Control of Cocoa main pest Using Botanical Pesticide and Biological Agents

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The low productivity of cocoa in Indonesia such caused by pests and diseases. Many species of pests and diseases attack the cocoa plant. The major pest of cocoa in Indonesia, among others are cacao fruit borer (Conopomorpha cramerella) and fruit-sucking bugs (Helopeltis spp.).

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Botanical Pesticides

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION – intensification of the use of synthetic pesticides resulting in serious impacts, including the balance of the ecosystem disturbed agricultural land for natural enemies of pests killed. This state at any time can lead to an explosion of pests, so farmers had to use pesticides with concentrations higher than the recommendations given. […]

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Potential Smartz+ Fruits Borer Pest Control for Cocoa

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION – intensification of the use of synthetic pesticides resulting in serious impacts, including the balance of the ecosystem disturbed agricultural land for natural enemies of pests killed. This state at any time can lead to an explosion of pests, so farmers had to use pesticides with concentrations higher than the recommendations given.

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Perspektif ICECRD Vol. 8 No. 2, 2009

TABLE OF CONTENTS Entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana: Its potency and prospects for mites control; (Deciyanto, S. and I.G.A.A. Indrayani) Soil Characteristics which Induce Soil-Borne Pathogens of Tobacco; (Nurul Hidayah and djajadi) Prospect of Agave Development as A Source of Natural Fiber; (Budi Santoso) The  Use of  Transgenic Approach in  Developing Drought Tolerant Cotton Varieties; (Emy […]

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