Control of Cocoa main pest Using Botanical Pesticide and Biological Agents

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The low productivity of cocoa in Indonesia such caused by pests and diseases. Many species of pests and diseases attack the cocoa plant. The major pest of cocoa in Indonesia, among others are cacao fruit borer (Conopomorpha cramerella) and fruit-sucking bugs (Helopeltis spp.).

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Superior Cacao Clones and Crop Management Techniques

ESTATE CROPS NNOVATION- Current cocoa plant production in East Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Ttimur), Indonesia is low i.e. only 526 kg/ha, which according to the Directorate General of Estate Crops in 2009 it was only 228 kg/ha. The low productivity is partly due to low quality of planting materials and land conditions are marginal. Rainfall […]

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