Peer Review Process

The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) reviewers. Jurnal Pertanian Kepulauan is applying the double-blind peer-review process. The peer-review process will take 14 regular days. The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process. The journal is published in 2 times a year. Peer reviewers are external experts chosen by editors to provide written opinions, with the aim of improving the study. The action of peer-review in the following terms: (1) Suggestion from authors as to who might act as reviewers are often useful, but there should be no obligation on editors to use those suggested. (2) The duty of confidentiality in the assessment of a manuscript must be maintained by expert reviewers and this extends to reviewer's colleagues who may be asked (with the editor's permission) to give opinions on specific sections. (3) Reviewers and editors should not make any use of the data, arguments, or interpretations unless they have the author's permission. (4) Reviewers should provide speedy, accurate, courteous, unbiased and justifiable reports. (5) If reviewers suspect misconduct, they should write in confidence to the editor. (6) Journals should publish accurate descriptions of their peer review, selection, and appeals processes. And (7) Journals should also provide regular audits of their acceptance rates and publication times.