Industrial Crops Research Journal Vol. 26 No. 2, 2020

PUBLICATIONS OF ESTATE CROPS – Industrial Crops Research Journal is a primary scientific publication that contains the results of research on estate crops commodities that have not been loaded on any media. Beginning in 2017, this journal is published twice a year (June, and December), by the Indonesia Center for Estate Crops Research and Development […]

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The Head Of ICECRD Receives A Visit From The Special Staff Of The Governor And Head Of BPTP South Sumatra

The Ministry of Agriculture is currently encouraging investment inflow and strives to continue increasing exports. One of the mainstays of exports is plantation commodities, even being the largest contributor to foreign exchange in the non-oil and gas sector, one of which is through enhancing research and development programs for advanced plantation technology by producing superior varieties […]

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The Role Of Paclobutrazol In Increasing Big White Ginger Seed Production

PLANTATION NEWS – PBZ application by watering the roots of the JPB plant, when the plants are four months after planting (BST) can increase seed rhizome production by 22% and the number of branch rhizomes by 68% and increase seed viability (growth power) by 30 % and the speed grew by 41%. The use of PBZ […]

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Utilization Of Peatlands For Development Of Liberika Coffee

PLANTATION NEWS – The need for coffee continues to increase both domestically and abroad, to meet these needs experiencing several obstacles such as competition in land use such as Robusta coffee in the lowlands, Arabica coffee in the highlands. There is a large area of ​​peatland with a low level of competition. For the development of Liberika […]

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Lavandula Officinalis Based Aromatherapy Candles

PLANTATION NEWS – Lavandula officinalis -based aromatherapy candles The use of essential oils as aromatherapy is a very prospective opportunity in the development of diversified natural products, which are safe for health and the environment. The benefits of lavender-based aromatherapy candles can relax the body, can eliminate negative ions in the body, are useful for refreshing and reducing stress, […]

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Porang (Amorphophallus Muelleri) And Cultivation Method

PLANTATION NEWS – Porang ( Amorphophallus oncophyllus muelleri Blume) is a type of porang plant that grows in forests, can grow under plant stands such as: teak, mahogany, sono keling and sengon. Porang is a shrub (herb) which has tubers in the soil. Porang tubers have high economic value, because they contain glucomannan which is good for health and […]

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Warta Puslitbang Plantation Vol. 26 No. 1, 2020

WARTA PERKEBUNAN – Industrial Crops Research and Development Newsletter contains the main activities as well as the results of research and development of plantations. Commodity Information: Porang ( Amorphophallus muelleri ) and cultivation methods Based aromatherapy candles lavender ( Lavandula officinalis ) The pathogenic blonde fungus is important in the pepper plant Utilization of peatlands for the development of […]

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Cocoa National Movement (GERNAS) Between Expectations And Reality

PLANTATION INFO – The results of the PSEKP study showed that most of the farmers did not understand the Gernas Cocoa program, especially regarding SE technology, side grafting and shoot grafting, so that many failed in the replanting. The central government must encourage local governments to mobilize local extension workers to increase interaction with farmers in […]

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The Potential Of Red Betel As Respiratory Medicine And Its Propagation Technique

PLANTATION INFO – Red betel leaves contain essential oils, such as kadanen, kavikol, cineol, eugenol, kariofolene, carvacrol, terpinen and sesquiterpenes. The bioactive compounds of red betel leaf have been widely studied to have anti-viral activity, are mucolytic, and decongestant (loosens the respiratory tract). Corona virus or Covid-19 is a virus that is difficult to eradicate. This virus […]

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If The Price Of Petroleum Falls, How Competitive Will Palm Biodiesel Be?

PLANTATION INFO – The trend in the direction of crude oil prices depends on the length of time the Covid-19 outbreak and economic recovery will take place. If it is estimated that the Covid-19 outbreak will last until the end of 2020, then the economic recovery will only begin in early 2021, meaning that crude oil […]

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