Author Guidlines


All manuscripts must be submitted to Agriva Editorial Office or Online Submission at the OJS portal address: the author registers as Author online. If authors have any problems with the online submission, please contact the Editor in Chief at the following email: or phone number/WA: +6285397640781

Instructions for Authors of Journal AGRIVA

  1. The text submitted by the author is the original scientific paper, has never been published, and is not being submitted for publication in other media/journals.
  2. The text proposed may be the study results (action research/literature), applied conceptual ideas, small-scale studies, theories, review, and criticism.
  3. Scripts should be written either in English or Bahasa and following the manuscript guideline properly.
  4. The manuscript begins with an abstract of 150-200 words written in English and Bahasa.
  5. Abstracts should clearly indicate the background of the problems, objectives, theories and methods, findings or novelty of ideas, and main conclusions.
  6. The author's name is written without academic degrees. If a script is written by a team (more than one person), the editor will communicate only with the main author or the author whose name is listed as correspondence author. 
  7. Scripts are organized into five subheadings in IMRAD following order: (a) Introduction: includes problem identification, literature review, research objectives, as well as the benefits of the research, (b) Materials and method: consists of the way the research is done and a description of the material, equipment, and procedures used in conducting the analysis or research, (c) Results and discussion: describes the results of research or analysis and can be presented in sub-chapters, (d) Conclusion: written in the form of a summary and if necessary,  each paragraph containing conclusions of the research can be given serial numbers. (e) References/Bibliography: arranged alphabetically refers to the APA Style of Citation.
  8. Use the Mendeley application to facilitate the inclusion of references (recommended).
  9. The review script should be written in  English or Bahasa Indonesia as many as 10-15 pages.
  10. Sources of references/citations listed in the script are the primary reference sources in research reports or articles published in the scientific journal/book in the last 10 years.
  11. Article Format has met the Style Guide of Agriculture and sylva (AGRIVA) journal.
  12. The article does not contain the results of plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication of data.
  13. We use an antiplagiarism tool that very efficiently detects matches of the text with the existing publications. A manuscript with these defects will be either returned for immediate corrections or rejected without peer-review if the overlaps are excessive. If more than a month after the deadline for correcting articles with a similarity rate to other articles of more than 25%, we will automatically reject the article.

The format of the manuscript

  1. The was written in accordance with the style of the environment as contained in the provisions and guidelines of the author.
  2. Manuscripts are arranged in order: Title, authorship (author, agency and address, email address) Abstract and Keywords (English), Abstract and keywords (Indonesian), Introduction, Materials and Method, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments (if any), and References, manuscripts according to the writing procedures as in the manuscript template.
  3. The title must be specific, concise, informative, and able to describe the entire contents of the script. The title is set in bold 16-point Arial, with max 15 words justified. The first letter of the title should be capitalised with the rest in lower case
  4. Abstract / Abstract Abstract in Indonesian and English. Contains briefly the research background, research objectives, research methods used and conclusions. The heading Abstract should be typed in bold 9-point Arial. The body of the abstract should be typed in normal 9-point Times new roman in a single paragraph, immediately following the heading. The text should be set to 1 line spacing and written in english and bahasa. The abstract should be centred across the page with capital letters at the beginning of the word. It should not normally exceed 150-200 words.
  5. Introduction contains the background that underlies the research and mentions previous research that has been carried out, the research objectives, framework and brief literature, and the approach used in relation to the problem under study. The text of your paper should be formatted as follows: 10-point Times, Times Roman or Times New Roman, The text should be set to single line spacing, Paragraphs should be justified. The first paragraph after a section or subsection should not be indented; subsequent paragraphs should be indented by 5 mm.
  6. Materials and Methods : Describe in detail and clearly but concisely the location and time of the study, the tools and materials used. The method used is written clearly and systematically, including about statistical or research designs. This allows other researchers who will re-examine with a broader study to do it in a relatively similar way.
  7. Results and Discussion: Results should be clear and concise. Do not present the same data in both table and graphic and image format, it must be numbered and described in text. The discussion is structured by highlighting the results of research that have received broad attention, explaining their meaning, comparing them with other research results to provide direction for further research.
  8. Conclusion: The main conclusions of the research can be presented in a short Conclusion section, which can stand alone or form a subsection of the Results and Discussion section and are not numbered but in the form of paragraphs.
  9. Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments are a list of people who provided assistance during the research (for example, providing language assistance, writing assistance or proof of reading the article, source of grants, etc.) if available
  10. References: References is all publications during the last 10 years in the form of text books, journals and others. References 80% are scientific journals and are not anonymous. References should be cited in the text by first writers in brackets for example (Tisdall and Oades 1982); (Utomo et al 2016); (Vasu et al 2016; Verchot et al 2016). A complete reference should provide enough information to locate the article Any libraries that are used must appear in text. References to printed journal articles should typically contain at  American Psychological Association (APA):
  • The authors, in the form: initials of the first names followed by last name (only the first letter capitalized with full stops after the initials),
  • The year of publication (in brackets).
  • The journal title (in slash),
  • The volume number (bold type),
  • The article number or the page numbers

Here are some examples:

Rachman, L. M., Hazra, F., Baskoro, D. P. T., Riskawati, R., & Putri, S. K. (2021, July). Improvement of suboptimal soil productivity to growth and production of groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.). In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 807, No. 4, p. 042072). IOP Publishing. DOI 10.1088/1755-1315/807/4/042072

Tisdall, J. M., & OADES, J. M. (1982). Organic matter and water‐stable aggregates in soils. Journal of soil science33(2), 141-163.

Vasu, D., Singh, S. K., Ray, S. K., Duraisami, V. P., Tiwary, P., Chandran, P., ... & Anantwar, S. G. (2016). Soil quality index (SQI) as a tool to evaluate crop productivity in semi-arid Deccan plateau, India. Geoderma282, 70-79.

Verchot, L. V., Dutaur, L., Shepherd, K. D., & Albrecht, A. (2011). Organic matter stabilization in soil aggregates: understanding the biogeochemical mechanisms that determine the fate of carbon inputs in soils. Geoderma161(3-4), 182-193.

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. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Open Office, Microsoft Word document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

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

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors can 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 acknowledgment 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) before and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges and earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

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