Preparation of Manuscript

Poster presentations will be excepted to stand by their poster for a poster presentation during one of several poster sessions scheduled throughout the conference. Poster size should be 59x84 cm (width x height), readable from 2 m. poster should be written in English and include title, author(s) and affiliation(s), short introduction, objectives, methodology, results and conclusion, acknowledgments, and references.

Manuscript preparation Manuscript is typed in English on A4 (210x297 mm2) paper size, in a single column, single space, 10.5-point (10.5 pt) Times New Roman font. The margin text is 2 cm from the top and bottom, and 1.7 cm from the left and right. Smaller lettering size can be applied in presenting table and figure (8 pt). Word processing program or additional software can be used, however, it must be PC compatible and Microsoft Word based (.doc or .rtf).

The manuscript is written on a template that has been provided on

Please be sure to check for spelling and grammar before submitting your manuscript. The manuscript structure follows the format of the Authors Guidelines, including sub-headings. The references format is in conformity with the Authors Guidelines. All the literature quoted in the text has been mentioned in the references, and vice versa. Colored figures can only be accepted if the information in the manuscript can lose without those images; chart is preferred to use black and white images.

Title of the article should be written in compact, clear, and informative sentence, preferably not more than 20 words. Name of author(s) should be completely written.

Name and institution address should also be completely written with street name and number (location), postal code, telephone number, facsimile number, and email address. Manuscript written by a group, author for correspondence along with address is required. First page of the manuscript is used for writing above information.

Abstract should not be more than 300 words.

Keywords is about five words, covering scientific and local name (if any), research theme, and special methods which used; and sorted from A to Z. All-important

abbreviations must be defined at their first mention.

Running title is about five words.

Introduction is about 400-600 words, covering the background and aims of the research.

Materials and Methods should emphasize on the procedures and data analysis.

Results and Discussion should be written as a series of connecting sentences, however, for manuscript with long discussion should be divided into subtitles. Thorough discussion represents the causal effect mainly explains for why and how the results of the research were taken place, and do not only re-express the mentioned results in the form of sentences.

Concluding sentence should be given at the end of the discussion.

Acknowledgments are expressed in a brief; all sources of institutional, private and corporate financial support for the work must be fully acknowledged, and any potential conflicts of interest are noted.

Appendix (if any) should be included in Results and Discussion.


Author-year citations are required. In the text give the authors name followed by the year of publication and arrange from oldest to newest and from A to Z. In citing an article written by two authors, both of them should be mentioned, however, for three and more authors only the first author is mentioned followed by et al., for example: Saharjo and Nurhayati (2006) or (Boonkerd 2003a, b, c; Sugiyarto 2004; El-Bana and Nijs 2005; Balagadde et al. 2008; Webb et al. 2008). Extent citation as shown with word "cit" should be avoided. Reference to unpublished data and personal communication should not appear in the list but should be cited in the text only (e.g., Rifai MA 2007, pers. com. (personal communication); Setyawan AD 2007, unpublished data). In the reference list, the references should be listed in an alphabetical order (better, if only 20 for research papers). Names of journals should be abbreviated.  Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal's name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations ( Avoid wherever possible references from blog, magazines, newspaper, news online, and free encyclopedia (e.g. Wikipedia). The following examples are for guidance.


Saharjo BH, Nurhayati AD. 2006. Domination and composition structure change at hemic peat natural regeneration following burning; a case study in Pelalawan, Riau Province. Biodiversitas 7: 154-158.

Article DOI:

Slifka MK, Whitton JL. 2000. Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J Mol Med. DOI: 10.1007/s001090000086


Rai MK, Carpinella C. 2006. Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Chapter in book:

Webb CO, Cannon CH, Davies SJ. 2008. Ecological organization, biogeography, and the phylogenetic structure of rainforest tree communities. In: Carson W, Schnitzer S (eds). Tropical Forest Community Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell, New York.


Assaeed AM. 2007. Seed production and dispersal of Rhazya stricta. The 50th Annual Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science, Swansea, UK, 23-27 July 2007.


Alikodra HS. 2000. Biodiversity for development of local autonomous government. In: Setyawan AD, Sutarno (eds). Toward Mount Lawu National Park; Proceeding of National Seminary and Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation to Protect and Save Germplasm in Java Island. Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, 17-20 July 2000.

Thesis, Dissertation:

Sugiyarto. 2004. Soil Macro-invertebrates Diversity and Inter-cropping Plants Productivity in Agroforestry System based on Sengon. [Dissertation]. Brawijaya University, Malang.

Information from internet:

Balagadde FK, Song H, Ozaki J, Collins CH, Barnet M, Arnold FH, Quake SR, You L. 2008. A synthetic Escherichia coli predator-prey ecosystem. Mol Syst Biol 4:  187. [21 April 2015]

Uncorrected Proofs

Proof reading will be sent to the author (corresponding author (s)) in .doc or .docx formatted files for typographical error checking and correction. To prevent publishing inhibitions, proofs must be returned within 7 days.