Diversification of Tea Based Products in The Food, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industry

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Tea is a popular beverage in the world that have health benefits. Over the period 2006-2016 the amount of tea production and consumption in the world increased significantly. International Tea Committee reported that amount of world tea production in 2016 reached 5.46 million tons with total consumption reaching 5. 1 million tons. […]

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In Vitro Multiplication of Patchouli uses Alternative Primary Medium

ESTATE CROPS INFO –  The quality of seeds are very  important in patchoulli cultivation. Cutting multiplication seeds are usually easy in transmitting diseases and relatively need a long time to grow. So far patchouli seeds  obtained conventionally with cutting has some constraints, hence tissue culture techniques becomes the solution once. The success of propagation and breeding […]

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Soil Tillage in Land Clearing for Rubber Plantation

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Rubber agribusiness is still reliable by many plantation companies in Indonesia. As a part of land preparation, tillage is very important and becoming a standard procedure on rubber cultivation. Tillage by machinery through ripping, plowing and harrowing has been established since many years ago in commercial rubber plantation in Sumatra. The rubber price that fluctuates […]

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Prospect of Fertigation for Nutrient Management on Pepper Cultivation

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Pepper is classified as nutrient demanding crop. In the field cultivation practices, 20-50% of the total cost of input production is for fertilizer provision. Therefore,  nutrient management is  the key to improve pepper cultivation efficiency in the field. Currently, fertilization practices in pepper cultivation in the field are lack of synchronization between […]

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Induced Mutation Using Colchicine and in Vitro Selection Using Polyethylene Glycol for Drought-Tolerant Sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Creating of varieties can be done through mutation breeding at the cellular level, combined with in vitro selection. This research was conducted at the UPBUP from January until December 2017 to find out colchicine concentration and treatment duration which effectively produced tolerant mutant through in vitro drought selection using polyethylene glycol (PEG). […]

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The Status of IRR Series Rubber Clones From Indonesia Breeding Activity and Its Adoption in Indonesia Rubber Plantation

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Rubber breeding activities in Indonesia have occurred for 4 generations and result in increasing plant productivity. IRR (Indonesian Rubber Research) series clones are the fourth generation of rubber clones that its selection started in 1985. The clones have high potency in productivity (>2.500 kg/ha) and have fast growth rate so that the […]

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Potential Sap and Coconut Sugar Production of Three Accession Dwarf Coconut

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The study was conducted to determine the potential of three Dwarf Coconut accessions in the production of sap and coconut sugar. The research was carried out in the Coconut germplasm collections of Indonesian Palm Crop Research Institute in Manado on August to November 2015 using the three Dwarf Coconut accession  ie Waingapu Red Dwarf […]

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Grafting Technology for Support Extensification, Replanting, and Rehabilitation of Cashew Plantation

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Initially cashew cultivation was aimed at marginal land conservation. A tight spacing (3 m x 3 m) so that the crown can cover the ground as quickly as possible to prevent soil erosion during rain and deciduous cashew leaves will add soil organic matter. Therefore aspects of plant productivity have not […]

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Feed Potency and Strategy of Palm-Cow Integration System Development in East Kalimantan

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The productivity and utilization of feed from oil palm plantation in East Kalimantan is still not optimal. One of the strategy to overcome this problem is through the implementation of palm-cow integration system, which providing organic fertilizer. The implementation of the system is still very limited. This study aims to estimate the […]

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The Effect of Jamu Formulas on Body Weight, Antioxidant Activities, and Antibody Titer in Chicken

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Medicinal plants are useful to increase body immunity, body weight, appetite, and improve health both for human and animal. The research aimed to obtain functional drink formula for chicken, called jamu, made with spices and medicinal plants. These trials consisted of 3 activities; first, raw materials preparation include fermentation and extraction, second, […]

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