Author Guidelines

Get the JPT template for manuscript here:  English and Indonesia

Please prepare your manuscript before submitting it to JPT. Use the following guidelines below:

Language in the manuscript

We currently accept manuscripts in the Indonesian language but we are also very welcome the manuscripts in English.


Manuscripts files should be provided in Microsoft Word format. We do not accept other formats, such as LaTex or PDF files. Editable files are required for processing in production.


Articles should be between 10-15 pages, including references. A maximum of 4 pages of lengthy appendices is allowed.


A title of 20 (twenty) words maximum should be provided.

Author details and authorship

All contributing authors’ names should be added, including their correct email. The names are arranged in the correct order for publication. An email address signed and provided for the corresponding author. The full name of each author must be present in the exact format they should appear for publication. The affiliation of each author must be written entirely.

The criteria of authorship as follows; Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published; Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriate, investigated and resolved.


Authors must supply a structured abstract in their submission, including purpose, design/methods/approach, findings/results, and conclusion. A maximum of 250 words in total, excluding keywords. It has to be available in English and Indonesian languages. Please avoid the use of abbreviations and do not cite references in the abstract.


Authors should provide appropriate and short keywords that encapsulate the principal topics of the paper. The maximum number of keywords is 5 (five) words and arranged alphabetically.

Manuscript organization

The body of the manuscript should be organized (at least) into the IMRaD structure as follows;


It provides adequate background or context (problem and its significance) of the study. The subject should not be written extensively. It is expected that the rationale or purpose of the study (gap analysis), the objective in general and specific, and hypothesis (if any) should be expressed clearly. Present a clear "state of the art" of the subject, which discussed literature and theoretical concepts behind it. A concise general background may be included in the article.


It provides sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher. Methods must be shown clearly and in detail. If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks, and also cite the source. Any modifications to existing methods should also be described. Indicate the participants observed, including demographic data, number of respondents, the rationale of respondents selection, etc. Describe the experiment's design, such as the experiment procedures, surveys, interviews, observation characteristics, etc. Write the complete research procedure. Be sure that the article's explanations will allow other researchers to reproduce the work or do future work out of it.


The author must write results in a logical sequence. Results with important findings should be present first. Results and discussion are written separately and presented sequentially, from the main to supporting data. Each showed result must be mentioned in the methodology. When presenting results in a table or figure, do not repeat all those contents in the text. Present only the summary of the text. Describe only new and important aspects of the study. Do not repeat all information from the results section or any section above—present limitation of the study. Write the issues that are new or unsolved for future research. This section consists of the information on what/how the presented data were produced, and no raw data should be present in the article. The produced data are presented in tables or figures with an explanation of what is the result/findings from work.  The title of the image is written below the picture.


The author needs to address connections between findings and basic concepts or hypotheses made earlier. Authors should also express whether any arguments were needed relating to other works from other researchers. Write implications made by the work related to theoretical or applications.


The conclusion should be linked to the title and objectives of the study. Do not make statements not adequately supported by your findings. Write the improvements made to the industrial engineering field or science in general. Do not make further discussions, repeat the abstract, nor only list the results of research results. Do not use bulleted points; use paragraphed sentences instead.


The author must declare all external research funding sources in their article, and a statement to this effect should appear in the Acknowledgements section. Those who contribute but do not meet all authorship criteria should not be listed as authors, but they should be acknowledged at the end of the text. Only the names of the persons but not their role should be written under the acknowledgment section. 

Figures and tables

All Figures (charts, diagrams, line drawings, web pages/screenshots, and photographic images) should be submitted directly in the manuscript's main body. All Figures should be of high quality, legible, and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Graphics may be supplied in color to facilitate their appearance on the online database.

Tables should be typed and included in the main body of the article. The tables' position should be inserted in the text as close to the point of reference as possible. Ensure that any superscripts or asterisks are shown next to the relevant items and have corresponding explanations displayed as footnotes to the table, figure, or plate.


Each literature that refers to and finds in the article (author, year) must be written in the references. Inciting an article written by two authors, the two family names must be mentioned, for example, Habazar and Yanti (2017) or (Habazar and Yanti, 2017). If an article written by three or more authors, only the first author's family name is mentioned, followed by et al. Writing et al. plus comma if followed directly by the year of publication. If the year is in parentheses, then et al. not followed by a comma. Writing words et al. not in italic style, for example, Lina et al. (2012) or (Lina et al., 2012).

Quotations that are indicated by the word "cit" or originating from an uncertain source (anonymous) must be avoided. The references for data that have not been published yet and personal communication are not displayed in the references. Still, they must be written directly in the text, for example: (Rifai, 2007; personal communication) or (Setyawan, 2007; unpublished data).
The reference is written alphabetically without numbering. In the references list, the first author's family name is placed in the front, while the next author's name is written with the abbreviated first name. The article's title is not in italic style and written in small letters unless there are certain writing conventions, such as place names. Journal names must be written in full, not in italic style, and must not be abbreviated. The references should be carefully checked for completeness, accuracy, and consistency.

All references should be written down in reference tool manager i.e. Mendeley or Zootero and arranged n alphabetical order should be supplied as follows:


Nasral TJ, M Syahrawati, Y Liswarni. 2020. Daya predasi dan tanggap fungsional kumbang unta (Ophionea nigrofasciata) pada beberapa kepadatan wereng batang coklat (Nilaparvata lugens). JPT: Jurnal Proteksi Tanaman (Journal of Plant Protection) 4(1): 11-20. DOI.


Habazar T dan Yaherwandi. 2016. Pengendalian hayati hama dan penyakit tumbuhan. Andalas University Press. Padang. Indonesia.

Book chapter:

O’Neil RJ dan JJ Obrycki. 2019. Introduction and augmentation of biological control agents. In: Radcliffe EB, WD Hutchinson dan RE Candelado (eds). Integrated pest management: Concepts, tactics, strategies, and case studies. Cambridge University Press. New York.


Alikodra HS. 2020. Keanekaragaman hayati untuk pengembangan pemerintahan otonom lokal. dalam: Setyawan AD dan Sutarno (eds). Menuju Gunung Lawu National Park; Prosiding Seminar Nasional dan Workshop Konservasi Keanekaragaman Hayati untuk Melindungi Plasma Nutfah di Pulau Jawa. Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, 17-20 Juli 2020.

Paper, thesis, dissertation:

Syahrawati M. 2016. Interaksi antar artropoda pada padi organik hemat air. [Disertasi]. Universitas Gadjah Mada. Yogyakarta. Indonesia.