Botany Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Botany citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Botany.

How to do citations in Botany style?
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How do you cite a book in the Botany referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Botany using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title. In Edition. Edited byE.F.N. Editor Last Name. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Botany citation:
Rowling, J.K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. In 1st edition. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Botany looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Botany citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Botany format?

Here’s a Botany journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Container Volume(Issue): pages Used. Journal Name. doi:DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Botany:
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1): 161-172. Food Quality and Preference. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Botany style?

Here’s an Botany example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. Available from https://www.example.com [accessed 27February2020].
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Available from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [accessed 27February2020].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Botany

Here’s a Botany citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. Title. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [accessed 27February2020].
So how to cite a video Botany?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Available from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [accessed 27February2020].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Botany referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Botany.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. Available from http://www.example.com [accessed 27February2020].
Podcast referencing example in Botany using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Available from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [accessed 27February2020].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Botany referencing style?

An example song citation in Botany.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. In Album. Available from http://www.example.com [accessed 27February2020].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Botany:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. Available from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [accessed 27February2020].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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