Principles of Transparency and Best Practices (PTBP)
Peer review process: Manuscript submission by authors is sent to a minimum of two reviewers (https://cornous.com/review-policy/cornous-biology) after the editor's initial analysis of the manuscript. After getting the review reports from the reviewers, the editor will decide on the acceptance and rejections of the manuscript (https://cornous.com/pems/cornous-biology).
Governing Body: Full name, affiliation, and contact details of the editorial board members have been included on the page https://cornous.com/editorial-team/cornous-biology
Author fees: Current fee policy of our journal for publications is stated on one page https://cornous.com/fee-policy/cornous-biology
Copyright: Copyright and licensing information of the published manuscript at our journal is given on the page https://cornous.com/copyright-policy
Identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct: The editor should be the responsible person for preventing research misconduct including plagiarism, citation manipulation, data falsification/fabrications, etc. Moreover, Cornous Biology follows the COPE guideline to manage these issues.
Ownership and management: Information about the ownership and/or management of a journal is mentioned on the page https://cornous.com/contact-us
Web site: The journal home page (https://cornous.com/journal/cornous-biology) contains information on the e-ISSN number, types of articles published, and the periodicity of the publications (Issues).
Name of journal: The journal "Cornous Biology" is unique and is not easily confused with other journals.
Access: Free access policy of our journal is stated on the page https://cornous.com/article-access-policy/cornous-biology
Revenue sources: The journal decided to receive the publication fee for the manuscripts after getting proper indexing like Scopus and WoS.
Advertising: As per our current journal policy, currently there is no plan for accepting and displaying any advertisement on our journal web pages.
Publishing schedule: As per our current journal policy, quarterly the issues are being published, and the information is stated on the home page https://cornous.com/journal/cornous-biology
Archiving: The journal tries to store and access the article via Clocks and PubMed.
Marketing: The journal has open access to its published content