Research Status and Strategy in Increase Patchouli Content in Patchouli Oil

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Patchouli (pogostemon cablin Benth.) as the oil-producing plant is known through patchouli oil. Patchouli oil is one of natural ingredient that has a very important role in the industry of cosmetics and perfumes. Patchoulol (patchouli alcohol/PA) is the most important compound which secretes aroma and are often used as an indicator […]

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Identification of Morpho-Physiological Characters Determining Yield in Cashew Nut

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Cashew productivity in Indonesia is still low, due to improper cultivation technique and the use of unimproved varieties. Crop yield is determined by several morpho-physiological characters such as leaf area, leaf thickness, the number of stomata, the rate of photosynthesis, chlorophyll content, relative water content (RWC), and leaf osmotic potential.

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