Grafting Technology for Support Extensification, Replanting, and Rehabilitation of Cashew Plantation

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Initially cashew cultivation was aimed at marginal land conservation. A tight spacing (3 m x 3 m) so that the crown can cover the ground as quickly as possible to prevent soil erosion during rain and deciduous cashew leaves will add soil organic matter. Therefore aspects of plant productivity have not […]

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Research Status and Strategy in Increase Patchouli Content in Patchouli Oil

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Patchouli (pogostemon cablin Benth.) as the oil-producing plant is known through patchouli oil. Patchouli oil is one of natural ingredient that has a very important role in the industry of cosmetics and perfumes. Patchoulol (patchouli alcohol/PA) is the most important compound which secretes aroma and are often used as an indicator […]

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The Potency of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria as Enviromentally Friendly Biological Controller Agent of Estate Crops Diseases

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Estate crops is one of foreigh exchange producers that an be relied on in the globalization era. Therefore, the production of estate crops process requres means of production that is efficient and enviromentally friendly to raise the competitiveness in the global market.

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Identification of Morpho-Physiological Characters Determining Yield in Cashew Nut

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Cashew productivity in Indonesia is still low, due to improper cultivation technique and the use of unimproved varieties. Crop yield is determined by several morpho-physiological characters such as leaf area, leaf thickness, the number of stomata, the rate of photosynthesis, chlorophyll content, relative water content (RWC), and leaf osmotic potential.

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International Seminar on Spice, Medicinal, and Aromatic Plants, 29 August

Indonesian Spices and Medicinal Crops Research Institute (IMACRI), Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development, Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development Ministry of Agricultural will hold a International Seminar on Spice, Medicinal, and Aromatic Plants on 29 August 2013 at Jakarta Convention Center (JCC), Jl. Gatot Subroto, Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia. Theme : “Spice, […]

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Cursina-3 Curcuma Variety

SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – Cursina-3 Curcuma (Curcuma xanthorriza roxburghii) is a result of individual selection from Majalengka. This Variety has an oblong elliptic leaf shape, 3-6 plantlets, 56-95 cm leaf length, 17-24 cm leaf width, green upper leaves and light green lower leaves, 8-11 leaves/plant. The rhizome has a rather conical shape,  light […]

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Turina-3 Turmeric Variety

SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – Turina-3 turmeric (Curcuma domestica Val) has the selection number Cudo 38, flowering period of 4-5 months, white-brownish yellow flowers, 180 + 2.2 cm plant height, 7 + 0,61 plantlets, oval-shaped leaves, 2,0 + 0,62 parent rhizomes, 8,68 + 2,98 primary rhizomes, brown rhizome skin, orange rhizome flesh, 500 – […]

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Turina-2 Turmeric Variety

SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – Turina-2 turmeric (Curcuma domestica Val) has the selection number Cudo 30, flowering period of 4-5 months, white-pale yellow flowers, 175 + 1.9 cm plant height, 7 + 0,32 plantlets, oval-shaped leaves, 1,48 + 0,69 parent rhizomes, 4,91 + 1,90 primary rhizomes, brown rhizomer skin, yellow-orange rhizome flesh, 500 – […]

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