Plant Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Plant Biology style?

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.

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How do you cite a book in the Plant Biology referencing style? (2023 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Plant Biology

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Plant Biology citation:
Angelou M. (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed.n. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Plant Biology looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Plant Biology format?

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

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 2 February 2023).
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 2 February 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in 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 Plant Biology

Here’s an Plant Biology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. [online] URL: https://www.example.com (accessed 2 February 2023).
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 2 February 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Plant Biology in 2023

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Plant Biology, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Plant Biology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube [online] URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 2 February 2023).
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 2 February 2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Plant Biology referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Plant Biology

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 2 February 2023).
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 2 February 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Plant Biology

An example song citation in Plant Biology.
Lastname F. (2000) Song Title. [online] URL: http://www.example.com (accessed 2 February 2023).
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 2 February 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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