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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Assembling of Palm Oil Flowering Genetic Systems

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION- Assembling of Palm Oil Flowering Genetic Systems is one of the technological innovations generated by Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development in 2011. In the flowering cycle of palm oil, the sexual differentiation process begins with the formation of primordial interest of the flower meristem tissue. Once it happens the […]

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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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Integrated Control of White Root Fungus Disease on Rubber

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION- White root fungus (WRF) disease caused by Rigidoporus microporus is an important disease of rubber causing death of plants. On the other hand, costs of control activities are relatively expensive. Therefore, effective and cheap control technologies are indispensable.

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In Vitro Assembling of Sugarcane Varieties Tolerant to Wet Climate

ESTATE CROPS INOVATION– In vitro culture could assemble new varieties. One method of in vitro culture, which is effective and efficient way to assemble high yielding varieties, is through in vitro selection, in which the desired new properties have been directed since there are cultured.

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Genetic Evaluation of Yield Potential and Other Important Characters in Physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) to Support New High Yielding Variety Development

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION – Genetic evaluation is needed in order to develop high yielding varieties of physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.), an important oil producing crop needed to support development of renewable energy resources program in Indonesia. The collected genetic data are important for designing the appropriate Jatropha breeding program.

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