Functional Plant Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Functional Plant Biology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Functional Plant Biology 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 Functional Plant Biology.

cite Functional Plant Biology  — Referencing Guide



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

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Functional Plant Biology follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in Functional Plant Biology using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) “Title.” (EFN Editor Last Name, Ed.). (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:
Functional Plant Biology citation:
Angelou M (1969)“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” (Random House: New York)
And an in-text citation book citation in Functional Plant Biology looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Functional Plant Biology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Functional Plant Biology format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Functional Plant Biology is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Functional Plant Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (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 Functional Plant Biology:
Petit C, 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 Functional Plant Biology style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Functional Plant Biology

Here’s an Functional Plant Biology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com.
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.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Functional Plant Biology in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Functional Plant Biology

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

How to cite a podcast using Functional Plant Biology referencing style

Citing a podcast in Functional Plant Biology 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 Functional Plant Biology.
Lastname F (2000) Title. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Functional Plant Biology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Functional Plant Biology referencing style?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Functional Plant Biology

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


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