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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Technical and Financial Performance of Bushy-Pepper Cultivation in the New Development Area at Banyumas District, Central Java

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Bushy-pepper is a modification of pepper farming technology without using the climbed pole. The research about bushy pepper had been carried out by many people but had not massively developed in pepper production center. The purpose of this research is to analyze the technical and financial performance of pepper cultivation in […]

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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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Effect of Colchicine on the Phenothypic Performance of Pepper (Piper nigrum L.) Mutant and Ploidy Analysis

Estate Crops News – Genetic variability of pepper (Piper nigrum) in Indonesia was low, so it was needed to increase its variability. Research was conducted at the green house of Indonesian Spices and Medicinal Crops Research Institute, Bogor from January 2012 to June 2013.

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Challenges And Planting Material Provision of Technology Readiness Support Increasing National Productivity of Black Pepper (Piper nigrum L.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS  – Low productivity of Indonesian black pepper is coused most farmers use low quality of black pepper seed. The use of improved seed quality is a key in improving crop productivity and farmers’ income. Yielding of black pepper varieties have been produced, but the distribution and adoption is still very limited.

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