Prediction Model of Moisture , Fat, and Free Fatty Acid Content of Physic Nut (Jatropha curcas L.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Physic nut is a potential source of biodiesel. It is high in fat content, above 40% and has not been usesed for other purposes. Moisture, free fatty acid, and fat content are the chemical compounds and determinant factor for physic nut seed quality. The objective of this study was to develop […]

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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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Development of Seeds Industry of Cashew

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) is very important to the economy of communities in marginal areas, such as provinces of NTT, NTB, South Sulawesi, and Southeast Sulawesi. Demand of cashew keeps increasing, however, crop productivity is still low so that the production and farmers’ income are not optimal yet. Low crop productivity […]

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