Plant Science Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Plant Science 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 Science.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Plant Science using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 2000.
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:
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J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Plant Science looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a Plant Science journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) 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 Plant Science:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Plant Science reference style

Here’s an Plant Science example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Plant Science

Here’s a Plant Science citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed September 18, 2019).
So how to cite a video Plant Science?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Plant Science 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 Science.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2019).
Podcast referencing example in Plant Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Plant Science.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2019).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Plant Science:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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