As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The author must indicate in a letter that the work is original, that hasn’t been published or submitted to publication in any other journal, except as a summary or part of a conference, opinion or thesis; and it is not being edited by another scientific journal. They must transfer the publishing rights to Mesoamerican Agronomy, becoming liable for the content of their work and indicate it was authorized by other co-writers.
Keywords are words that are not repeated in the title. They serve to identify the subject matter; they are a maximum of five words and can be composed.
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Materials and method
Tables, figures, photographs, drawings and maps
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Authors who publish in this journal accept the following conditions:
a. Authors retain the copyright and assign to the journal the right to the first publication, with the work registered under the attribution, non-commercial and no-derivative license from Creative Commons, which allows third parties to use what has been published as long as they mention the authorship of the work and upon first publication in this journal, the work may not be used for commercial purposes and the publications may not be used to remix, transform or create another work.
b. Authors may enter into additional independent contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the version of the article published in this journal (e.g., including it in an institutional repository or publishing it in a book) provided that they clearly indicate that the work was first published in this journal.
c. Authors are permitted and encouraged to publish their work on the Internet (e.g. on institutional or personal pages) before and during the review and publication process, as it may lead to productive exchanges and faster and wider dissemination of published work (see The Effect of Open Access).