Author Guidelines




General requirement

Articles must be original writings that are the result of research and review that have never been published in any scientific journal, both nationally and internationally. The writing must cover one of the disciplines in the fields of agricultural cultivation technology, animal husbandry, fisheries, agricultural socio-economics, and plant biology.

The manuscript is written in Indonesian based on Standard Indonesian Grammar and Enhanced Spelling (EYD). The absorption of foreign words and the use of foreign words must be limited as little as possible, and if forced, their use must also be guided by the Big Indonesian Dictionary (KBBI).

Manuscripts must be neatly typed, 1.5 spaces apart, unless the Abstract is typed in one space (Times New Roman, font 12) on A4 HVS white paper. There are no footnotes in the text. The maximum length of the manuscript is 20 pages including tables and figures. The subtitle is written in the middle.

Articles include the following order: Title (in Indonesian and English), author's name and address, Abstract (English) with keywords, Abstract (Indonesian) with keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments (if necessary), and Bibliography.

  1. Written short, informative, and descriptive (max. 15 words), in capital letters, in bold with letters 1 4 pts. Written in Indonesian and below in English.
  2. The author's name is written without an academic degree, printed in bold with upper and lower case letters 12 pts and placed in the middle.
  3. Email address. Listed under the author's name (one or consisting of a team including the email of each author) in 12 pts letters, not in bold, and placed in the middle.
  4. The job is italicized with 12 pts font, not bold, and placed in the center, below the email.
  5. Abstract or Abstract. Abstracts are written in Indonesian and below in English. Is the essence of writing, including a brief background, objectives, results, and conclusions in concise and concise sentences, preferably no less than 100 words, and no more than 300 words (in Indonesian and English).
  6. Keywords or keywords. Keywords/keywords are written immediately after abstract/abstract on a new line starting from the left edge. Keywords at most 5 words.
  7. The introduction is a justification of the chosen subject supported by relevant literature. Not too broad but also not too short. Literature review as the basis for scientific novelty statements from manuscripts, scientific novelty statements, and research problems or hypotheses. Contains the research background as the basic theory for conducting research and must end with the research objectives.
  8. Method. Contains the main materials used in research and methods used in problem-solving including analytical methods. The components of supporting equipment do not need to be written down. Research methods include place, time, sampling methods, research implementation, analytical methods, and other related matters. It must be detailed and clear so that competent people can do the same research ( repeatable and reproducible ). Statistical analysis is included, including the formulas used and the literature sources are included.
  9. Results and Discussion. Results report what was obtained in the experiment. The results are summarized in the form of tables and graphs which are directly given statistical notation based on the common mean difference test. Tables and graphs /pictures are equipped with numbers and titles. For tables, the title is written at the top, while for graphs and images it is written at the bottom. When tables and graphs are cited, the sources are mentioned according to the Bibliography. Do not repeat the data presented in tables or graphs one by one in the form of words except for things that are very prominent. The discussion compares the results we get with knowledge data (research results of others) that have been published and is accompanied by library citations and explains the implications of the data obtained for science or its use.
  10. Conclusions and recommendations. Conclusions are presented in the form of paragraphs or in the form of numbering. If there are suggestions, then they are presented briefly and relevantly.
  11. Thank-you note. Acknowledgments are made as an expression of gratitude to those who assist in the research, reviewers of the manuscript, or providers of research funds.
  12. The Bibliography must contain all the (only) libraries used in the manuscript. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically, and all authors' names are written, without numbering.


Within the text, the library should be written as follows:

  • Two authors: Krieg and Hutmacher (1986) or (Sudiono and Julaeha, 2004)
  • Three or more authors: Simanungkalit, et al. (2006) or (Paknejad, et al., 2009). If there are more than three authors, you may use et al. or et al even though the literature is in a foreign language, the important thing is uniformity in the text.


Example of writing a bibliography:

  • Book: the title of the book is capitalized in all initial letters.

Wirawan, B. and S. Wahyuni. 2004. Producing Certified Seeds: Rice, Corn, Soybeans, Peanuts, Mung Beans. cet. II. Self-help spreader, Jakarta.

  • Thesis, Thesis, Dissertation, or Research Report.

Nurhapsah and Sahabuddin. 2011. Profit Sharing System for Pukat Ring Fishermen ( Purse Seini ) in Barru Regency (Case Study of Pukat Ring Fishermen in Siddo Village, Soppeng Riaja District, Barru). The research report is not published. Faculty of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Muhammadiyah University of Parepare, Parepare.

  • Chapter chapters of the book: the chapter titles of the book are written in capital letters in the first letter only.

Jatala, P. and J. Bridge. 1990. Parasitic nematodes in root crops and tubers. In M.Luc, RA Sikora, and J. Bridge (eds). Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture. Gadjah Mada University Press, Yogyakarta. pp. 34-42.

  • Journal article: the title of the article is written in capital letters only on the first letter. Abbreviation of journal names follows the recommendations of the cited journals.

Lillieskov EA, TJ Fahey, TR Horton, and GM Lovett. 2002. Belowground Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Community Change Over A Nitrogen Deposition Gradient Ion Alaska. ECOLOGY. 83(1): 104-115.

  • Libraries accessed from the internet:

Tata, HL 2009. Mycorrhizae: Mutually Beneficial Cooperation Between Plants and Fungi. Retrieved 05 February 2010.


Examples of Tables and Figures:

  • Tables and graphs are equipped with numbers and titles beginning with the appearance of the text.

Figure 1.       Average height (cm) of soybean plants in the interaction treatment of bioethanol and mycorrhizae 43 days after planting.

Table 1. The average number of leaves of soybean plants in various bioethanol and mycorrhizal applications at 14 days after planting.


Mycorrhizae (g.tan -1 )






8.80 a

11.00 de

11.20 gh


10.40 c

9.40 b

10.40 d


9.60 b

11.20 fgh

11.40 h

Note:               The numbers followed by the same letter in the same row or column show no significant difference based on Duncan's multiple-distance test at level = 0.05.