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Author Guidelines

 

GUIDELINE FOR CONTRIBUTORS

TO JURNAL PEMBANGUNAN BERKELANJUTAN

Jurnal Pembangunan Berkelanjutan is a peer reviewed scientific journal and published manuscripts in plant science i.e. agronomy, horticulture, plant breeding, soil sciences, plant protection and other pertinent fields related to plant production. Articles must be the results of recently conducted research (not more than 5 years). They must neither be previously nor simultaneously submitted in any journal nor published elsewhere except in a preliminary form. Review papers should be critical analysis and integration of recent advances in an important area of research which can stimulate further research, provide a new approach or new knowledge. Authors of these papers should have published at least 3 articles on the subject in a referred journal or should be recognized authorities in the field covered by the review.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

An acceptable manuscript will meet the following general criteria: it reports a worthwhile contribution to plant science, methodology is well and clearly explained with sufficient details. Results and discussion are supported by sufficient scope data, manuscripts is concise, well written, and understandable.  Conclusion summarized the results and showed specific findings.

MANUSCRIPT FORMAT

Manuscript should be uploaded to Jurnal Pembangunan Berkelanjutan open journal system (OJS) at https://online-journal.unja.ac.id/JPB and composed in Jurnal Pembangunan Berkelanjutan standard format. The manuscripts were typed at one sided A4 paper, single column, 1.5 space line, font 10 point Arial and with continuous line numbers. Margins on all four sides are 2 cm.

MANUSCRIPT TITLE

Title clearly describes the manuscript content, concise, informative and preferably not more than 20 words. The title should avoid abbreviations and formula. The manuscripts should provide a running title, a short form of manuscript title that is not more than 5 words or phrases,

AUTHORS

Manuscript has main author and co-authors with full name of both author and co-authors (no abbreviation).  The author should indicate the affiliation institute with clear mail address and email.

ABSTRACT

The abstract comes after title and author names in the first page of manuscript. Abstract must be integrated and independent which is consisted of introduction and purpose, methods, results, conclusion and suggestion. References and non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided. Abstract contained not more than 200 words.

KEYWORDS

The keywords should avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts. Do not use words or terms in the title as keywords. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes. Keywords should not more than 5 words or phrases in alphabetical order.

INTRODUCTION

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background. Avoid a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. Explain how to address the problem and clearly state the aims of the study.

MATERIALS AND METHODS

It should be mentioned the period and place of research. All materials and methods that used such chemical for analysis, treatment and experimental design must be stated clearly and briefly. The unit measurement used SI (International Standard Unit) and symbols.  Use slash instead of exponent (e.g. kg/ha). Use words when unit of measure is not involved (e.g. grains per panicle). In the case of range of values, indicate the unit at the end of the range (e.g. 10-15 t/ha). Avoid beginning a sentence with a symbol. Use percent symbol (%) with figures only (e.g. 5%), and spell it out (percent) with written numbers.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

Results presented should be consistent with the objectives of the study. Discussion should be done for integration purposes, i.e. within the results of the study or with reference to other studies.

CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTION

Conclusion should include the summary and implications of major findings of the study. Suggestion can be included or be stated under the heading “Suggestion”;

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Indicate the source(s) of funds and institutions or individuals who helped in the study.

REFERENCES

Articles should contain at least 20 primary research papers, 80% from journal articles and preferably have been published not more than 10 years. Unpublished data and personal communication should not be included as literature citations. “In Press” articles that have been accepted for publication may be cited in references and should indicate the publication date, if available. All references should be written down in reference tool manager i.e. Mendeley using American Psychological Association (APA) style and arranged from A to Z.

Example

Reference to a Journal Publication:
Abdallah, E. H., Musa, Y., Mustafa, M., Sjahril, R., & Riadi, M. (2013). Comparison between hydro- and osmo-priming to determine period needed for priming indicator and its effect on germination percentage of aerobic rice cultivars (Oryza sativa L.). AGRIVITA Journal of Agricultural Science, 38(3), 222-230. http://doi.org/10.17503/agrivita.v38i3.886


Reference to a Book:
Bolda, M. L., Tourte, L., Klonskyk, K. M., & de Moura, R. L. (2005). Sample cost to produce fresh market rasberries. Berkeley, US: University of California Cooperative extension.

Reference to a Chapter in an Edited Book:
Tuong, T. P., & Bouman, B. A. M. (2003). Rice production in water-scarce environments. In W. Kijne, R. Barker, & D. Molden (Eds.), Water productivity in agriculture: Limits and opportunities for improvement (pp. 53–67). Manila, PH: CAB International.

Reference in Proceeding:
Hapsari, L. & Masrum, A. (2011). Diversity and characteristics of banana (Musa acuminata) diploid AA cultivars group collection of Purwodadi botanic garden. In D. Widyatmoko, D. M. Puspitaningtyas, R. Hendrian, Irawati, I. A. Fijridiyanto, J. R. Witono, R. Rosniati, S. R. Ariati, S. Rahayu, & T. Ng Praptosuwiryo (Eds.), Conservation of tropical plants: Current condition and future challenge. Paper presented at Proceedings of Seminar Cibodas Botanic Garden 159th Anniversary, Cibodas (pp. 225-229). Cibodas, ID: Indonesian Institute of Sciences

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.

  1. Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to Jurnal Pembangunan Berkelanjutan.

    The copyright transfer agreement and publishing ethical statement gives the Publisher the permission of the author(s) to publish the Work, and it empowers the Publisher to protect the Work against unauthorized use and to properly authorize dissemination of the Work by means of printed publications, offprints, reprints,electronic files, licensed photocopies, microform editions, translations, document delivery and secondary information sources such as abstracting, reviewing and indexing services, including converting the Work into machine readable form and storing it in electronic databases. It also gives the author(s) broad rights of fair use.

    The copyright transfer agreement and publishing ethical statement should be filled with respect to article and be signed originally and sent to the Editorial Office in the form of original mail, or scanned document file (softcopy). The form can be downloaded here.

  2. Authors must declare all such interests (or their absence) in writing upon submission of a manuscript. This competing declaration includes conflicts or potential conflicts of all listed authors. If any conflicts are declared, Agrivita will publish them with the paper. In cases of doubt, the circumstance should be disclosed so that the editors may assess its significance.

    All the listed authors are requested to fill in completely all section.

    Competing Interest Form can be downloaded here.

  3. Authors must submit the competing interest and publication ethics forms at supplementary files.
  4. Authors must follow Jurnal Pembangunan Berkelanjutan template and guideline.
  5. The submission file is in Open Office, Microsoft Word, RTF, or Word Perfect document file format.
  6. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  7. Typed at one side of white paper of A4 size, in single column, 1.5 space line, 10 point Arial font and should be given line numbers. Margins on all four sides are 2 cm. All figures and tables are placed at the end of manuscript pages.
  8. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

  9. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  10. Authors must read the submission preparation check list carefully and obey Jurnal Pembangunan Berkelanjutan requirements.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

    1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
    1. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  1. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 300.000 (Rupiah)

If your manuscript is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication cost. Publishing cost is RP 300.000 (maximally 10 pages for each article). There will be extra charges for extra pages RP 25.000 per page