Prospects of use Endophytic Bacteria Controlling Nematodes Pratylenchus brachyurus Plant Nilam

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Root lesion nematode (Pratylenchus brachyurus) is an important pathogent of patchouli in Indonesia and causes sifnificant losses at several main patchouli central productions such as Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Bengkulu, West Java and Central Java. Some control measures, i.e. nematicides, cultural practices, and organic matter amendment, have not given satisfactory result in managing nematode population […]

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Potency and Prospect of Physic Nut Seeds for Substitution for Stove Fuel in Villager Households

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) has been recommended as one of a new and renewable energy source. Utilization of physic nut seeds as an energy source in Indonesian villages has not been intensively published. The stove using jatropha seed was designed by Balittas and prospective to be applied to fulfill the […]

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Economic Analysis of Sugar Cane Intensive Cultivation

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Increasing productivity of sugarcane would give a direct impact on increasing farmer income, as well as farmer motivation. Case study in dry land sugarcane plantation at Lambur vilagge, Mrebet district of Purbalingga region was aimed to show the effect of intensive, semi intensive dan non intensive cultivation to economic value of […]

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Research Status and Strategy in Increase Patchouli Content in Patchouli Oil

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Patchouli (pogostemon cablin Benth.) as the oil-producing plant is known through patchouli oil. Patchouli oil is one of natural ingredient that has a very important role in the industry of cosmetics and perfumes. Patchoulol (patchouli alcohol/PA) is the most important compound which secretes aroma and are often used as an indicator […]

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The Potency of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria as Enviromentally Friendly Biological Controller Agent of Estate Crops Diseases

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Estate crops is one of foreigh exchange producers that an be relied on in the globalization era. Therefore, the production of estate crops process requres means of production that is efficient and enviromentally friendly to raise the competitiveness in the global market.

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Status and Prospects for Increasing Production and Export of Indonesian Ginger

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Indonesian ginger production rate decreased 13.3% per year in the last decade, and put Indonesia into a position to the 14 ginger exporter countries which was originaly the main exporting country, due to the decline rate of productivity during the period 2004-2011. Over the periode of 2004 to 2011, the decline […]

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Condition and Potency of Arenga microcarpha for Food and Land Conservation

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The Arenga microcarpha (sago baruk) has a prospect to be developed because its food source as sago baruk flour and its side products such as cattle feed, wood and organic fertilizers, as well as its support for land conservation due to its ability to grow well in varying critical and long […]

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Prediction Model of Moisture , Fat, and Free Fatty Acid Content of Physic Nut (Jatropha curcas L.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Physic nut is a potential source of biodiesel. It is high in fat content, above 40% and has not been usesed for other purposes. Moisture, free fatty acid, and fat content are the chemical compounds and determinant factor for physic nut seed quality. The objective of this study was to develop […]

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