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

Author Guidelines


Manuscripts can be written in Indonesian or English. We cannot accept manuscripts that have been published. The editorial board will review each manuscript submitted to the Jurnal HPT.



  • Manuscripts are typed in Times New Roman 12 pt font, with a space of 1. The margins on all sides are 3 cm each.
  • Page numbers are placed at the bottom right.
  • Figures and tables must be precise. The image title is below the image, while the table title is above the table.
  • Text and numbers in figures and tables use Times New Roman 12 pt font.
  • Manuscripts presented at a scientific meeting but have never been published as a proceeding must have a footnote describing the scientific meeting.



Title. The title is short and clear (maximum 14 words), typed in capital letters with exceptions according to the language rules. Latin names and other foreign terms are typed in italics. The title is written in Times New Roman 12 pt font, bold.

Writer's name. The author's name is written in the full name, and the corresponding author is marked (*) after the author's name. This section is written in Times New Roman 11 pt font.

Author address. The addresses of all authors are written in full up to the postal code. Example: Antok Wahyu Sektiono, Department of Pests and Plant Diseases, Universitas Brawijaya, Jln. Veteran, Malang 65145. This section is written in Times New Roman 10 pt.

Corresponding Author. It is filled with the e-mail address of the corresponding author. This section is written in Times New Roman 10 pt font.

Abstract. Written in English and Indonesian. The abstract should not be longer than 250 words. It should be written in one paragraph and include a summary of the research's background and goals, method, results or impact (review), and conclusions. Both abstracts are written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Keywords. Keywords consist of 3-5 words or groups of words. Latin names or other foreign terms are typed in italics. Both keywords are written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Introduction. It contains problems raised by the author and research objectives and is supported by references from previous research. This section is written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Research methods. It contains sufficient procedural details so that this research can be repeated or used as a reference by other researchers. In this section, images and tables can be added to clarify the research method. Write the specifications and sources of materials used. The tools' specifications are clearly written, for example, GC Varian 1400 with HP 3390 A integrator, while simple tools such as glass flasks do not need to be written. The methods used, including how to use the tools, are written in detail if they have never been published. The method that has been published is enough to explain the principle along with the literature. The modified method is described with the modification along with the reference source. This section is written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Results and Discussion. The important results presented in the results section discuss the problem formulation, objectives, and research hypotheses. Similarities, differences, and uniqueness of the research results obtained are compared with the latest information in related fields. The implications for related fields are presented at the end of the discussion. In this section, figures and tables can be added to clarify the results and discussion. The same data cannot be presented in the form of tables and figures (graphics) simultaneously, and one must be selected. This section is written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Conclusion. Drawing conclusions based on the results obtained, considering the formulation of the problem and research objectives. This section is written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Acknowledgments. Acknowledgments are conveyed to the funders and parties who have contributed to the research until the writing is produced. This section is written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Bibliography. The bibliography consists of a minimum of 20 references, 80% primary references from scientific journals and ten years recent. The bibliography is arranged in alphabetical order by the first author's last name. The name of the first author and the next author shall be preceded by the surname/last name, followed by the abbreviation of the first name and middle name. The bibliography uses the APA format, and it is recommended to use the reference tool manager, i.e., Mendeley. This section is written in Times New Roman 12 pt font.


Example of Bibliography Writing



[Author name. (Year). Title. The place: Publisher. ]


Perfecto, I., Vandermeer, J.H., &  Wright., A.L.  (2009). Nature's matrix: Linking agriculture, conservation and food sovereignty. London: Earth scan. 


Scientific Periodic Articles/Journals

[Author name. (Year). Title. Journal Name, Vol.(No.), p. DOI]


Syahputra, E., & Prijono, D. (2008). Formulation of Calophyllum soulattri bark extract and residual activity against Crocidolomia pavonana larvae. Indonesian Journal of Entomology, 5(2), 61-70.


Chapters in Books

[Author name. (Year). Inner chapter title. In/In, book title (p/pp). Place of publication: Publisher.]


Koh, L.P., & Gardner, T.A.  (2010). Conservation in human-modified landscapes. In N.S. Sodhi, & P.R. Ehrlich (Eds.), Conservation biology for all (236-261 pp.). London: Oxford University Press.  


Articles in Proceedings

[Author name. (Year). Article title. In Title of Proceedings (p/pp). The place: Publisher.]


Hodgson, E.W., & Van Nostrand, G.  (2011). Update on the soybean aphid efficacy program. In B.A. Pringnitz  (Ed.), The 23rd Annual Integrated Crop Management Conference (Iowa, November 30 - December 1, 2011) (59-62 pp). Lowa: Lowa State University. 



[Author name. (Year). Title of thesis/dissertation. [Thesis/Dissertation, Publisher Name].


Hosang, M.L.A. (2004). Interactions between natural enemies, herbivores and cacao in Palolo Valley, Central Sulawesi. [Tesis, Bogor Agricultural University].


Article from Internet

[Author name. (Year). Title of article. Web address.]


Chaney, W.E., Toscano, N.C., & Natwick, E.T. (2003). UC IPM pest management guidelines: cole crops diamond backmoth. (accessed 19 March 2004).

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