About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Warta Perkaretan is medium for dissemination the latest rubber technology for rubber industry, estate practitioners, and other general users. Warta Perkaretan contains scientific articles in the form of natural rubber research, survey/study in of pre-harvest, post-harvest, and review /scientific review of the development of science and rubber technology, such as:

  • Agronomy
  • Plant Physiology
  • Exploitation
  • Soil Science and Agroclimatology
  • Protection, Pest and Plant Disease
  • Breeding and Plant Genetic
  • Socio and Economy
  • Raw Rubber Processing Technology
  • Rubber Goods Manufacturing Technology
  • Elastomer Rubber Technology
  • Chemical and Additive Rubber

Peer Review Process

The manuscript submitted to Warta Perkaretan will be peer-reviewed by Editorial Board Member and Reviewer which are assigned by Editor in Chief based on the manuscript focus and scope also academic discipline.  The peer-review process is aimed to ensure that only good scientific original research article will be published in Warta Perkaretan. Editor and Reviewer has a right to reject if the manuscript does not fill the journal standard quality and requirement  as defined. While the accepted manuscript will be published online and can be access on the Warta Perkaretan official website as follows: http://ejournal.puslitkaret.co.id/index.php/wartaperkaretan. Language used in this journal is Bahasa Indonesia based on Ejaan Yang Disempurnakan (EYD).

Publication Frequency

Warta Perkaretan (Rubber News, p-ISSN : 0216-6062 ; e-ISSN : 2503-5207) is published 2 issues per volume per year scheduled on June and December, respectively by Pusat Penelitian Karet (Indonesian Rubber Research Institute) – PT. Riset Perkebunan Nusantara (RPN).  Every edition consists of 5 to 7 original research and review articles focusing on all aspects of the natural rubber research and development.

Open Access Policy

Warta Perkaretan (Rubber News) provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supporting 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 License
Warta Perkaretan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Based on a work at http://ejournal.puslitkaret.co.id/index.php/wartaperkaretan.

Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-SA)

Journal History

Warta Perkaretan was originally published by the Sungei Putih Rubber Research Center, Indonesian Plantation Research and Development Association (AP3I) in 1985 with No. ISSN: 0216- 6062.

Afterward, Warta Perkaretan has been renamed as Warta Pusat Penelitian Karet since 1993  which was issued by the Sungei Putih Rubber Research Center according to  the Decree Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) No. 6837 / V.2 / KP / 93 with No. ISSN: 0852-8985.

Along with reorganization of Indonesian  Rubber Research Institute, Warta Pusat Penelitian Karet has renamed to original name in 2004.

Indonesian Rubber Research Institute (Puslit Karet) is one of the Research Institutions under coordination The Indonesian Plantation Research Institute (LRPI) which then was transformed into PT. Riset Perkebunan Nusantara (PT. RPN). The head  office of Indonesian Rubber Research Institute was moved fromTanjung Morawa, North Sumatera to Bogor, West Java since April 2011 by integrating the Bogor Rubber Technology Research Center become part of the Post Rubber Harvest Research Division,

Warta Perkaretan was confirmed as an Accredited Scientific Journal, and the recognition is stated in Scientific Journal Accreditation Certificate No: 566 / Accredited / P2MILIPI /04/2014 in accordance with the Decree of the Head of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) No: 341 /E/ 2014 on April 25, 2014. Warta Perkaretan is a medium for Indonesian Rubber Research Institute to disseminate the latest technology information for the rubber industry to plantation practitioners and general users

This journal contains scientific articles in the form of:

  • Results of research in the field of pre-harvest, post-harvest, and socio-economic industries of the rubber.
  • The results of scientific studies / reviews about the development of science and technology in the rubber field.

The material Warta Perkaretan originally comes from the research activities results  and studies / reviews of researchers.

The journal has been accredited by Indonesia Science Institute (LIPI) based on Certificate of accreditation Number 775/AU1/P2MI-LIPI/08/2017 and Decree Number 1015/E/2017 dated on 20 September 2017. The journal provides open access publication system and it is indexed by Indonesian Scientific Journal Database (ISJD), SINTA 2 Rank, and Google Scholar (h index = 7).