How to format your references using the Horticulture Research citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Horticulture Research. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
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Check E. Biologists seek blueprint for international stem-cell effort. Nature 2003; 421: 102.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Abbott A, Schiermeier Q. Deep roots of Nazi science revealed. Nature 2000; 407: 823–824.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Pool JA, Lobkovsky E, Chirik PJ. Hydrogenation and cleavage of dinitrogen to ammonia with a zirconium complex. Nature 2004; 427: 527–530.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Valderrama F, Cordeiro JV, Schleich S, Frischknecht F, Way M. Vaccinia virus-induced cell motility requires F11L-mediated inhibition of RhoA signaling. Science 2006; 311: 377–381.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
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Murdoch I, Turpin S, Johnston B, MacLullich A, Losman E. Geriatric Emergencies. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK, 2014.
An edited book
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Yakovyna V, Mayr HC, Nikitchenko M, Zholtkevych G, Spivakovsky A, Batsakis S (eds.). Information and Communication Technologies in Education, Research, and Industrial Applications: 11th International Conference, ICTERI 2015, Lviv, Ukraine, May 14-16, 2015, Revised Selected Papers. 1st ed. 2016. Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Zúñiga S, Sola I, Moreno JL, Alonso S, Enjuanes L. Regulation of Coronavirus Transcription: Viral and Cellular Proteins Interacting with Transcription-Regulating Sequences. In: Perlman S, Holmes KV (eds). The Nidoviruses: Toward Control of SARS and other Nidovirus Diseases. Springer US: Boston, MA, 2006, pp 31–35.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Horticulture Research.

Blog post
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Fang J. Researchers Sequenced 430,000-Year-Old DNA From Neanderthal Relative. IFLScience. 2015.https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/researchers-sequenced-430000-year-old-dna-neanderthal-relative/ (accessed 30 Oct2018).

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
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Government Accountability Office. Aviation Research: FAA Could Enhance Its Program to Meet Current and Future Challenges. U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 1992.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
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Hannington RL. Power and display in the court music of Augustus the Strong: The influences affecting the composition of Johann David Heinichens’s sinfonias. 2011.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
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Kelly M. THE 1992 CAMPAIGN: The Democrats; On Road as Equal Partners In New Kind of Political Act. New York Times. 1992; : A14.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

This sentence cites one reference 1.
This sentence cites two references 1,2.
This sentence cites four references 1–4.

About the journal

Full journal titleHorticulture Research
AbbreviationHortic. Res.
ISSN (online)2052-7276
ScopeHorticulture
Plant Science
Biochemistry
Biotechnology
Genetics

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