Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Agricultural Enjiniring


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Compliance of the manuscript for publication in the Agricultural Engineering Journal (JEP) is approved by the Bestari Partner and Editor's Board. All review processes are carried out in a blind review. The Chair of the Editor approves all correspondence with the author and makes the final decision whether the paper is approved to be accepted, rejected or needs to be returned to the author for revision.

The Editor's Chair and Section Editor will approve the documents requested in the prequalification step for the suitability of the further review process. The text will be evaluated by two or three Bestari Partners selected by the Chair of the Editor and Section Editor. The Bestari Partner must renew the text and return it to the Chief Editor or Section Editor as soon as possible, it can be used within 2 weeks. If one of the two Bestari Partners is approved, the Chief Editor will request the Bestari Partner and Editor's section to determine the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

Papers that need to be revised will be sent to the author, and the author must re-submit the manuscript to the Editor's Editor through the OJS Agricultural Engineering Journal (JEP). The Chief Editor sends the revised text by the author to the Section Editor to receive the revised manuscript as requested by the Bestari Partner. The Section Editor can give approval to the Chief Editor so that the manuscript must be returned to the author, accepted, or rejected within 2 weeks. After being accepted by the Section Editor, the text is forwarded to the technical editor of grammar and layout to be approved at the Board of Editor's meeting. The Chief Editor will send a letter of acceptance and publish the attached publication with a print try out text for the author.

There are three steps of the revision process by the author: 1) revision of the manuscript to accommodate the Bestari Partner's suggestions within 2-4 weeks; 2) revisions to accommodate Section Editor's suggestions within 2-4 weeks (if any); and 3) revisions to accommodate Editor's decision suggestions within 1 week (if any). Papers that exceed the time limit will be withdrawn. The editor can request an extension to the Editor's Board before the revision ends. The time interval from the date specified for publication, depending on the time required for review and revision.

Discussing the manuscript was rejected for 3 reasons: 1) Topic of the manuscript not in accordance with publication Journal 2) Substance of the manuscript did not meet the standards of the Agricultural Engineering Journal (JEP); incomplete data; the solution used is incorrect; reduce novelty; or there is no coherence between goals, evaluations, results, and conclusions. 3) Manuscripts are not written in the Journal of Agricultural Engineering (JEP) guidelines in instructions for Authors. Manuscripts like this will be rejected without a review process. Manuscripts can also be rejected in the review process if the Author does not revise the manuscript requested by the Bestari Partner and the Editor's Board, or also does not provide a response / objection to the suggestion. If the text is rejected, the author will be informed by the Chief Editor with approval of the questions raised.

Print try from each text will be given to the correspondent writer. Try printing must be read carefully, discussed about typing errors, and corrections can be completed immediately. The author who issued the manuscript must discuss and approve the copyright of the published manuscript held by the Agricultural Engineering Journal (JEP). The statement to release copyright for the Agricultural Engineering Journal (JEP) is stated in the Copyright Transfer Agreement.



Data collection that must be selected as part of the article for peer review purposes; OR
At reception, and before the final version of the manuscript, the underlying data must be submitted along with a description of how the dataset was created (including differences from the previous version, and the name of each software package used).
Data taken from work involving human participants must show data taken by research participants. And also meets the "minimum data" requirements agreed to in the Data Acceptance Policy.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Publication Ethics

Code of Ethics for Scientific Publication Code

Agricultural Engineering Journal (JEP) is a scientific journal to promote and publish engineering and research results in the fields of:
The ethical statement of scientific publications is a code of ethics statement of all parties involved in the process of publishing this scientific journal, namely managers, editors, best partners, and authors. The Code of Ethics for Scientific Publication basically upholds three ethical values in publication, namely (i) Neutrality, which is free from conflicts of interest in the management of publications; (ii) Justice, which is to give authorship rights to those who are entitled as authors; and (iii) Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publications.

After finishing reading this Scientific Publication Ethics, please download the Ethical Statement and Copyright Agreement. Please sign and submit the Ethics Statement as part of the initial article submission. This statement is based on the Scientific Publication Ethics Code (Perka LIPI No. 5 of 2014). Copyright agreements must be submitted before the article can be published. The Statement of Ethics and Copyright Agreement can be sent by post, email or fax.

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Managers

  1. Determine the name of the journal, scope of science, scale, and accreditation if necessary.
  2. Determine the editorial board membership.
  3. Defining relationships between publishers, editors, best partners, and other parties in a contract.
  4. Respect confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, authors / writers, editors, and best partners.
  5. Implement norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyright.
  6. Review journal policies and submit them to authors / writers, board editors, best partners, and readers.
  7. Make a code of conduct guide for editors and best partners.
  8. Publish journals regularly.
  9. Guarantee the availability of funding sources for the sustainability of journal publishing.
  10. Building a network of cooperation and marketing.
  11. Prepare permits and other legal aspects.

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Editor

  1. Meeting the needs of readers and authors / writers,
  2. Strive to improve the quality of publications on an ongoing basis,
  3. Implement the process to guarantee the quality of published papers,
    Prioritizing freedom of opinion objectively,
  4. Maintain the integrity of the academic track record of the author,
  5. Submit corrections, clarifications, withdrawals, and apologies if needed,
  6. Responsible for the style and format of the writing,
  7. while the contents and all statements in the paper are the responsibility of the author / writer,
  8. Actively asking the opinion of authors, readers, bestari partners, and members of the editorial board to improve the quality of publications,
  9. Encourage the assessment of journals if there are findings,
  10. Support initiatives to reduce research and publication errors by asking authors to attach an Ethical Statement form,
  11. Support initiatives to educate researchers about the ethics of publication,
  12. Assess the effects of policy issues on the attitudes of authors / authors and best partners and improve them to increase responsibility and minimize errors,
  13. Have an open mind about new opinions or other people's views that might conflict with personal opinions,
  14. Do not defend your own opinions, authors or third parties that can lead to non-objective decisions,
  15. Encourage authors / writers, so they can make repairs to papers until they are worth publishing.


Duties and Responsibilities of Bestari Partners

  1. Get the task of the editor to review the paper and submit the results of the review to the editor, as material for determining the feasibility of a paper to be published.
  2. The reviewer may not conduct a study of a paper that involves him or herself, directly or indirectly
  3. Maintain the privacy of authors by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations by providing criticism, suggestions, input, and recommendations
  4. Encourage the author / writer to make improvements to the paper
  5. Revisiting written works that have been corrected according to predetermined standards.
  6. Writing is reviewed in a timely manner according to the style of the issue published based on scientific rules (methods of data collection, author's legality, conclusions, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Writers

  1. Ensure that what is included in the list of authors / authors meets the criteria as an author / writer.
  2. Collectively responsible for the work and the contents of the article include methods, analysis, calculations, and details.
  3. State the origin of resources (including funding), both directly and indirectly.
  4. Explain the limitations of the study
  5. Responding to comments made by best partners in a professional and timely manner.
  6. Inform the editor if he will retract the paper.
  7. Make a statement that the paper submitted for publication is authentic, has never been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher.