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Abstract Formatting/Instructions


  • Capitalize all proper words
  • Italicize genus and species
  • No footnotes
  • Bold all words in title


  • Limit 250 words
  • Give scientific name at first mention of the subject organism
  • Do not cite references, figures, tables, probability levels, nor detailed results
  • Refer to results only in the general sense
  • Place three (3) to five (5) key words on a line below the abstracts

Authors and Affiliations

  • First Initials and Last name (example: M.C. Mason), no first names
  • * denotes presenter
  • Avoid footnoting
  • List authors followed by department, University name, city, state, and zip code