Frontiers in Plant Science Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Frontiers in Plant Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Frontiers in Plant 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 Frontiers in Plant Science.

cite Frontiers in Plant Science  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Frontiers in Plant Science always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Frontiers in Plant Science format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Frontiers in Plant Science citation format.

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

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Frontiers in Plant Science. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Frontiers in Plant Science example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed May 20, 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. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed May 20, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Frontiers in Plant Science in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Frontiers in Plant Science

Here’s a Frontiers in Plant Science citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000). Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed May 20, 2022].
So how to cite a video Frontiers in Plant Science?
Pixar (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed May 20, 2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Frontiers in Plant Science referencing style

Citing a podcast in Frontiers in Plant Science is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Frontiers in Plant Science.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed May 20, 2022].
Podcast referencing example in Frontiers in Plant Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018). 640: Five Women. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [Accessed May 20, 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 Frontiers in Plant Science referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Frontiers in Plant Science

An example song citation in Frontiers in Plant Science.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed May 20, 2022].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Frontiers in Plant Science:
The Beatles (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [Accessed May 20, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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