Natural Sciences: Jurnal of Science and Technology [eISSN : 2541-1969 | pISSN : 2338-0950] is an open access journal from Tadulako University, Indonesia. Natural Sciences: Journal of Science and Technology (hence JST) is an international journal providing an authoritative source of scientific information for researchers in academia, research institutions and government agencies, and industries. We publish original research papers, review articles and case studies on the scientific works in the field of life science in tropical area including biodiversity and environment, ecology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, molecular biology, biochemistry, ethnobiology, herbal medicine, zoology and botany as well as related topics. JST does not accept papers related to the topic of material science, education, economy, social and humanities and other issues outside the topic of life science. All papers are peer-reviewed by at least two referees. Other topics are welcome if it discusses biodiversity or biotechnology.

All manuscripts will be sent to an Associate Editor of Natural Sciences: Journal of Science and Technology who will facilitate the peer-review process. Those which do not match the scope of Natural Sciences: Journal of Science and Technology or are of insufficient general interest are sent promptly to their authors. The Associate Editor decides on provisional acceptance or rejection based on comments submitted by the referees.