Author Guidelines


Agrinula : Jurnal Agroteknologi dan Perkebunan publishes results of basic and applied research from all areas of
Horticulture (fruit growing, vegetable growing, floriculture, medicinal plants),
Agronomy (crop physiology & anatomy, agroecology, agricultural meteorology, crop management practices, crop production, agroecosystems, crop biochemistry, plant growth regulators),
Weed Science (weed biology, weed ecology, allelopathy, weed genetic, herbicide resistance, integrated weed management, weed technology, invasive plant species, biodiversity, weed-crop competition),
Soil Science (soil biology & biochemistry, soil & tillage research, soil protection & remediation, soil survey & mapping land, soil & water conservation, pedology, soil fertility, soil mineralogy, wetland soil, geographical information systems, soil physic),
Plant Protection (entomology, nematology, bacteriology, plant pathology, biological control, integrated pest management, epidemiology, assessment of pest & disease damage),
Plant Breeding (cytology, plant biotechnology, plant genomics, plant genetics, molecular plant breeding, genetic resources),
Seed Technology (seed physiology, seed development, maturation, seed production, germination, dormancy & deterioration),
Plantation Science (cover crop management, plantation crops include: oil palm, coffee, rubber, cocoa, coconut, black pepper, tea, etc).

 The Submission Stage

Authors should indicate the type of manuscript (Original Research or Review Article) when they submit it. The manuscript must be written in Indonesia or English and should have been neither published nor submitted for publication elsewhere (Manuscript Submission Form & Declaration of Originality). Manuscripts should be uploaded as word (doc, docx), in the A4 paper, 12-point, Times New Roman font, 1.15-spaced,  the margins should be 3 cm in all directions (top, down, right, left) and one column text.

For the Original Research paper, the required separate top-level sections are: “Introduction”, “Materials and Methods”, “Results and Discussion”, “Conclusion”, “Acknowledgement (if any)”, and “References”. For the Review Article types, the required separate top-level sections are: “Introduction”, “Review Results”, “Conclusion”, “Acknowledgement (if any)”, and “References”.

All manuscripts should be submitted electronically via the web-based online manuscript submission, tracking, peer-review, and editorial management system in Agrinula : Jurnal Agroteknologi dan Perkebunan, which can be accessed at Go to Login for registered authors and Go to Registration for unregistered authors.

 Start Submission

1. Log-in or click the Register option if you are a first-time user.
2. If you are creating a new account: After clicking on Register, enter your name and e-mail information and click 'Next'. Your e-mail information is very important. Enter your institution and other information as appropriate, and then click and then enter a username and password of your choice.
3. To make an article submission, click on the “New Submission” and the authors chooses Submission Language (English or Indonesian) and checks the Submission Requirements and then writes a message for the editor.
4. The authors can continue by clicking “Save and Continue” and then “Upload Submission File” and click “Save and Continue”. The authors enter metadata include title, abstract, list of the contributors, keywords, references and then click “Save and Continue”.
5. If the author has finished following all the steps, then the authors click “Finish Submission”.

Plagiarism Screening

Agrinula : Jurnal Agroteknologi dan Perkebunan does not allow any form of plagiarism. In accordance with our journal policy, submitted manuscripts are screened with plagiarism software and only be tolerant up to 20%. If manuscript have plagiarism more 20%, the manuscript re-turned to the authors and re-submitted in the journal.

 Article Structure

1. Title and Authors

The title should be short, specific, and informative. A manuscript has the main author and co-authors with a full name of the author and co-authors (no abbreviation), includes an address (es). Each address should be preceded by a numerical superscript corresponding to the same superscript after the name of the author concerned. Give an asterisk (*) in the contact person for correspondence. Names and Addresses of the authors: bold, and single space.

2. Abstract and Keywords

Abstract should be on a separate page and should not exceed 250 words. A concise and factual abstract is required. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, methods, results, and conclusions. The abstract: pt 12, justify, single space, and the keywords are written under the abstract (maximum until five keywords).

 3. Introduction

The Introduction section should explain: the background to the study, the aims, a summary of the existing literature, the reason why the study was necessary, and the novelty must be explained.

4. Materials and Methods

Provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher. Methods that are already published should be summarized, and indicated by a reference. If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks and also cite the source. Any modifications to existing methods should also be described. Writing mathematical equations or formulas is recommended using Microsoft Equation which is available in Microsoft Word.

5. Results and Discussion

It should be combined to avoid repetitions. The significance of the results in relation to other relevant published works should be highlighted in the discussion. Same data should not be presented in table and figure simultaneously. Results should be clear and concise. The authors are requested to pay particular attention to the use of appropriate statistics throughout the text. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

Tables should only be used to clarify important points. Tables must be written in Times New Roman font, 12-point, single-spaced, and should be numbered consecutively as they are referred to in the text. Note in the tables should be written in Times New Roman font, 10-point, and single-spaced.

Figures may be of any file format supported by the Microsoft Word (or its alternative). Include figure caption below each figure. Label individual illustrations, if present within the figure, with a capital letter (“A”, “B”, “C”, …).

6. Conclusion

Conclusions should only answer the objectives of the research. The conclusion should be explained clearly. Withdrawal of conclusions based on new findings, which are stated accurately and deeply. New findings can be in the form of theories, postulates, formulas, rules, methods, models, and prototypes. Conclusions must be supported by sufficient research data. Conclusions should be written in a paragraph.

7. Acknowledgement (if any)

Recognize those who helped in the research, especially funding supporters of your research, and list here those individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proofreading the article, etc.).

8. References

  • The references: single space and using the APA (American Psychological Association) format.
  • In-text citations
    • single author: (Ruzin, 1999) or Ruzin, (1999)
    • two authors: (Taiz & Zeiger, 2002) or Taiz & Zeiger, (2002)
    • three and more authors: (Tampubolon et al., 2019) or Tampubolon et al., (2019)
  • references
    Journal with DOI  ==> Dąbrowska, M. A., Rola, K., Volkova, P., Suda, J., & Zalewska-Gałosz, J. (2015). Genome size and phenotypic variation of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae) species from Eastern Europe and temperate Asia. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae, 84(2), 277–286.
    Journal without DOI ==> Tampubolon, K., Sihombing, F. N., Siburian, E., Sulastri, Y. S., Purba, Z., Samosir, S. T. S., & Karim, S. (2019). Similarity and phylogenetic analysis of herbicide-resistant goosegrass (Eleusine indica) biotypes. Caraka Tani: Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 34(2), 162-169.
    Book ==> Ruzin, S. (1999). Plant microtechnique and microscopy. New York: Oxford University Press.
    Website ==> World Health Organization. (2018, February 20). Antimicrobial resistance.
    Conference ==> Tampubolon, K., Purba, E., Basyuni, M., & Hanafiah, D. S. (2019). Database of Eleusine indica from NCBI. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 305, 012044.
    Dissertation/Thesis/Undergradute Thesis ==> Satayana, I. W. H. (2018). Pengendalian gulma dengan amonium glufosinat pada pertanaman jeruk (Citrus sp.). Skripsi. Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan.