Plant Biology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to 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 Plant Biology.

How do you cite a book in the Plant Biology referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Plant Biology using placeholders:
Last Name F.N. (2000) Title (E.F.N. Editor Last Name, Ed.), Edition. 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:
Rowling J.K. (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed.n. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Plant Biology looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a Plant Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. [online] URL: URL (accessed 18 September 2019).
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 Biology:
Petit C., Sieffermann J. (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. [online] URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 (accessed 18 September 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in Plant Biology reference style

Here’s an Plant Biology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. [online] URL: https://www.example.com (accessed 18 September 2019).
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. [online] URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 18 September 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Plant Biology

Here’s a Plant Biology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube [online] URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 18 September 2019).
So how to cite a video Plant Biology?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube [online] URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 18 September 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Plant Biology 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 Plant Biology.
Lastname F. (2000) Title. [online] URL: http://www.example.com (accessed 18 September 2019).
Podcast referencing example in Plant Biology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. [online] URL: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed 18 September 2019).
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 Biology referencing style?

An example song citation in Plant Biology.
Lastname F. (2000) Song Title. [online] URL: http://www.example.com (accessed 18 September 2019).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Plant Biology:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun. [online] URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed 18 September 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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