Induced Mutation Using Colchicine and in Vitro Selection Using Polyethylene Glycol for Drought-Tolerant Sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Creating of varieties can be done through mutation breeding at the cellular level, combined with in vitro selection. This research was conducted at the UPBUP from January until December 2017 to find out colchicine concentration and treatment duration which effectively produced tolerant mutant through in vitro drought selection using polyethylene glycol (PEG). […]

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The Effect of Plastic Mulch Period on White Grubs Population and Productivity of Sugar Cane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The period of using plastic mulch on white grubs population and productivity of sugar cane at white grubs endemic area was conducted in Banyuputih Village, Situbondo on planting season of 2014/2015. Treatment consisted of 5 plastic mulch period (1) Before raining (SBH), (2) One day after rainfall, 14 mm (1 HSH), […]

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Organik Matter: It’s Role in Sustainable Farming of Sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Organik matter has an important role in determining soil health of sugarcane, i.e. soil capacity to support sugarcane to produce sustainable high yield. Soil organic matter influences soil physical, chemical, and biological properties, so that a consequence of declining soil organic matter is poorer soil fertility and lower yield.

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Callus Induction and Plant Regeration of Two Sugarcane Varieties (Saccharum officinarum L.) through In Vitro

Estate Crops News – Generally, sugarcane propagation was done by vegetative cuttings. The technique had limitation of producing seeds in a large scale. In order to increase productivity of sugarcane, it is required to provide sugarcane seeds in large scale.

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Sugarcane Productivity and Yield Increased with Sprouting Physiological Engineering

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) was one of the strategic commodity, because it was used as raw material for various industries such as sugar, ethanol, amino acids, organic acids and foodstuffs. Therefore, development and improvement of productivity programs became the priority.

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Revealing the Endophyte Potentials to Improve Sugarcane Health and Support an Increase in Sugar Production

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Escalation of sugarcane productivity to support self-sufficiency in sugar in 2014 should be followed with improving environmentally friendly cultivation sys-tem. One of the alternatives is the use of endophyte. Endophyte is a microorganism naturally integrated with healthty plant and lives inside plant tissues without giving any negative effects.

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Sugarcane Technology Innovation : Core Sample, Increase Farmer Interest

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Transparency yield results between farmers and Sugar Company (PG) is often a problem. With cane supply 95% of people still rely on sugar cane farmers, cane farmers the confidence of course a concern PG and SOE Sugar. Director PTPN X, Subiyono said today it has developed a technology Core Sample. “With […]

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Performances of 10 superior varieties of Sugarcane in KP- Ngemplak-Pati

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is an important and high economic value crop as sugar producer. Increasing sugarcane production is strongly influenced by the availability of high quality of superior seed, and its cultivation is strongly influenced by environmental conditions, both soil and climate. Therefore, in the future its assembly program is […]

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