Effectiveness of Several Types of N Fertilizer on Palm Oil Nursery

ESTATE CROPS INFO -Slow release N fertilizer formula is needed to increase N efficiency. The purpose of this research is to study the effect of several types of N fertilizer on palm oil nursery using Inceptisols Bogor. The research was conducted at green house and laboratory of Soil Research Institute, Bogor. Experiment design used was […]

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The Effect of Plastic Mulch Period on White Grubs Population and Productivity of Sugar Cane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The period of using plastic mulch on white grubs population and productivity of sugar cane at white grubs endemic area was conducted in Banyuputih Village, Situbondo on planting season of 2014/2015. Treatment consisted of 5 plastic mulch period (1) Before raining (SBH), (2) One day after rainfall, 14 mm (1 HSH), […]

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Induction of Secondary Somatic Embryos of Arabica Coffee and Detection Somaclonal Variation using SSRs Marker

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The secondary somatic embryogenesis of coffee plant can be used to propagate superior varieties, plant resulted from genetic transformation and mutation. Present study aimed to obtain the best media composition for induction of secondary somatic embryos in solid or semi-solid media, and to evaluate the possibility of somaclonal variations occurrence in […]

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Endophytic Bacteria from Purwoceng as Steroid and Antipatogenic Compounds Producers

ESTATE CROPS INFO  – Purwoceng (Pimpinella pruatjan Molk.) is a commercial medicinal plant from Indonesia that is useful as an aphrodisiac, diuretic, and tonic. Purwoceng are known to produce some secondary metabolite compounds of phytosterol (stigmasterol, sitosterol, bergapten, ergosterol, amirin, and vitamin E). The quantity of phytosterol compounds isolated from this plant is very small, but […]

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Varietas Unggul Lokal Tembakau Magetan

VARIETAS UNGGUL PERKEBUNAN – Sidang pelepasan varietas tembakau lokal Magetan dilaksanakan di Hotel Bumi Wiyata Kota Depok pada tanggal 2 November 2017 bersama-sama dengan pelepasan beberapa komoditas perkebunan lainnya. Tembakau Magetan merupakan tembakau rakyat yang diproses secara rajangan. Tembakau ini sudah berkembang sejak tahun 1910 di wilayah Kecamatan Parang, Kabupaten Magetan dengan luas areal rata-rata […]

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“Therapi” Tea, Processed Tea Products that Are Refreshing and Healthy

ESTATE CROPS PRODUCTS – Drinking tea in the morning, noon to night is a habit of Indonesian society long ago, both in cold and hot weather. Tea consumption is increasing because the chemical content of tea is beneficial to improve body health. Another benefit of consuming tea is to reduce the risk of heart disease, […]

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Prospects of Agroforestry Development Based on Coffee in Indonesia

Estate Crops News – Limitations of agricultural land to encourage people/ farmers open up new land in forest areas, by felling tree forests and forcing open plants and burning the remains of plants and shrubs as a result of land being serious critical. One effort to over come the problem is through the implementation of […]

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Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) Benefits in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Sequestration

Estate Crops News – Kenaf is a natural fiber crop that have a lot of diversified products with high economic value and environmental functions. Kenaf contribution to the environment is also known through a high ability to absorb carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas is the main anthropogenic contributor to the greenhouse effect. Carbon sequestration […]

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Strategy in Increase Productivity of Black Pepper With High Supports, Intensified Pruning and Its Adoption Possibility in Indonesia

Estate Crops News – Black pepper is an important and traditional export commodity of Indonesia. The mean productivity of Indonesian black pepper is low (< 1 ton/ha) which is much lower than those of other producing countries such as Vietnam, Brazil and Malaysia. There are number factors influencing the low productivity of black pepper vines […]

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