Varietas Unggul Lokal Tembakau Magetan

VARIETAS UNGGUL PERKEBUNAN – Sidang pelepasan varietas tembakau lokal Magetan dilaksanakan di Hotel Bumi Wiyata Kota Depok pada tanggal 2 November 2017 bersama-sama dengan pelepasan beberapa komoditas perkebunan lainnya. Tembakau Magetan merupakan tembakau rakyat yang diproses secara rajangan. Tembakau ini sudah berkembang sejak tahun 1910 di wilayah Kecamatan Parang, Kabupaten Magetan dengan luas areal rata-rata […]

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Adaptation Test of Superior Varieties Sugarcane in Dryland Agroecological Conditions

Estate Crops News – Selection of new superior varieties adapted to dry agroecology was a wise move to support the development of sugarcane. In general, the land thus fulfilled its water from the rain. Therefore we need a strategy for optimizing the production of sugarcane by eliminating barriers. In fiscal year 2012 research activities was  […]

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Potency and Prospect of Physic Nut Seeds for Substitution for Stove Fuel in Villager Households

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) has been recommended as one of a new and renewable energy source. Utilization of physic nut seeds as an energy source in Indonesian villages has not been intensively published. The stove using jatropha seed was designed by Balittas and prospective to be applied to fulfill the […]

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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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Variability and Improvement of Processing Method for Several Types of Local Sliced Tobaccos in The Growing Areas

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Tobacco (Nicotiana tabaccum L.) is grown in fourteen provinces of Indonesia including Nangroe Aceh Darusalam (NAD), North Sumatera, West Sumatera, Jambi, South Sumatera, Lampung, West Java, Central Java, East Java, Bali, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and South Sulawesi, with varied processing methods. The method used is influenced […]

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Karangploso (KR) 15 Kenaf Variety

SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – Karangploso (KR) 15 Kenaf Variety has characteristics that are not very is also designed to be planted at red yellow podzolic soil. The variety that comes from line 85-9-66-1 released based on the Ministry of Agriculture Decree No. 134/Kpts/SR.120/2/2007 has a similar fiver yield with KR 14, i.e. around […]

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