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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.
  • Manuscript (format MS Word .doc or .docx)
  • Cover Letter
  • Ethic Statement Form

Author Guidelines

Warta Perkaretan a medium to disseminate information and the latest technology about rubber industrial to estate practitioners and users of information in general. Warta Perkaretan contains scientific articles in the form of research, survey /research in the field of pre-harvest, post-harvest, and review /scientific review of the development of science and technology in the rubber science, 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

Articles submitted to the journal should be written in good and right the Indonesian language. The article had not been published or submitted in another journal.

1. Guidelines For General Writing

The manuscript must be submitted to the editor of Warta Perkaretan by online through the portal address:

Beside the article manuscript, authors should upload many documents (additional documents), including:

  • Form privacy statement form has been signed (scanned document after it is signed) (form can be download here)
  • Introduction, outlining the content of articles

Manuscripts could be received by Warta Perkaretan are the result of research and the results of the study/review.

2. Template

Template for original research article (download here), for review article (download here)

3. Review Manuscripts

Each manuscript submitted articles will be reviewby the editorial members and reveiwer independently. The decision for publication, improvedand rejection based on recommendations from the results of his review. If the results of reviews are not suitable for publication in this journal, a decision statement will be sent to the author for 3 months from the date of submisssion.

4. Manuscript Revision

The manuscript had been reviewed by the Editorial Board and Reviewer will be sent back to the author. Authors should be send it back to the editor by online of portal to

5. Editorial Address of Warta Perkaretan

Warta Perkaretan, Indonesian Rubber Research Institute, Jl. Salak No. 1 Bogor 16151. Email: Contact person Dr. Radite Tistama (Editor in Chief).

6. Manuscript Submission Instruction

To submit the manuscript by online submission, Author must register as Author and/or offered as Reader.

Author should prepare the manuscript based on the journal template. Furthermore, Author should include the supplementary documents. During the online registration, Author should fill the textbox as detail as possible especially on the star marked textbox. To proceed the online registration, check list the “Register as box” in Author and/or offered as Reader continued with clicks on “Register” button. Further action is click on “New Submission” buttons and please follow these five guidelines to complete the manuscript online submission:

  1. Stage 1 : starting the submission. Check list the three check list boxes in these section. Authors are allowed to type or copy-paste the cover letter in the “Comments for the Editor” box. Then, click “save and continue” to step forward.
  2. Stage 2 : uploading the submission. The manuscript to be published in Warta Perkaretan should be uploaded in this section by press the “Browse” buttons. Select the file item in the MS Word format, then click “Upload” button. Wait until the file is perfectly uploaded. Then, click “save and continue” to go to the 3rd stage.
  3. Stage 3 : entering submission’s metadata. Author should enter the detail of manuscript metadata by copy-paste the title, abstract including keywords, all Author names and affiliation from MS Word format to the textbox.  
  4. Stage 4 : uploading supplementary files. Supplementary documents should be uploaded together with manuscript consist of cover letter and ethic statement form.  The supplementary documents should be originally signed and upload in the scanned pdf format.
  5. Stage 5 : confirming the submission. This is the last stage of online submission. Authors should conduct final check to the uploaded manuscript to ensure the right article. To finish the online submission of manuscript to the Warta Perkaretan, please click the “Finish Submission” button. The Corresponding Author will receive an confirmation and acknowledgement by Email. Authors are able to trace the status of the manuscript by login into the journal official website.

Authors must be register first as a writer through the portal

7. User rights

All articles are published open access in Warta Perkaretan are free for Reader and User to read and download anytime and anywhere. The license options currently being arranged for Warta Perkaretan as follows : Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA)

8. Manuscript Preparation Guidance

The papers published in Warta Perkaretan must be through a review process and decided accepted by the editor. The layout of papers will be done by Layout Editor of Warta Perkaretan. The last layout called "Proof Reading" should be corrected by The Author. That corrected papers will be published on the number "Article In Press".

Article is written in Indonesian language, not exceed of 15 pages on A4 size paper (21 cm x 29.7 cm), theme font is Calisto MT 11 and the line spacing 1 line. Article should be arranged clearly and read easily.

8.1. Titles

Title is the most important factor to attract the reader attention. Title must be accurate, unambiguous, clear, and complete (but recommended not more than 15 words). Title should characterize the article in general. Avoid using abbreviation in title. Title is written in both of Bahasa Indonesia and English.

8.2. Author's Name and Agencies

The author's name are written with complete without a title. All authors should be given of institutions name agency. Name of the institution consists of: the name of the unit / department, the faculty, the name of the university / institution, address, country.  Correspondence author must provide a personal email address.

8.3. Abstract and keywords

The abstract is written in one paragraph (not exceed 250 words), describing the contain of the background of the problem, objectives, subject matter discussed and conclusions. The abstract in English should be in italics. Keywords contain maximal 5 words which separated by semi-colon (;) marks. Keywords are arranged in alphabetical order and must facilitate indexing and searching of the article in search engine.

8.4. Introduction

Introduction must create a good impression, engaging, concise, and well structured since it will influence the reviewer decision. Introduction should contain of background, problems, relevant related work, state of the art, and novelty of the research. At the end of introduction section, author should state a very specific and brief aims. Author is suggested to avoid extraordinary long sentences with multiple ideas separated by comas or semicolons and also too many citations.

8.5. Using of scientific names and foreign languages

The scientific name / latin for called the first time written in full, including the inventor. If using a name or a local term for the first time must be accompanied by its Latin name. The Latin name using italics.

Every word or sentence using foreign language in tables, charts, figure, scheme, maps and photos, as well as in other parts of the text, should be in italics.

8.6. Table

The title of a table, figure or picture should give information as detail as possible. The title of figure or picture is written below its object while title for table is written above either in Bahasa Indonesia and English. Titles are consecutively numbered according to description in result and discussion section. Author must pay attention on the clarity of the picture or figure. Figure or picture which is attached to the manuscript is in .jpg, .jpeg, or .png formats with minimum resolution 300 dpi.

8.7. Mathematical equations

Mathematical equations should be writen by using MS Equation Editor (do not use figure format). Mathematical equation number is placed on the right.

8.8. System unit

The units are referred to International System (SI) Units.

8.9. Conclusion

The conclusions can answer of the objective of research. The content of conclusion is not the same with the abstract and the conclusions are made in the form of a narrative (not points). At the conclusion, it can also be inserted implications and suggestions clauses.

8.10. Acknowledgement

High appreciation must be stated mainly for funding or financial supporter of your research, individual who have assisted the experiment, also advisor and may other people or institutions.

8.11. Reference

References of original research and review articles at least 10 and 15 paper, respectively.  Please avoid excessively self-citation. The guideline for citation and reference refer to Template for original research article (download here), for review article (download here).

The writing format of Warta Perkaretan references according to the American Psychlogical Association (APA) 6th edition style.

Privacy Statement

All names and email addresses are listed in Warta Perkaretan official website only will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of Warta Perkaretan and will be unavailable for any other purpose or party.