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Submission Preparation Checklist

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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).  Under Comments to the Editor, indicate if the paper was presented during AESON conference stating the number or if it is a direct submission. Also indicate that processing fees has been paid and the amount paid).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • The names of all the authors for this paper are listed in the metadata in the preferred sequence. Changes will be impossible after submission.
  • Confirm that the article was subjected to a plagiarism test, indicating the software used for the test and the result.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Dates of references and citations used in the article are within the last five years from the date of submitting this article and follow strictly APA style
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • Did not include the names and contacts of the authors inside the manuscript to ensure blind review
  • Show evidence that payment for review fee has been paid. Include evidence of payment under the section "comment for the editor"

Author Guidelines


Manuscripts on any of the identified interest areas (see scope of the journal interest) must be prepared in accordance with these guidelines:

Articles should be type-written in English, double spaced on only one side of A4 (210 by 297mm) paper and not more than 15  double spaced pages.( using one-inch margins with Arial Theme and 12-point), inclusive of references, tables, figures and appendixes. JAE reserves the right to ask authors to shorten excessively long papers before they are entered in the review process. However, JAE recognizes that papers intended to make very extensive contributions or that require additional space for data presentation or references may require more pages.

  • At the point of submission each articles should indicate on  the first page the title of manuscript
  • Capitalise first letter of each word of the title
  • At the point of submission do not include authors name, address, email and phone number to allow blind reviewType surname and other names followed by address below the title
  • After acceptance  include all authors name, address, email and phone number
  • Type surname and other names followed by address below the title
  • Capitalise the first letters of each name
  • The names of the author(s) should be followed by the abstract and subsequent parts of the article.

Section heading

  • Capitalised only the first letter of each word or of proper nouns of the section head
  • Sub-section heads should be flushed left


  • Number each table in Roman Numerals followed by a colon and the title
  • Give each table an explicit title
  • Capitalise the first letter of each proper nouns in the table title
  • Place the title of each table on top of the table
  • Do not use frequencies and percentages as separate columns in a table. Use percentages and indicate the sample size in bracket after the word percentage
  • Indicate boarders of table row headings, sub headings sub-total and total
  • Type table(s) in exact text location(s)


  • Number each figure
  • Give an appropriate title to each figure
  • Capitalise the first letter of each nouns in the figure title
  • Place the title of each figure below the figure

References and citations

Follow the style of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Note: Processing fees of ₦10,000 ($30) at submission and publication charge of ₦25,000 ($70) for articles not presented at the annual national conference after acceptance apply. Payable into the following as appropriate:

For payments by authors within Nigeria (Naira)
Bank Name: Access Bank (Ilorin Branch)
Account Name: Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria
Account Number, 0020725578

For payments by authors outside Nigeria (Dollar)
Pay through:

Citibank New York
111, Wall Street
New York
N Y 10043
ABA .I. D: 012-000-089

ACCESS Bank Nigeria


Name: Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria
Name of Bank: Acces Bank
Account Number: 0688190790
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