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Author Guidelines


An acceptable manuscript will meet the following general criteria : it reports a worthwhile contribution to science, sound methodology was used and is explained with sufficient detail so that other capable scientists could repeat the experiments, conclusions are supported by data, manuscripts is concise, well written, and understandable.

Manuscript should given in soft copy and arranged in Plantropica standard format, Title, Authors, Address and Email, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Result and Discussion, Conclusion and Suggestion, Acknowledgment and References. Typed at one side of white paper of A4 size, in single column, double space, 12 point times news roman font and should given line numbers.

Title, consist of not more than 20 words. It should be written clearly and concisely describing the contents of the research.

Manuscript has main author and co authors. Full name author and co-authors, include address and email clearly.

State the objective is specific and clearly, as to what is to be obtained. Give a brief account of the methods. Identify scientific names of plants, other organisms, and chemicals. State results succinctly. State conclusions or recommendations and link this to the significance of the work. Abstract should not more than 250 characters which has no reference and accompanied keywords. Abstract must be integrated and independent which is consist of introduction and purpose, methods, results, conclusion and suggestion.

Presented briefly and clearly information concerning background, aim and purpose of the research.

It should mention time and place of the research in first part. All materials and methods that used such chemical for analysis, treatment and experimental design must be stated clearly and briefly.

Result and discussion be written in same part. They should be presented continuously start from main result until supporting results and equipped with a discussion. Unit of measurement used should follow the prevailing international system.


Conclusion should be explained clearly. Suggestion placed after conclusion contains a recommendation on the research done or an input that can be used directly by consumer.

State the grant source and the person to whom the grant was given. Name the person to help you work.

The author–year notation system is required and completed. All reference that mentioned should be written down in reference and arranged from oldest to newest and from A to Z. Articles have 10 recent references or over. The most of references are primary ones.



Every author should follow and obey every evaluation step. The process stated clearly below

All communications are strongly recommended undertaken through email.


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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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher.
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