Open Journal Systems

Author Guidelines

The article is written in English language. Authors should follow the instructions for writing the articles provided. All articles submitted to the editor, will be selected and edited (edited) by the editorial team.


Article Type

Full article. The article presents its authenticity and importance in the field of Biology. The article structure is structured according to IMRAD (Introduction, Methods / Methods, Results / Results, Discussion), thank you if any and Bibliography (see detail format of writing). Maximum 15 page pages or 3000-4500 words (including images and tables).

Article Section


2. Author's full name

3. The author's full address

4. Authors' correspondence: Phone number, Fax and E-mail address

5. Abstract

6. Keywords






12. Picture and title of the image

13. Table and table title


Detailed Description Articles

Title. Title is no more than 16 words

Author data. Full name (not abbreviated and without academic tittles) and author's address (complete with zip code). example: Rizal Maulana Hasby, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung, Jl. AH. Nasution 105, Bandung 40614. For authors correspondence add phone number, fax and E-mail address.

Abstract. Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English for no more than 300 words, do not contain bibliography and contain no numbers, abbreviations, abbreviations for measurement unless necessary. Abstracts start from two or three preliminary sentences relating to research background, continued with a common problems of research. Results contain generally answer the problem in research. Give one or two sentences the main discussion and the main conclusions.

Keywords. A maximum of 6 specific words, which can assist in the preparation of the index, are written below the abstract.

INTRODUCTION. Is a background research and associate with some previous researchs. Provide a description (local name and scientific name) on the organism under study.

MATERIAL AND METHOD. The method part needs to be explained in sufficient detail so that the reviewer can answer some or all of the following questions: (i) is an experimental or exploratory study, (ii) the methods described are sufficiently detailed so the research can be replicated, (iii) if the research uses previous research methods, explain in brief the method. If making many modifications, describe the modified method part, (iv) the name and sample number, specify where you got the sample and if using human material, must be in accordance with standard ethics and get approval from the authorities.

RESULT AND DISCUSSION. Mention the results based on the method used. Do not present the same data in two forms. Not specifying a reference to the results section. The average value must use the standard deviation. All result data must be created in the form of tables or graphs. See the table and chart creation criteria below. The discussion of data is compared with some of the research results that have been reported. At the end of the discussion give conclusions and forward-looking research on a particular topic.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. Mention the grants (the institution, the year of the contract) and the people who provide the assistance. The name of the person who helped in the study was written without a degree.

REFERENCES. The manuscript is written using standard citation applications (Mendeley / Endnote / Zotero), APA (American Psychological Association) style.

 Citing an article written by two authors, both authors should be mentioned, however, for three and more authors only the first author mentioned is followed by et al. Kinasih & Hasby (2015), Cahyanto et al. (2011). A series of references should be presented in ascending order of dates (Retnoningsih et al., 2005; Indriyanti et al., 2007, Rahayuningsih, 2010). Different publications with the same author (s) and year will be presented separately, as follows 2013a, 2013b. Websites, personal discussions, unpublished data must be written and bracketed. Example: .... Personal discussions should write down the name that gives the statement (Takahashi, 2009, personal discussion). Unpublished articles are accepted but must be submitted as article attachments.

Only published publication of the bibliographic list. At least 80% of primary references (journal articles) at least the last 10 years.


PICTURE. Maximum image size is 8.5 cm. Number and title of the image is written with the size of 10 Times New Roman.

STATISTICAL GRAPHS. Give standard deviation for each average score. Authors who use Microsoft Excel program must provide raw data.

PHOTO. The size of the photo can be tailored to the needs. Created professionally with sharp and clear images. Give an arrow to show the main point on the object of observation. When the image / graph / illustration ever published then must be written quoted from (author's name and bibliography).

TABLE. Give standard deviations for each table. Table title should be short. The unusual table descriptions contained in the table are written in the footnotes. If the table has been published then it should be written quoted from (author's name and bibliography). Number and title of the table is written with the size of 10 Times New Roman.


Department of Biology Faculty of Science and TechnologyUIN Sunan Gunung Djati

Jl. AH. Nasution 105 Bandung 40614