Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


Comm. Horticulturae Journal is a medium for publication of original writings related to horticulture. Script can be the results of research, short review, policy analysis or brief research notes about experiments techniques, tools, observation, experiments and preliminary results. Received manuscript is a script that has never been published or is in process of publication in other scientific journals of national or international.  Manuscripts could be written either in English or in Indonesia.


Comm. Horticulturae Journal covers horticulture in broad sense including genetic and breeding, seed science and technology, production technology, post harvest and processing technology, and economic and marketing aspect.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The review process conducted double blind, where the identity of authors and reviewers are concealed. All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal.  The research article submitted to this journal will be peer-reviewed at least 1 (one) or more expert reviewers. Reviewers should have the Scopus-ID or Researcher-ID (Thomson Reuters) or recorded as a corresponding author in this journal. 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 as well as thematic issue.


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.  The journal is committed to free-open access that does not charge readers or their institutions for access. Readers are entitled to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles, as long as not for commercial purposes. The license type is CC-BY-SA 4.0.



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Publication Ethics

Author(s) must obedient and pay attention to the authorship, plagiarism, duplicate (redundant) publication, fabrication of data, manipulation of citation, as well as ethical approval and Intellectual Property Rights.  Author is person whomparticipated in the research and sufficient for taking public responsibility for all portions of the content. Submitted manuscripts should be the original works of the author(s).  Manuscript submissions will be considered for publication only if they are submitted solely to this journal and do not overlap substantially with a published article.  Fabrication, manipulation or falsification of data is an ethical violation and is prohibited.  The only relevant citations are used in the manuscripts.  Irrelevant (self) citation to increase author(s)'s citation (h-index) or unnecessary citation to improve the references are not allowed.