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Author Guidelines



ULIN, Journal of Tropical Forests, is a forum to publish research results in the forestry sector. ULIN is published two (2) times a year in March and September. Articles containing the results of research on forestry science will be accepted for review as writing

An accepted manuscript must meet the following general criteria: the article makes a valuable contribution to science, the methodology used is described in detail, so that other scientists can repeat the experiment. Conclusions are supported by data, a short, well-written and understandable manuscript.

The author is responsible for corrections (typos, spelling, terms, etc.) suggested by the Editorial Board and the manuscript is only published after the author sends back the revised manuscript (in print out, E-mail and CD) no later than two (2) week before the schedule is published and accepted by the Editorial Board.

Manuscripts are uploaded to the ULIN journal system and adjusted to the standard ULIN format, Title, Author, Address and Email, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgments, and Bibliography. The length of the writing does not exceed 14 pages of the manuscript with 1.5 spacing including tables and pictures and attachments in A4 paper (210 × 297 mm), in a single column, 11 pt Times New Roman font (except Abstract and Keywords) and numbered line. Margins on all four sides 2 cm.

Must be brief, informative and indicates the main point(s) of the paper, maximum 20 words. Clearly writtern and briefly explaining the contents of the study.The names of the main author and co-authors (second author, and so on) are written in full (without abbreviations), including the institution / department / institution, the author's address and email address clearly.

Abstract in Indonesian and English. Contains briefly the research background, research objectives, research methods used, and conclusions. Provide a brief explanation of the results or findings. State conclusions or recommendations and relate them to the significance of the study. Abstract not more than 200 words, contains no references / references and is given a key word (five words or phrases arranged alphabetically). Abstracts must be integrated and stand alone, containing an introduction, objectives, results, conclusions, and suggestions.


Contains concise and clear information that contains the background and purpose of the research. Contains the background that underlies the research and mentions previous research that has been carried out, the research objectives, the framework and literature briefly, and the approach used in relation to the problem under study. Librarians use name and year.

This section describes in detail and clearly but concisely the location and time of the research and the materials used. The method used is written clearly and systematically, including the analysis, treatment, statistical design or research design used.

Results and discussion should be written in the same section. Continuously describes the beginning of the main results to support the results and is equipped with a discussion. The unit of measurement used follows the applicable international system. All figures and tables in the manuscript should be active and editable by the editor.


This should state clearly the main conclusions and provide an explanation of the importance and relevance of the study to the field. The conclusion has to be written in a paragraph.

Please acknowledge anyone who contributed towards the article who does not meet the criteria for authorship including anyone who provided professional writing services or materials. Authors should obtain permission to acknowledge from all those mentioned in the Acknowledgements section.

The required library writing system is writer-year. All references described must be written in bibliography and arranged from oldest to newest year and from A to Z. Articles have references to the last 10 years or more and 60% are journals. Most of the bibliography is primary sources (last five years). Unpublished data and personal communications cannot be cited in the literature, but are given to the text in paragraphs. "In Press" articles which have been accepted for publication can be cited in the bibliography. Includes a citation of the journal where the “in press” article will appear and the time of publication, if time is available.


One Author

Article or Book

[First Name] [Last Name Abbreviation]. [Publication Year]. [Title]. [Journal Name, Volume, Issue or Name of Book Publisher]. [Journal or Book Publisher]. [Versions Book (if any)].


Website owner/manager agency. [Publication Year]. [Title]. Available on [Site Address]. Accessed on [Access Date].


For Two Authors:

[First Name] [Last Name Abbreviation] and [First Name] [Last Name Abbreviation]


For more than two authors:

[First Name] [Last Name Abbreviation], [First Name] [Last Name Abbreviation], etc.



Hasyim and Putri (2015)

Susilo et al. (2010) or Susilo dkk. (2010) but must be consistent

KLHK (2016)


Example :
Reference for a journal publication :
Van Do T, Osawa A, Thang NT. 2010. Recovery process of a mountain forest after shifting cultivation in Northwestern Vietnam. Forest Ecology and Management, 259: 1650-1659.


Reference for books :
Fachrul MF. 2007. Metode Sampling Bioekologi. Bumi Aksara, Jakarta.


Reference to a chapter in the book :
Sauvard D. 2004. General biology of bark beetle: Bark and wood boring insect in living trees in Europe, a synthesis. In: Lieutier, F., K.R. Day, A. Battisti, J.C. Gregoire and H.F.  Evans. (eds.). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 63-88.

References in proceedings :
Lippe M, Dung NV, Vien TD, Kien TT, Hilger T, Cadisch G. 2007. WaNuLCAS modelling of improved swidden agriculture systems by indigenous fallow management with Melia azedarach in the uplands of Ban Tat, Northern Vietnam. Proceedings of International Agricultural Research for Development Conference. pp. 263-270. University of Kassel-Witzenhausen and University of Göttingen, Germany.


Example of filling in bibliography

1. Articles with 2 Authors

Hasyim N and Putri P. 2015. Identifikasi jenis-jenis serangga pada lahan reklamasi PT Berau Coal, Kalimantan Timur. Jurnal Serangga Indonesia, Volume 3 Terbitan 10. Fakultas Kehutanan Universitas Indonesia Baru.

2. Books with multiple authors

Susilo M, Purba D, Najwa P, Kusumawardhani M. 2010. Serangga di Kalimantan. Mulawarman University Press. Edisi ke-2 Tahun 2010.

3. Website

Kementerian Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan (KLHK) 2016. Peta Batas Daerah Aliran Sungai Wilayah Kalimantan Timur. Available on Accessed on 10 Juli 2016.



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Research correspondence is completed with contact details:


  • E-mail


  • Full postal address (including street name and number (location), city, postal code, province, country)


  • Telephone and facsimile number (including country code)




All necessary files are uploaded, containing :


  • Keywords


  • Title


  • Entire image title


  • Entire table (including title and notes/description)




Other considerations


  • Manuscripts follow good and correct Indonesian grammar.


  • The bibliography follows the correct format for this journal.


  • The entire bibliography described in the bibliography is cited in the text, and vice versa.


  • Color images are only used if the information in the text can be lost without them.


  • Images (graphs and diagrams) are drawn on black and white images, use shading (shading) to differentiate.






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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
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