- Does the paper contain new data or new ideas or both of them?
- Are these up to international standards?
- Is the presentation clear?
- Does the author reach substantial conclusions?
- Is the length of the paper adequate?
- Is the language fluent and precise?
- Are the title and the abstract pertinent and understandable?
- Is the size of each figure adequate to the quantity of data it contains?
- Does the author give proper credit to related work and do they indicate clearly their own contribution?
How would you rate the scientific contribution of the manuscript?
- very important
- fairly important
- may have potential after additional work and resubmission
- no potential value