Potential of Bestru Fruit as a Natural Sponge Producer

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Sponge widely used in many purposes is a synthetic product made of polyurethane polymer, where the polyurethane material is one of derivative products of petroleum which is being dwindled. In addition, the synthetic sponge is difficult to degrade naturally that may contaminate the environment.

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Assembling of Palm Oil Flowering Genetic Systems

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION- Assembling of Palm Oil Flowering Genetic Systems is one of the technological innovations generated by Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development in 2011. In the flowering cycle of palm oil, the sexual differentiation process begins with the formation of primordial interest of the flower meristem tissue. Once it happens the […]

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VCO Ice Cream and How to Make It

In order to overcome the excessive production and improve the utilization of the VCO, it is required to further process the VCO to create various products, such as functional food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical products. Therefore started from 2008, the VCO with extrusion products from coconut cream concentrate has been formulated into ice cream.

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Performances of 10 superior varieties of Sugarcane in KP- Ngemplak-Pati

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is an important and high economic value crop as sugar producer. Increasing sugarcane production is strongly influenced by the availability of high quality of superior seed, and its cultivation is strongly influenced by environmental conditions, both soil and climate. Therefore, in the future its assembly program is […]

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Superior Cacao Clones and Crop Management Techniques

ESTATE CROPS NNOVATION- Current cocoa plant production in East Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Ttimur), Indonesia is low i.e. only 526 kg/ha, which according to the Directorate General of Estate Crops in 2009 it was only 228 kg/ha. The low productivity is partly due to low quality of planting materials and land conditions are marginal. Rainfall […]

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Integrated Control of White Root Fungus Disease on Rubber

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION- White root fungus (WRF) disease caused by Rigidoporus microporus is an important disease of rubber causing death of plants. On the other hand, costs of control activities are relatively expensive. Therefore, effective and cheap control technologies are indispensable.

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In Vitro Assembling of Sugarcane Varieties Tolerant to Wet Climate

ESTATE CROPS INOVATION– In vitro culture could assemble new varieties. One method of in vitro culture, which is effective and efficient way to assemble high yielding varieties, is through in vitro selection, in which the desired new properties have been directed since there are cultured.

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