Author Guideline

Guiding Principles

An acceptable manuscript will meet the following general criteria: he reports useful contributions to science, a good methodology is used and explained in sufficient detail so that other capable scientists can repeat the experiment. Conclusions are supported by data, concise texts, well written, and understandable.

Manuscript format

The manuscript must be uploaded to the Wiga arranged in a standard format, Title, Author, Address and Email, Abstract in English and Indonesian, Keywords, Introduction, Library Materials, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Recognition and Reference. Typed on one side of A4 white paper, in two columns, 1 space, 12 Times New Roman fonts and must be numbered in a row. Margins on sides are T : 2, L : 3, B : 2, R : 2 cm. Click in here

Title Manuscript

The title of this paper must be concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations and formulas if possible. It must be written clearly and concisely describe the contents of the study.


The manuscript has the main author and co-author with the full name of the author and co-author (no abbreviations), including the address and e-mail address clearly.


The abstract comes after the title page in the text. Abstract must be integrated and independent consisting of introduction and objectives, methods, results, conclusions and suggestions. But the abstract must be written as a single paragraph without this header. For this reason, references must be avoided. Also, nonstandard or unusual abbreviations should be avoided, but if necessary, abbreviations must be defined in their first mention in the abstract itself. Abstracts must be written using 150 to 200 words that have no references and are accompanied by keywords.


Keywords must avoid general and plural terms and some concepts. Don't use words or terms in the title as keywords. This keyword will be used for indexing purposes. Keywords cannot be more than 5 words or phrases in alphabetical order.


State the purpose of the work and provide adequate background, avoid detailed literature surveys or summary results. Explain how you solved the problem and explain the purpose of your study. When you write an introduction, think of readers who are not experts in this field. The introduction must be written using 750 to 1000 words.


It must specify the time and place of research in the first part. All materials and methods that use these chemicals for analysis, treatment and experimental design must be stated clearly and concisely. State the purpose of the work and provide adequate background, avoid detailed literature surveys or summary results. The Theory section must expand, not repeat, the background of the article that has been discussed in the Introduction and lay the foundation for further work. the Calculation section is a practical development from a theoretical basis. Materials and methods must be written using 400 to 600 words.

Results and discussion

The results and discussion must be written in the same section. They must be presented continuously from the main results to supporting results and supplemented by discussion. The measurement unit used must follow the applicable international system. All images and tables are placed separately at the end of the manuscript page and must be active and can be edited by the editor.


The conclusion must be clearly explained. Suggestions placed after conclusions contain recommendations about research conducted or inputs that can be used directly by consumers. Conclusions and suggestions must be written using 40 to 80 words.


Mention the source of the grant and the person given the grant. Give the name of the person to help you work.


The author's year notation system is needed and equipped. All references mentioned must be written in references using the style of the American Psychological Association (APA) and arranged from A to Z. Articles have the latest 10 or more references and 80% are journals. Most references are primary (last ten years). Unpublished data and personal communication should not be referred to as literature citations. "In Press" articles that have been received for publication can be quoted in reference. Included in the journal excerpt where the "in press" article will appear and the date of publication, if there is a date.


Reference to a Journal Publication:

Abdallah, E. H., Musa, Y., Mustafa, M., Sjahril, R., & Riadi, M. (2013). Comparison between hydro- and osmo-priming to determine period needed for priming indicator and its effect on germination percentage of aerobic rice cultivars (Oryza sativa L.). AGRIVITA Journal of Agricultural Science, 38(3), 222-230.

Reference to a Book:

Bolda, M. L., Tourte, L., Klonskyk, K. M., & de Moura, R. L. (2005). Sample cost to produce fresh market rasberries. Berkeley, US: University of California Cooperative extension.

Reference to a Chapter in an Edited Book:

Tuong, T. P., & Bouman, B. A. M. (2003). Rice production in water-scarce environments. In W. Kijne, R. Barker, & D. Molden (Eds.), Water productivity in agriculture: Limits and opportunities for improvement (pp. 53–67). Manila, PH: CAB International.

Reference in Proceeding:

Hapsari, L. & Masrum, A. (2011). Diversity and characteristics of banana (Musa acuminata) diploid AA cultivars group collection of Purwodadi botanic garden. In D. Widyatmoko, D. M. Puspitaningtyas, R. Hendrian, Irawati, I. A. Fijridiyanto, J. R. Witono, R. Rosniati, S. R. Ariati, S. Rahayu, & T. Ng Praptosuwiryo (Eds.), Conservation of tropical plants: Current condition and future challenge. Paper presented at Proceedings of Seminar Cibodas Botanic Garden 159th Anniversary, Cibodas (pp. 225-229). Cibodas, ID: Indonesian Institute of Sciences