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Food and Agricultural Systems: How To Cite

A research guide of recommended information resources for Agricultural Technical Studies including Animal Science, Food Science, and Agricultural Business.

Citing in the Biological Sciences

There is no "official" citation style for all subdisciplines in the biological sciences. If you're writing for a class assignment, ask your professor if there is a preference for a specific style. If you're submitting an article to be published in a journal, follow the journal's publication guidelines. If none is specified, the CSE (Council of Science Editors) citation style is typically used. 

[Note that the CSE (Council of Science Editors) citation style is formerly known as the CBE (Council of Biology Editors) citation style.]

CSE Manual

Websites for CSE Citation Style