About the Journal
Aim and Scope
Jurnal Produksi Tanaman aims to share research result made by researchers, practitioners and college student after completing the final project in the form of skripsi.
The scope of the journal includes aspects directed towards the management of agronomy covering plant physiology, horticulture, plant breeding and environmental resources.
Jurnal Produksi Tanaman (e-ISSN 2527-8452/ p-ISSN 2338-3976) published by Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture University of Brawijaya. All articles published will be freely available to all readers.
Peer Review Process
All manuscripts are reviewed by an editor and members of the editorial board or qualified international reviewers. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible, and the journal strives to return reviewers comments to authors within four weeks. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Jurnal Produksi Tanaman is published in every month, there are twelve times in a year with different volume in each month.
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.
(based on Elsevier recommendation and COPE Best Practices Guidelines)
Jurnal Produksi Tanaman publishes peer-reviewed articles. The journal upholds the best standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures againts publication malpractices. It is important to agree upon standards of proper ethical behaviour fo all parties involved in the act of publishing: the authors, the editors, the reviewers, the publisher and the society.
Duties of Authors
Authors of manuscripts should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. The manuscript should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable. Review and professional publication articles should also be accurate and objective and editorial opinion work should be clearly identified as such.
Data Access and Retention
Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial and should be prepared to provide public access to such data, if practicable, and should in any event be to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
Originality and Plagiarism
Authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Plagiarism takes many forms, from passing off anotherâ€™s paper as the authorâ€™s own paper, to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of anotherâ€™s paper (without attribution), to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
Authors should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable. In general, authors should not submit for consideration in another journal a previously published paper. Publication of some kinds of articles (e.g. translation) in more than one journal is sometimes justifiable, provided certain conditions are met. The authors and editors of the journals concerned must agree to the secondary publication, which must reflect the same data and interpretation of the primary document. The primary reference must be cited in the secondary publication.
Acknowledgement of Source
Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties, must not be used or reported without explicit, written permission from the source. Information obtained in the course of confidential services, such as refereeing manuscripts or grant applications, must not be used without the explicit written permission of the author of the work involved in these services.
Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects
If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript. If the work involves the use of animal or human subjects, the author should ensure that the manuscript contains a statement that all procedures were performed in compliance with relevant laws and institutional guidelines and that the appropriate institutional committees have approved them. Authors should include a statement in the manuscript that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with human subjects. The privacy rights of human subjects must always be observed.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed. Examples of potential conflicts of interest which should be disclosed include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding. Potential conflicts of interest should be disclosed at the earliest stage possible.
Fundamental errors in published works
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the authorâ€™s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.
Duties of Editors
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authorsview.authors/rights?tab=3#Duties of Authors
The editors of the Jurnal Produksi Tanaman responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published, often working in conjunction with the relevant society. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal's Editorial Board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
The editor the Jurnal Produksi Tanaman should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
The editor and any editorial staff of the Jurnal Produksi Tanaman must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. The editors of the Jurnal Produksi Tanaman should recue themselves (i.e. should ask a coeditor, associate editor or other member of the Editorial Board instead to review and consider) from considering manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or (possibly) institutions connected to the papers. The editors should require all contributors to disclose relevant competing interests and publish corrections if competing interests are revealed after publication. If needed, other appropriate action should be taken, such as the publication of a retraction or expression of concern.
Journal Self Citation
The editor of the Jurnal Produksi Tanaman should never conduct any practice that obliges authors to cite his or her journal either as an implied or explicit condition of acceptance for publication. Any recommendation regarding articles to be cited in a paper should be made on the basis of direct relevance to the authorâ€™s article, with the objective of improving the final published research. The editors should direct authors to relevant literature as part of the peer review process, however this should never extend to blanket instructions to cite individual journals.
Involvement and cooperation in investigations
The editor of the Jurnal Produksi Tanaman should take reasonably responsive measures when ethical complaints have been presented concerning a submitted manuscript or published paper, in conjunction with the publisher (or society). Such measures will generally include contacting the author of the manuscript or paper and giving due consideration of the respective complaint or claims made, but may also include further communications to the relevant institutions and research bodies, and if the complaint is upheld, the publication of a correction, retraction, expression of concern, or other note, as may be relevant. Every reported act of unethical publishing behavior must be looked into, even if it is discovered years after publication.
Duties of Peer Reviewers
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authorsview.authors/rights?tab=3#Duties of Authors
Contribution to editorial decisions
Peer review assists the editor of the Jurnal Produksi Tanaman in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper. Peer review is an essential component of formal scholarly communication, and lies at the heart of the scientific method. Jurnal Produksi Tanaman shares the view of many that all scholars who wish to contribute to publications have an obligation to do a fair share of reviewing.