Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development Strengthens Center Of Excellent Food Estate Program In Central Kalimantan

Head of the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) Ir. Syafaruddin, Ph.D., carried out a virtual consolidation with all Heads of Research Centers and researchers in the ICECRD (21/9/20). Consolidation related to the delivery of developments and field action plans for food estate activities in Central Kalimantan, especially the preparation of coconut seeds, coffee, and spices and medicinal plants. […]

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Ephestia Cautella, The Enemy Of Cocoa Beans In Savings

PLANTATION NEWS – Cocoa is a commodity that requires a long process before it can be enjoyed. Usually, cocoa harvested from the field then undergoes a drying and fermenting process. Before processing, cocoa is stored for some time in the storage room in the form of dry beans. One of the insects known to damage cocoa beans in […]

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Integrated Cocoa Fruit Rot Disease Technology (BBK)

PLANTATION NEWS – Phytophthora palmivora is a pathogenic fungus that causes cocoa pod rot (BBK). This pathogen attacks various parts of the cocoa plant, including: leaves, base of stems, stems, twigs, shoots, flower beds, and fruit. P. palmivora can attack cocoa at various age levels, from nurseries to mature plants. The intensity of this pathogen attack can reach 85% in […]

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Encouraging Cocoa Development And Productivity, IIBCRI Signs Mou With CSP

The Ministry of Agriculture  continues to encourage the development of modern agriculture which is based on technological innovation. In the midst of the Covid-19 threat that affected all lines, the agriculture and plantation sectors were considered to be able to survive compared to other industrial sectors. Including in the plantation sector, various ways sought by the Ministry […]

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Gamal (Glyricidia Maculata) Young Leaf Extract Control Cocoa Fruit Pentil Withers

PLANTATION NEWS – Glyricidia plants as cocoa plants must be pruned regularly (2-3 times / year). The results of the pruning can be used as a source of body horon that is extracted from young leaves. Old leaves can be used as organic fertilizer for cocoa plants. Cocoa nipple wilt can be controlled by utilizing protective leaf trimming waste ( Glyricidia ) which […]

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Export Acceleration: IIBCRI Encourages Increased Coffee Productivity Through Technical Guidance Online

PLANTATION ACTIVITIES – Tuesday (23/6) Indonesian Industrial & Bevarages Crops Research Institute (IIBCRI) again held an Online Technical Guidance (BTO) “Hulu Hilir Hulu Hilir Coffee Commodity” for Session II. Technical Guidance is a continuation of the first session. There are two interesting discussions that were presented at the BTO this time, namely the discussion on the Control […]

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Technical Guidance Coffee Entitled “Upstream Downstream Coffee Commodities”

PUSLITBANGBUN ACTIVITIES – Indonesian Industrial & Bevarages Crops Research Institute (IIBCRI) as one of the technical implementation units (UPT) in the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development that produces technology in coffee commodity plantations, dissemination is one of the main tasks that cannot be separated from the role of IIBCRI. In order to carry […]

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Penyakit Jamur Upas (Upasia salmonicolor) pada Tanaman Kakao

BERITA PERKEBUNAN – Jamur upas atau yang sering disebut sebagai pink disease merupakan penyakit yang ditemukan hampir di seluruh negara penghasil kakao. Penyakit ini disebabkan oleh aktivitas pathogen dari kelompok jamur basidiomycetes yaitu Upasia Salmonicolor pada tanaman. Patogen ini bersifat polifag yaitu memiliki beberapa inang antara lain, kopi, kakao, karet, teh, kina dan beberapa tanaman […]

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Resistance of Cocoa to Black Pod Disease (Phytophthora palmivora Butl.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The increase of cocoa production faces many problems such as black pod disease caused by Phytophthora palmivora. The disease may reduce the production of cocoa up to 44%. Control of the disease by chemical fungicides is costly and creates negative impact to humans and environment. Utilizing plant material which is resistant […]

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