Author Guidelines


Manuscript Format

The manuscript can be written in Indonesian or English on A4 HVS paper, using the Microsoft Word program, Times New Roman 12 font, 2 cm border, 1.5 line spacing, and maximum of 12 page including tables and figures. There are no footnotes in the text.

The manuscript consists of title, author and affiliation address, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results And Discussion, Conclusions, and Bibliography. Acknowledgments or Appreciations, if any, are placed before the Bibliography.

The title must be informative, complete and concise, a maximum of 15 words  in Indonesian and English by using capital letters at the beginning of words, and Latin names written in italics. Font type of the title is Times New Roman size 14.

The name and address of the author, written in full without a title; the name of the institution where each author's affiliation, along with the address and email for correspondence.

Abstract, contains a brief description of the entire text written in Indonesian and English, no more than 200 words and is equipped with keywords of up to five words.

Reference citation

References are written at the end of a quoted statement, and are numbered sequentially within parentheses, such as: ---------- [1], ---------- [2], or ................. [3,4]  if two or more references at a time. This reference must be included in the bibliography in the order in the text. Example:

[1]   Liu, J. B., Gilardi, G., Gullino, M.L and A. Garibaldi. 2009. Effectiveness of Trichoderma spp. Obtained from re-used soilless substrates against Phytium ultimum on cucumber seedlings. Journal of plant Diseases and Protection, 116 (4): 156-163.
[2]   Hindersah, R. 2003. The Use of Domestic Sludge as Organic Matter for Pakchoy (Brasicca compestris var. chinensis) Production. Proceeding International Seminar on the organic farming and sustainable agriculture in tropics and substripics: Science, technology, management and social welfare. 1: 202-207.
[3]   Agrios, G.N. 2005. Plant Pathology, Fifth Edition. Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego.
[4]   Cooke, B.M. 2006. Disease Assessment and Yield Loss. In: Cooke, B.B., Jones, D.G and B, Kaye. (eds), The Epidemiology of Plant Diseases, Second Edition, pp 43-80. Springer, Dordrecht.
[5]   Kalay, A.M. 2007.  Potential of Soil Fungus in the Control of Potato Cyst Nematodes (Globodera rostochiensis Woll.)  [Dissertation]. Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung.
[6]   Christopher, T.B.S. 1996. Aggregate Stability: Its Relation to Organic Matter Constituents and Other Soil Properties.  http://www.[07/03/2007].

Submission of Manuscripts

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