Peer Review Process

The Journal of Tropical Ethnobiology is published two times per year by the Ethnobiological Society of Indonesia in collaboration with Research Center for Biology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), to promote internationally the results of studies in ethnobiology. The journal publishes critical reviews, original research papers, short communications, and notes and comments covering all aspects of ethnobiology. Manuscripts are judged on the basis of their contributions of original data and ideas or interpretation. All articles are peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers in the field of the submitted paper. Manuscripts submitted must not have been published, accepted for publication, or be under consideration elsewhere. All papers accepted become the copyright of the society.

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.

The research article submitted to this journal will be double blind review at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.