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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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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Silicon (Si): Beneficial Element for Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Silicon (Si) is one of the most abundant elements in the earth’s crust, but it is mostly inert and only slightly soluble and available to plants. Source of Si in the earth are minerals and biogenic pools.  Sugarcane is known to absorb more Si than any othermineral nutrient, with the potential […]

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