author followed by et al. should be used.
1) All literature cited should be listed in alphabetical order, by the family names of the authors.
2) For the same author, or for the same set of authors, literature cited should be arranged chronologically. If there is more than one publication in the same year for the same author(s), the letters a, b, etc., should be added to the year.
3) A book citation of the page should be like the following examples:One page citation: p. 120.Multiple page citations: pp. 120-130.
4) In-text citations contain the author(s)'s or editor(s)'s surname, and the year of publication. Using an example below:
① One Author: (Smith, 1973) or Smith (1973), (Kim, 1983) or Kim (1983)
② Two Authors: (Park and Lee, 1981) or Park and Lee (1981),
③ Three or More Authors: (Smith et al., 1987) or Han et al. (1987)

<Formatting reference>

① Book or Book Section
Author surname(s), initial(s).. Year. Title of book or book section. Publisher. Location. pp.first page-last page.

Evans, L.T. 1975. Crop physiology. Cambridge University Press. London. pp. 374-377.
Christie, W.W. 1993. Preparation of ester derived fatty acids for chromatographic analysis. In: W.W. Chrisitie (Ed.), Advances in lipid methodology - Two, Oily Press. Dundee. UK. pp. 69-111.

② Journal article
Author surname(s), initial(s).. Year. Title of article. Title of Journal. Volume(Issue/number):first page-last page. (doi:)

Choi, G.J., Lim, Y.C., Kim, G.Y., Kim, M.J., Ji, H.C., Lee S.H., Park, H.S., Moon, J.S., Lee, E.S. and Seo, S. 2008. A cold- tolerant and medium-maturing Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum L.) new variety ‘Kowinmaster’. Journal of the Korean Society of Grassland and Forage Science. 28(3): 177-184. (doi:10.5333/SAMPLE.2020.1.1.1)
Hant, O.J. and Wagner, R.E. 1963. Effects of management practices on yield and composition of three grass- legume mixtures. Agronomy Journal. 55:13-16.

* If a journal carries continuous pagination throughout a volume (as Journal of the Korean Society of Grassland and Forage Science), omit issue number.

③ Conference proceeding
Author surname(s), initial(s).. Year. Title of proceeding. Title of conference. pp. first page-last-page. (doi:)

Kim. S.Y., Sung, K.I. and Kim, B.W. 2010. Plant height, dry matter yield and forage quality at different maturity of reed. Proceedings of 2010 Annual Congress of Korean Society of Grassland and Forage Science. pp. 146-147. (doi:10.5333/ SAMPLE.2020.1.1.1)

④ Master's thesis and Ph.d dissertation
Author surname(s), initial(s). Year. Title of thesis or dissertation. Master's thesis or Ph.d dissertation. Location. Country

Kim, M.H. 2002. Study on the blood constituents and velvet antler composition in deer. Ph.D. thesis. Seoul. Korea.

* Please note the examples, Harvard Style, and refer to the details of literature citation in the current issue of Journal of the Korean Society of Grassland and Forage Science.