Water Transport and Growth of Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) Under Soil Mechanical Impedance

Estate Crops News – The ability to adapt to soil mechanical impedance was considered to support cashew growing in drought prone areas, since those areas are sometimes aggravated by problem on soil mechanical impedance. The response of water transport and growth under soil mechanical impedance was  evaluated  at  two  productive  cashew  accessions.

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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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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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Potency of Endophytic Bacteria of the Bitter King

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Endophytic bacteria live within healthy plant tissue and play important roles, such as producing compounds of plant growth regulators substances such as IAA, GA3, and Cytokinin. The aims of this research is to evaluate the potential of endophytic bacteria to promote the growth, andrographolide content, and dry matter yield of king […]

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