About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan is published by Estate Crop Department (Jurusan Budidaya Tanaman Perkebunan), Politeknik Negeri Lampung.

Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan contains original articles of research, discovery, and ideas of various fields of science, especially in the field related to the estate crop from researchers, lecturers, students, and related parties.

The scope of Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan are: estate crop production, soil-estate crop science, pest or diseases-estate crop science, estate crop agribusiness, estate crop processing, and estate management.

Publication Frequency

Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan is published three times a year (March, July, and November).

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.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Publication Ethics

Duties of Authors

  1. Reporting Standards: 
    Authors of reports of original research 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. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.
  2. Data Access and Retention:
    Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
  3. Originality and Plagiarism: The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
  4. Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication: 
    An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research 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.
  5. Acknowledgement of Sources: 
    Proper acknowledgement 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: 
    All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or another 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.
  8. Fundamental errors in published works: 
    When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the authors obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
  9. 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.

Duties of Editors

  1. Fair Play: 
    An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
  2. Confidentiality: 
    The editor and any editorial staff 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Publication Decisions: 
    The editor board journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors 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 editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
  5. Review of Manuscripts: 
    The editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality. The editor should organise and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors should explain their peer review processes in the information for authors and also indicate which parts of the journal are peer reviewed. The editor should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers that are considered for publication by selecting people with sufficient expertise and avoiding those with conflicts of interest.

Duties of Reviewers

  1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions:
    Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.
  2. Promptness: 
    Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process
  3. Standards of Objectivity: 
    Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  4. Confidentiality: 
    Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorised by the editor.
  5. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: 
    Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
  6. Acknowledgement of Sources: 
    Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

The following is a code of ethics for Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan authors, editors, and reviewers who are adapted from the Publications Ethics Committee (COPE). This ethic maintains the integrity, accountability and scientific principles in the field of research and publications which must be adhered to.

Screening for Plagiarism

The manuscript that submitted into this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Plagiarism Checker X by the Editor. If there are articles found plagiarized later with the similarity number exceeds 20%, the right action will be taken.  The Editor Team has the right to provide suggestions for improvement and direction if you find an author journal that has a level of plagiarism above 20%. We will review articles that are suspected/claimed not to be in accordance with the publication ethics and that article may be withdrawn.

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board. Then, the article will be sent to the peer reviewer and will go to the next selection by Double Blind Review Process. The research article submitted to this journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) reviewers. After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. These processes take a month for a maximum time. In the each manuscript, peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Peer reviewer that collaboration with Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan is the experts in agricultural science. They were experienced in the prestigious journal management and publication that was spread around the national and abroad.

Journal History

Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan with registered number ISSN 2337-9944 (print) is a periodical journal conducted by Estate Crop Department, Politeknik Negeri Lampung. It established since 2013.

Since 2017, Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan has been published online with an ISSN (electronic) number of 2548-9259.

This journal has been indexed by Google Scholar in 2016, by Crossref in 2017, and by Science and Technology Index (Sinta) as a Sinta 4 in 2017.

In accordance with the development, Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan has been accredited by National Journal Accreditation (ARJUNA) Managed by Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education, Republic Indonesia with Third Grade (Sinta 3) since year 2019, according to the decree Number: 10/E/KPT/2019. On October 23, 2020 Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan was indexed in DOAJ.

Due to the technical error and security risk, we decided to migrate the journal website to the newer version of OJS (OJS 2.x.x to OJS 3.x.x) and deleted the old website.  The website display Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan also gradually improved to get responsive display.

Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the publication of scientific journal with the Indonesian Society of Agronomy (PERAGI) on April 20, 2021.

From 2023, the time of publication of Jurnal Agro Industri Perkebunan will be three times a year on March, July, and November.  It published 18 articles each year that consist of 6 articles each edition.