Nitrogen management on sustainable patchouli production

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin Benth.) one of plant which is producing essential oil called patchouli oil. The oil produced by destilation herbage. The crops are responsive to fertilizers especially nitrogen and N concentration in leaves 5.58%. The condition is potentially to decline of soil fertility.

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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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Patchouli Seeds Production and Handing to Provide Good Quality of Seed

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin Benth.) is a primary essential oil plant of Indonesia.  It produces patchouli oil, and provides almost 90 % of world essential oil.  To  maintain the stability of market demand, it is necessary to develop sustainable production system of patchouli plantation. For the purpose, providing high quality seeds supply […]

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