Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The issued journal by Agrotechnology Department, Faculty of Science and Technology UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung for December 2014 edition had changed the name and formation of the journal. The name changed from Jurnal Agrotropika into Jurnal Agro. The journal formation was a print format before and now it becomes online format. The changing refers to PDII LIPI policy announced in Workshop Jurnal Menuju Akreditasi Nasional on November 5, 2014. The formation changing of online format affects the manuscripts writing guidance, that the authors are allowed to write the manuscripts as the tamplate that has been provided. 

Beside of those changes, the commitment to publish the journal periodically twice a year on July and December will remain held. Absolutely, by the help of colleagues who send us the manuscripts, and it makes us excited to manage the journal as well, particularly the number of manuscripts are more derived from outside our institution (over 80 percent).

The varies topic coloring this issue. The common thread can be concluded that the result of these research support agriculture system with low input that exploring and utilizing the agroecosystem's component such as organic compound and soil microbiology. Hopefully, this established manuscripts give the contribution to develop sustainable agriculture system in increasing human being prosperity and environmental preservation.


Section Policies

Original Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Jurnal Agro is an electronic international journal established by Agrotechnology Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung. The articles submitted to this journal will pass the review process, and the accepted articles will available online in this journal. The manuscripts are allowed both in English and Bahasa.

  1. Each manuscripts will be reviewed by reviewer.
  2. The review process uses double Blind Review, means that reviewer will not know the author identity, and the author will not know the reviewer identity.
  3. On reviewing process, reviewer gives considerations related to suitability between titles, abstracts, discussion (results) and conclusion. Further, the reviewer also gives consideration related to novelty, scientific impact, and references used.


Publication Frequency

Publication Information:

Jurnal Agro (ISSN 2407-7933)

Short journal title: J. Agro

For December 2014, Volume 1 Issues 1-6


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.

This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative


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Plagiarism Check

Each published articles will pass the screening plagiarism process using Grammarly software


Copy Editing and Proofreading

Each accepted articles corresponds to Grammarly software


References Management

Each submitted articles advised to use Mendeley references management software

Creative Commons Licence

Jurnal Agro (J. Agro: ISSN 2407-7993) by http://journal.uinsgd.ac.id/index.php/ja/index is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


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