Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Jurnal Pemuliaan Tanaman Hutan

In dealing with cases in research and publication, Jurnal Pemuliaan Tanaman Hutan using guidelines issued by the Committee on Publication Ethics (Commission of Publication Ethics / COPE). As an important issue, ethical publication should be clear in order to improve the quality of research. This following statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor, the reviewer, and the publisher (Center for Forest Biotechnology and Tree Improvement). In order to uphold these ethical standards, the publisher does not have the right to interfere with the integrity of the contents and the only support to publish in a timely manner.

Here are the ethical standards for editors, reviewers, and authors.


  1. Editor is responsible for every article published in Jurnal Pemuliaan Tanaman Hutan.
  2. Editor helps the writer to follow the guidelines for authors.
  3. Editor can communicate with other editors or reviewers in making a final decision.
  4. Editor assess the manuscript publication objectively, regardless of racial background, religion, gender, seniority, ethnicity, political beliefs, institutional affiliation or nationality authors.
  5. Editors must relinquish his duties if there is a potential conflict of interest.
  6. Editor must ensure that the document is sent to the reviewers do not contain information on the author and viceversa.
  7. Editor's decision must be notified to the author along with the reviewer’s comments, except that contain offensive or libelous statements.
  8. Editors should respect the request of the author that the order is not subject to review by any other person for any reason.
  9. Editor and all staff must ensure the confidentiality of the submitted manuscript.
  10. If there is a suspicion of error or dispute in writing, editor solve it by using the COPE as a guide.


  1. Reviewers commented on the possibility of errors in ethical research and publications.
  2. Reviewers should do the job on time and notify the Editor if they can not finish the job.
  3. Reviewers must maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript.
  4. Reviewers should not be receiving and reviewing the manuscript if there is a potential conflict of interest between them and the authors.


  1. Authors ensure that the material to be published have not been published and sent to another place simultanously
  2. Authors must ensure the authenticity of their research and they have cited the others opinion correctly in accordance with the reference format.
  3. Authors are not involved in plagiarism.
  4. Authors must follow the criteria described in the guideline writing to the author of Jurnal Pemuliaan Tanaman Hutan.
  5. Authors must submit the data and details to the editor, if suspected falsification or fabrication of data.
  6. Authors should explain everything that can give rise to a conflict of interest such as employment, research costs, consulting fees, and intellectual property on guidelines for Jurnal Pemuliaan Tanaman Hutan writers.
  7. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
  8. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.