Plant Methods Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Plant Methods style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Plant Methods 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 Methods.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Plant Methods using placeholders:
1. Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher; 2000.
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 Methods citation:
1. Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Plant Methods looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Plant Methods format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Plant Methods, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Plant Methods journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.3];Volume:pages Used. URL
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 Methods:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007 [cited 2022Jul.3];18:161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Plant Methods style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Plant Methods? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Plant Methods example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.3]. 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:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022Jul.3]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Plant Methods in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Plant Methods

Here’s a Plant Methods citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.3]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Plant Methods?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022Jul.3]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Plant Methods referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Plant Methods, 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 Methods.
1. Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.3]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Plant Methods using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022Jul.3]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Plant Methods

An example song citation in Plant Methods.
1. Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.3]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Plant Methods:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022Jul.3]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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