National Seminar on Natural Fibers

STATE CROPS NEWS – Indonesia imports cotton fiber reaching an average of 700,000 tons yearly worth U.S. $ 1 billion. Because of the lifting of export subsidies of cotton fiber in developed countries, this is expected to have a negative impact on the textile industry (textiles and textile products) in Indonesia. In an effort to […]

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Genetic Evaluation of Yield Potential and Other Important Characters in Physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) to Support New High Yielding Variety Development

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION – Genetic evaluation is needed in order to develop high yielding varieties of physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.), an important oil producing crop needed to support development of renewable energy resources program in Indonesia. The collected genetic data are important for designing the appropriate Jatropha breeding program.

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Perspektif ICECRD Vol. 10 No. 1, 2011

TABLE OF CONTENTS Prospect of sugar palm agro-industry (Arenga pinnata): Abner Lay and Bambang Heliyanto Potential of Nomuraea rileyi (Farlow) Samson as a entomopathogen to Helicoverpa armigera Hubner on cotton: IGAA Indrayani Technology of green pepper processing for farmer: Juniaty Towaha and Yulius Ferry Topping harvesting, and blending techniques and cigarette design to reduce nicotine […]

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Head Of IAARD officially openned Technical Guidance of Sugarcane Breeding

BOGOR, ICECRD – In efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in sugar, Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development ICECRD), Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), the Ministry of Agriculture, implement Technical Guidance Sugarcane Breeding 23-25 May 2011, at the ICECRD, Bogor. The technical guidance is followed by ± 60 researchers and technicians of […]

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Ministry of Agriculture Campaign Green Product Oil to Europe

The Ministry of Agriculture conducted a green product campaign (eco-friendly products) of palm oil to Europe, in Spain and France to anticipate the negative issues about palm oil product-related to environmental problems. Minister of Agriculture, Suswono, explain in a press conference in Jakarta on Saturday (30 / 4) as well as in socializing that mission […]

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