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Author Guidelines

JTEP publishes all aspects in the original research of agricultural engineering.
All submissions are reviewed by one of the editor and at least two reviewers.  The JTS uses anonymous reviewing, in which the identities of authors and reviewers are kept confidential (“blind reviewer”).
Type of Papers
Original papers (regular papers) should report the results of original research.  Submission of a manuscript to this Journal represents a certification on the part of the author(s) that it is an original work, and that neither this manuscript nor a version of it has been published elsewhere no is being considered for publication elsewhere.  Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher.
Preparation of Manuscripts
Manuscripts format:
Before preparing the manuscript, consult carefully the layout of one of the latest issue of JTS. Manuscripts should be prepared with numbered lines and written in 12 point Time New Roman font double space in A4 paper. Margin on all four sides are 2 cm throughout, i.e. also for abstracts, footnotes and references. Every page of the manuscript, including the title page, references, tables, etc. should be numbered.  Figures and tables are grouped and put at the end of the manuscript (after the References). The article should be typed in paper length of 15-20 pages, approximately 5000 words.   To avoid unnecessary errors you are strongly advised to use the ‘spellchecker’ function of your wordprocessor.
Manuscript sections are written in this order:
1. First page (cover sheet):
date of submission, name of author(s) and institution(s), address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address, title of manuscript, number of text pages, number of tables, number of figures, number of photographs, running title (less than 50 letters including space between words), and reprint order.
2. The title page:
The title should be informative (consist of not more than 14 words)  and be followed by the surname and forename (in full) of each author, the department and institution where the study was carried out, fax number and e-mail address (complete with postcode) of the corresponding author (this author being identified by an asterisk). 
3. An abstract:
Summarizing a clear introduction of two or three sentences mentioning background of the research, aim of the study, the experiments described, the main results and the conclusions. Give one or two sentence(s) to discuss the finding(s) or prospective(s).   It should not exceed 200 words which has no reference and be followed by keywords (not more than five words or phrases arranged in alphabetical order).
4. Introduction:
Write down the background of the research and mention the previous studies that had been done.  State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background.
5. Materials and Methods:
The method section need to be detailed enough to allow reviewers to answers following questions: (i) Are the methods described in sufficient detail so that the study can be replicated?, (ii) Is the research an experimental or exploration?, (iii) If your research uses the previous researched method, please described briefly that method. If you make any modification, described the modified part.
6. Results and Discussion:
Results should be clear and concise. State the obtained results based on the used methods.  Do not present same data in both  table and graph format. Discuss your data by comparing the current reported data with the previous results. Highlight the similarities, as well as the differences, and the uniqueness  of your findings. Explain why your result(s) is coming to be. 
7. Conclusions:
The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.
8. Acknowledgements:
List here those individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, state the grant source, etc.) if any.
9. References:
All published works referred to in the text should be presents in a list of references and arranged alphabetically by the author without serial numbering.  The author year system is used in the text.  Use the list of periodicals indexed in Chemical Abstracts for abbreviation of journal names: If there is any doubt, give the full name of the periodical. They should be referred to in the text by the name(s) of the first author and the year of publication in parentheses, using the following format: (Jordano and Godoy 2002) or Jordano and Godoy (2002).  Use the first author‘s name and “et al.” when there are more than two authors.  The order for references within parentheses in the text should be types start from the oldest year (Cobo et al. 2002; Kwabiah et al. 2003; Lupwayi et al. 2005). If the references have the same year, place them alphabetically.  For works by the same author(s) in the year, append a lowercase a, b, c, etc. to the year of publication.


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 OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect 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

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

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


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication: 400000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.