Morphological and Agronomics Diversity of COcoa Characteristics Local Promosing Clones Germplasm in South Sulawesi

Estate Crops News – Cocoa (Theobroma cacao  L.) is one of  important estate crops commodities which plays a role on Indonesian economy. South Sulawesi has a potency to generate superior clones of cocoa. A number of local cocoa clones from South Sulawesi has been recommended in rehabilitation and rejuvenation in the implementation of cocoa “Gernas” […]

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Effect of Internodes Number and Stems Length on Viability of Citronella Seeds (Cympobogon nardus L.)

Estate Crops News – Development of citronella required the availability of good quality seed. Presently, standard information of citronella seed quality is not available.  The results of experiment indicated that viability of citronella seeds was affected by stolon internodes number and stem length. Seeds with two internodes and stem length 25 cm has better viability […]

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Resistance-Screening of Patchouli Somaclones on Bacterial Wilt Disease (Ralstonia solanacearum)

Estate Crops News – Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is one of the most important diseases on patchouli. The developing patchouli resistance varieties against  wilt disease conducted through the induction of somaclonal variation produced resistant patchouli somaclones against R. solanacearum (in-vitro).

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Correlation Among Physical, Physiological Characters of Rhizome Type and Viability of Large White Ginger

Estate Crops News – One of the problems in the large white ginger production of (Zigiber officinale Rosc.) is high requirement for seed rhizome (+2 ton per ha). Efficiency of propagation materia has been carried out through research that aims to determine the initial character of rhizome related to seed viability of ginger rhizome and […]

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Callus Induction and Plant Regeration of Two Sugarcane Varieties (Saccharum officinarum L.) through In Vitro

Estate Crops News – Generally, sugarcane propagation was done by vegetative cuttings. The technique had limitation of producing seeds in a large scale. In order to increase productivity of sugarcane, it is required to provide sugarcane seeds in large scale.

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Growth and Crop Production as Well as the Farmer’s Income in Stepwise Replanting Pattern

Estate Crops News – The total area of small holders’ oil palms in Indonesia that must be replanted is 1.26 billion gectares or 35% of the national total area. Replanting of the oil plams is highly cost. The objective of study was to get a replanting pattern that is cheaper and more efficient. The research […]

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Field Performance of Cacao Somatic Embryos Derived Plants

Estate Crops News – Approximately 75 millions of cacao seedlings propagated through somatic embryogenesis (SE) have been planted in the field. Evaluation of the performance of those SE derived plants needs to be continued. The research aimed to evaluate the performance of the cacao SE derived plants in the field have been implemented in 8 […]

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The Effect of Gamma Irradiation on the Growth and Production of Small White Ginger

Estate Crops News – Genetic variability of ginger germplasm was low, therefore it was necessary to broaden genetic variability using gamma irradiation. Result showed that accession influenced radiosensitivity. Accession Halina 1 was more radiosensitive tha ZIOF 0048, indicated by LD50 of Halina 1 was 11.0693 Gy, lower than ZIOF 0048 13.4254 Gy.

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