Crop Science Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Crop Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Crop Science 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 Crop Science.

cite Crop Science  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Crop Science referencing style? (2022 Guide)

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in Crop Science:

Here’s an example book citation in Crop Science using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title (E.F.N. Editor Last Name, editor). Edition. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Crop Science citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Crop Science looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Crop Science citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Crop Science format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Crop Science, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Crop Science journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Container Volume(Issue): pages Used. 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 Crop Science:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1): 161-172. 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 Crop Science style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Crop Science, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Crop Science example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. https://www.example.com (accessed 27 May 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 27 May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Crop Science in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Crop Science

Here’s a Crop Science citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 27 May 2022).
So how to cite a video Crop Science?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 27 May 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Crop Science referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Crop Science

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 Crop Science.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. http://www.example.com (accessed 27 May 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Crop Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed 27 May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Crop Science

An example song citation in Crop Science.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Crop Science:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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