Estate Crops News – The condition of Bungo Regency potential for development of agriculture sector in a broad sense. Agricultural sector contributed 33,08% to GDP Bungo Regency in 2012. Famoustation crops is rubber. Now a days, in addition to rubber, oil palm plantations is also highly desirable for crop development.
The purpose of this research is (1) to analyze the main commodity of plantation, (2) to now potential land for development, and (3) to establish the referrals of plantation commodity development in the framework of regional development in Bungo Regency. The methode and techniques of analysis in this study is Shift Share (SS) methode, Location Quotient (LQ) methode, overlay and descritive analysis. Based on Location Quotient (LQ) and Shift Share (SS) analysis can be concluded that there are three types of superior commodity which is used as the main priorities to be developed in every district in Bungo Regency, there are rubber, oil palm and coconut. Potential land for development of rubber, oil palm, and coconut commodites are the largest area in the Pelepat sub-district for 37.234 ha (17,2%). The main development referal for superior commodity is rubber commodity, especially at Pelepat sub-district, palm oil is especially for Pelepat Ilir, in otherwise coconut commodity is only support commodity at Pasar Bungo sub-district. Engineering effort to minimize the negative effects of limiting factor of erosion, drainage, texture, and rainfall, which are: the addition of organic matter, plant cover crops, and manufacture of irrigation.
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