preparation and submission
Click here to use the online
abstract submission form. Hard-copy submissions will be accepted
only from authors with no electronic access. Receipt of abstracts
will be confirmed by email. Check the appropriate box if you wish
to have a full-length manuscript from your abstract considered
for publication in Tree Physiology. The abstract title should
be in capital letters, and the body of abstract should not exceed
400 words. Distinguish affiliation by numbers, if necessary. .
Poster boards are 3 feet by 5 feet. Authors are free to use any
format desired, but the posters should include the abstract and
a brief introduction to the general topic. Whenever possible,
use graphs, charts, tables, figures, pictures or lists instead
of text to highlight the results and findings. Letters should
be large enough to read from approximately 10 feet away.
preparation for publication in a special edition of Tree Physiology
Abstracts submitted for oral presentation will be reviewed by
the Scientific Committee, and authors of selected abstracts will
be informed by late May 2004. Oral presentations will be
limited to 20 minutes, including a five minute period for discussion.
Acceptable presentation slide show formats are Microsoft PowerPoint
or Corel Presentation, preferably on CD. Use of personal laptops
will not be permitted. The lecture hall has facilities for overhead
and slide projection, but this is discouraged.
Authors of selected abstracts will be invited to submit full-length
manuscript to be considered for publication in Tree Physiology.
The deadline for manuscript submission is July 31, 2004.
Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the Author
Guide (http://heronpublishing.com/tpguide.html) of Tree Physiology
and will be subjected to the standard peer review process of the
Manuscript submission should include a hard copy along with a digital
file (a PDF file with fonts embedded, if possible, otherwise an
MS Word or WordPerfect file) on an IBM-format floppy disk, zip disk
or CD-ROM. The single digital file, named after the corresponding
author, should contain all components of the article including text,
tables, figures and figure captions. Authors are asked to include
names and addresses of five (5) people who are qualified to review
Manuscripts should be submitted to:
Dr. John King
School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Manuscripts will be forwarded to the Tree Physiology Editorial Office
for peer review. Following review, the editor (Dr. Rozanne Poulson)
will correspond with each author as to whether their paper is acceptable,
acceptable subject to revision, or unsuitable.