Silicon (Si): Beneficial Element for Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Silicon (Si) is one of the most abundant elements in the earth’s crust, but it is mostly inert and only slightly soluble and available to plants. Source of Si in the earth are minerals and biogenic pools.  Sugarcane is known to absorb more Si than any othermineral nutrient, with the potential […]

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Sugarcane Technology Innovation : Core Sample, Increase Farmer Interest

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Transparency yield results between farmers and Sugar Company (PG) is often a problem. With cane supply 95% of people still rely on sugar cane farmers, cane farmers the confidence of course a concern PG and SOE Sugar. Director PTPN X, Subiyono said today it has developed a technology Core Sample. “With […]

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National Seminar on Sweeteners, Fiber, Tobacco and Industry Oil Plants, October 10th, 2012

MALANG, ESTATE CROPS – Indonesian Crops Research Institute for  Fiber and Sweeteners (Balittas), will hold a National Workshop on Plant Sweeteners, Fiber, Tobacco and Oil Industry on October 10th, 2012 held in Malang, East Java. Theme of the workshop is ” Technology Innovation to Support Self-Sufficiency Sugar and Productivity Improvement of Fiber plant, Tobacco and […]

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Achieving self-sufficiency efforts of the National Sugar 2014

BOGOR, Estate Crops – Self sugar is able to meet the needs of the national sugar consumption through the production of sugar derived from sugar cane acreage of the people (252 166 ha) and private sugarcane acreage (198 131 ha). This was conveyed by the Head of R & D Agriculture Dr. Haryono in a […]

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Endurance Testing of Sugarcane Clones

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION- Testing resistance to disease clones of sugarcane streak mosaic is one of the technological innovation research activities of Center for Estate Crops Research and Development in the Fiscal Year 2011. Streak mosaic is a new disease in sugarcane plantations in Indonesia with the distribution is quite broad, especially in Java. The disease […]

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Development of fertilizer formula based on endophytic bacteria on sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION – Development of fertilizer formula based on endophytic bacteria on sugarcane is one of the estate technology innovations produced by the Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD), IAARD, Ministry of Agriculture in 2011. Developed biological fertilizers generally utilize endophytic bacteria. Six isolates of N-fixing bacteria have been tested their survival […]

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Innovation Technology on Muliplication of Sugarcane Seed

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION – In 2011, Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development, Ministry of Agriculture released innovation technology potential to multiply the seeds quickly, voluminously, and uniformly through tissue culture technology. Provision of sugarcane seed through tissue culture follows four important stages, namely callus induction, proliferation, differentiation, and regeneration to form plantlet. For […]

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