Evaluation of Productivity, Fiber Fineness, and Tolerance to Insect Pests of F7 Cotton Lines with Brown Fiber

Estate Crops News – Coloured cotton has been used since 3400-2300 BC.  Historically, it has been used prior to allotetraploid cotton which are now planted (G. hirsutum dan G. barbadense) of which some have brown and green fiber. The use of coloured cotton is environmentally friendly, and the demand for it will be increasing in […]

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Screening of Cotton Lines (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Tolerance to Drought at Germination Stage with PEG-6000

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Cotton production areas in Indonesia are arable land with lack of water availability. The aim of this study was to obtain cotton lines tolerant to drought using PEG-6000 at germination stage. The experiment was conducted at the Seed Testing Laboratory in Indonesian Sweetener and Fiber Crops Research Institute, from April to […]

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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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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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