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Author Guidelines

(REVISED IN APRIL2018)

The Journal of Tropical Soils (JTS) publishes all aspects in the original research of soil science (soil physics and soil conservation, soil mineralogy, soil chemistry and soil fertility, soil biology and soil biochemistry, soil genesis and classification, land survey and land evaluation, land development and environmental management), and related subjects that use soils from tropical areas. The article must be written in English and should be as concise as possible. The first author of the contributor must be a subscriber of JTS.

English language help service: Upon request, Editor of JTS will direct Authors to an agent who can check and improve the English of their paper (before submission). Please contact the journal via http://journal.unila.ac.id/index.php/tropicalsoil/about/contact or e-mail to j.tnhtrop@gmail.com for further information.

Charges for Publication

Publication charges  are Rp150.000 (15 USD) per printed page that has no photo(s).  Page with black and white photo(s) will be charges for Rp300.000 (30 USD) and color photo Rp500.000 (50 USD) per printed page.  Corresponding author will receive five reprints free of charges and additional request will be charged Rp10.000 (1 USD) per one exemplar of reprint. 

 

 

 

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. Manuscripts should be written in 12 point Times New Roman font and double space in A4 paper with the margin on all four sides are 2 cm throughout, also for abstracts, footnotes and references.
  2. Please provide a “Cover Letter” addressed to Chief Editor of JTS and send it along with the manuscript.
  3. Please fill in the “Statement Letter of the Originality of the Manuscript” provided on JTS website and send it along with the manuscript.
  4. Please follow the the template of the manuscript as provided on the JTS website. Please give more attention when preparing the “References” section. Especially for the Figures, please provide the figures that are editable.
  5. Make sure that your manuscript is written in a good English. We encourage the author(s) to check the English of their manuscript(s) to the “Professional English Translator” or their collegues that are competent in English.
  6. Please save the “Cover Letter”, the “Statement Letter of the Originality of the Manuscript” and the  manuscript in an MS word file and send them online through JTS website at http://journal.unila.ac.id/index.php/tropicalsoil/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions and/or by email (j.tnhtrop@gmail.com).
  7. GUIDELINE FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION

    Author should first register as Author and/or is offered as Reviewer through the following address:

    http://journal.unila.ac.id/index.php/tropicalsoil/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions

 

Copyright Notice

License for Authors

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

License for Regular Users

Other regular users who want to cite, distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon author’s works, even for commercial purposes, should acknowledge the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.