Review Proces

Jurnal Biologi Tropis publishes scholarly work that promotes and fosters innovation, creativity and change in all fields of social sciences. The focus is on papers that will be influential in their field or across fields and will significantly advance understanding in the following topics: Molecular Biology, Bacteriology Zoology, Botany, Biotechnology, Ethnobiology, Genetics, Ecology and Marine Biology. It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field.

Paper Selection and Publication Process

Step 1: Submission Acknowledgement – Manuscripts are to be submitted through the online submission function. You will receive an email of acknowledgement from the editorial team within 48 hours.

Step 2: Basic Review- The editor or production editor determines whether a manuscript fits the journal’s aim and scope. Then, the manuscript is checked for its similarity index by CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. This process usually takes 6-8 weeks from the date of submission.

Step 3: Notification of Acceptance - Successful submission will receive an acceptance email from Unsuccessful submission will be referred to third party academic support services.1

Step 4: Peer Review- We use a double-blind system for peer-review. Both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. A manuscript will be peer-reviewed by at least two academic experts. The review process may take 6-8 weeks.

Step 5: Editorial Decision- The decision to accept or reject a manuscript is based on suggestions from members of the editorial board and the suggestions of reviewers.

Step 6: Notification of the result of review to the corresponding authors by E-mail.

Step 7: Online Publication- Manuscripts will be shortly published online upon final approval by the editorial board and payment of the publication fee.

NOTE: Payment of any/all publication fees does NOT guarantee publication. All final publications are subject to approval by the JBT Editorial Board.