Plant and Soil Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Plant and Soil style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Plant and Soil 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 Plant and Soil.

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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Plant and Soil

Here’s an example book citation in Plant and Soil using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, 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:
Plant and Soil citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Plant and Soil looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Plant and Soil citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Plant and Soil format?

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

Here’s a Plant and Soil journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/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 Plant and Soil:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/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 Plant and Soil style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Plant and Soil this is what you need

Here’s an Plant and Soil example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 6 Jul. 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 6 Jul. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Plant and Soil 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 Plant and Soil

Here’s a Plant and Soil citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
So how to cite a video Plant and Soil?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Plant and Soil referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Plant and Soil, this is what you’ll need

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 Plant and Soil.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Plant and Soil using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 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 Plant and Soil 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 Plant and Soil

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


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