Author Guidelines

The manuscript can be: research results or scientific review articles (review). The manuscript must be original, never been published, and written in standard Indonesian or English. Manuscripts will be first reviewed by editorial boards. The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) file. The manuscript consists of 5000 words (minimum), well-typed in single column, 1.5 spaced, 12 pt of Times New Roman, A4 size paper. The format of the writing of the manuscript is arranged in the following order: Title, authors identity, abstract, introduction, methods, results and discussion, conclusions, acknowledgments, and bibliography.


Title of articles is should describe the main content of the paper, be informative, concise, maximum 14 words.


Must be complete but without any title, accompanied by author and affiliation address. Corresponding author must provide and use an e-mail address unique to themselves and not one that is shared with another author registered or department.


A concise and factual abstract is required. The abstract should not exceed 300 words and is constructed in 1 paragraph written in English, containing background, research objectives, methodology, results, conclusion of the study and your research contributions to science.


Written in English 3-5 words or groups of words, written alphabetically.


The Introduction section should explain:

  • The background and problems to the study.
  • The aims.
  • A summary of the existing literature.
  • The reason why the study was necessary.

The introduction is presented in the form of paragraphs of approximately 1000 words.


The methods section should include:

  • The materials and equipment specifications.
  • The technical information of the study.
  • A clear description of all processes and methodologies employed. Therefore, readers can conduct research based on the techniques presented.
  • The type of statistical analysis used.


The results and discussion should include the findings of the study including, if appropriate, results of statistical analysis which must be included either in the text or as tables and figures. Reduce the use of graphics if this can be explained in the text. Limit the use of picture (photos), present photos that clearly illustrate the results obtained. Figures and tables must be numbered and quoted in the manuscript. This section should discuss the implications of the findings in context of existing research, interpretations of the results obtained and their links to previous reports and highlight limitations of the study.  


This should state clearly the main conclusions and provide an explanation of the importance and relevance of the study to the field. Conclusion is presented in one paragraph without numerical form of expression.


Acknowledgments can be written if needed. Please aknowledge anyone who contributed towards the article who does not meet the criteria for authorship including anyone who provided professional writing services or materials. All sources of funding for the work must be acknowledged, both the research funder and the grant number (if applicable) should be given for each source of funds.


Alphabetically arranged according to the name and year issued. The proportion lists 60% of scientific journals / magazines and as many as 40% of text books. The format for receiving bibliography is as follows: 


Collins, S.J., B.H. Bester, and A.E.J. McGill. 1993.  Influence of psychotropic bacterial growth in raw milk on the sensory acceptance of UHT skim milk. J. Food Protec. 56 (5): 418-425.


Jay, J.M. 2000.  Modern Food Microbiology. Aspen Publ. Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Chapter in Book

Whistler, R.L. dan J.R. Daniel.  1985.  Carbohydrate. Dalam:  Fennema, O.R. (ed.).  Food Chemistryh.  Marcel Dekker Inc., New York. hlm 70 - 125.

Web References

Cruz, R.T.D.  2002.  A second look at jackfruit. mar02_16-31_asecond.asp. [11 Januari 2019].


Hamzah, N. dan Hasbullah.  1997.  Evaluasi Mutu gula semut yang dibuat dengan menggunakan beberapa bahan pengawet alami, h. 175-180.  Dalam.  Prosiding Seminar Nasional Teknologi Pangan, Surabaya.


Putra, IN.K.  2007.  Studi Daya Antimikroba Ekstrak Beberapa Bahan Tumbuhan Pengawet Nira terhadap Mikroba Perusak Nira serta Kandungan Senyawa Aktifnya. [Disertasi tidak dipublikasikan]. Program Doktor Ilmu-Ilmu Pertanian, Fakultas Pertanian, Universitas Brawijaya, Malang.