Increasing Lemon grass Herb Yield and Quality Through Nitrogen Addition

Estate Crops News – The role of nitrogen in the process of  photosynthesis is very important. It affects the growth, development and yield, especially leaves. Lemon grass produces citronella oil that contained in the leaves. One of the efforts to increase leaves yield  is by application of N fertilizer.

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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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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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Morphological Characteristic, Yield Potential, and Major Rhizome Constituante of Nine Accession Number of Wild Ginger

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Wild ginger is one of Zingiberaceae family. Plant use as a medicine for stamina improvement, anticancer and antiinfection. Balittro had collected wild ginger from several area and potential characters should be evaluated. Characterization was conducted at Cicurug experimental garden – West Java on 2009-2010. Seed rhizome of nine acession was planted […]

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