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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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

Bio-Site accepts biological research manuscripts  which have not been published and are not currently in the process of scientific publication elsewhere. The manuscript texts are written in Indonesia, but in English are welcome. Manuscripts in English will be first reviewed by editorial boards.The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document (.doc) file.

The manuscript consists of 5000 words (minimum),  well-typed in single column on A4 size paper, use 12 pt of Times New Roman.The manuscript contains an original work and have potentially contribute to the highly scientific advancement.

The manuscript should contain the following section in order:

a. Title

Title of articles  in English should describe the main content of manuscripts, be informative, concise, and not too wordy  (12-15 words only), and does not contain formulas.

b.   The author  name

Full name without academic degrees and titles, written in capital letters. Manuscript written by groups  needs to supplemented  by  complete contact details.

c. Name of affiliation for each author

The author  name should be accompanied by complete affiliation address, postal code number, telephone number and email address.

d. Abstract

Written  briefly in English in one paragraph of 150-200 words, containing background, research  objectives, methodology, results, conclusion of the study and your research contributions to science.

Key words: Written in English  3-5 words or groups of words, written alphabetically.

e. Introduction

Explaining the background, problems, importance of research, brief  literature review that relates directly to research or previous findings that need to be developed, and ended with   a paragraph of research purposes. A balance must be kept  between the pure and applied aspects of the subject.The introduction is presented in the form of paragraphs of approximately  1000 words.

f. Methods

Make sure  that work can be repeated according to the details provided. It contains technical information of the study  presented clearly. Therefore, readers  can conduct research based on the techniques presented. Materials and equipment specifications are necessary.  Approaches or procedures of study  together with data analysis methods must be presented.

g. Results and Discussion

Well-prepared tables and or  figures must be  of  significant  feature of this section, because they convey the major observations to readers. Any information provided in tables and figures should no longer  be repeated in the text,  but the text should focus  on  the importance of the principal findings of the study. In general, journal papers will contain three-seven figures and tables. Same data can not be presented in the form of tables and figures. The results of the study are discussed  to address  the problem formulated, objectives and research hypotheses.  It is higly suggested that discussion be focused on the why and how of the research findings can happen and to extend to which the research findins can be applied to other relevant problems.

h. Conclusion

Conclusion should be  withdrawn on the basis of   research findings, formulated concerns and research purposes. Conclusion is  presented  in one paragraph  without  numerical form of expression. Explain your research contributions to science.

i. Acknowledgement

Contributors who are not mentioned  as authors should be acknowledged, and their particular contribution should be described. All sources of funding for the work must be acknowledged, both the research funder and the grant number (if applicable) should be given for each source of funds

j. References

Manuscripts are written  by using standard citation application (Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero).

APA (American Psychological Association) reference style is required. Citing an article written by two authors, both of authors  should be mentioned, however, for three and more authors only the first author is mentioned followed by et al., for example:  Rahayu & Sudarsono (2015),  Subekti et al. (2014).  A series of references should be presented  in ascending date order (Retnoningsih et al., 2005;  Indriyanti et al.; 2007, Rahayuningsih, 2010). Different publications with  the same author(s) and year will be presented separately, as follows  2013a, 2013b.   References of  unpublished data and personal communication should not appear in the list but should be cited in the text only (e.g., Rifai MA 2015, pers. com. (personal communication);  Indriyanti DR  2014, unpublished data). In the reference list, the references should be listed in an alphabetical order. Names of journals should be abbreviated. Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal's name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations (www.issn.org/2-22661-LTWA-online.php). More or less 80% references  for literature reviews should  be  the recent (up to date)  journals published in the last 10 years,  but the rest of  20 % references  can be  cited from  research reports and or articles.

k. Manuscript submission
  1. Manuscript send to e-mail: ummimardhiahbb@gmail.com; hestiriany@unja.ac.id;
  2. Submission online in http://online-journal.unja.ac.id/index.php/BST