ISFCRI Evaluation Of The Purity Of Cotton Plant Varieties In Bali

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The Indonesian Sweetener & Fiber Crops Research Institute (ISFCRI) as one of the technical implementing units (UPT) of the ICECRD, IAARD, Ministry of Agriculture conducted an evaluation of the purity of cotton plant varieties (11-13 April 2022) in Bali. This activity is a follow-up to the request from the Department of Agriculture, […]

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IIBCRI Successfully Releases First Gayo Arabica Coffee 3

PLANTATION NEWS – The Plantation Plant Variety Release Session held by the Directorate of Plantation Seeds, the Directorate General of Plantations-Ministry of Agriculture in Bogor 12-14 April 2022, stated that the Gayo 3 Arabica Coffee proposed by theIndonesian Industrial & Bevarages Crops Research Institute (IIBCRI) passed for release. IIBCRI as the technical implementing unit (UPT) […]

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Forcipomyia Pollinating Insects On Cocoa Plants

Plantation News – Theobroma cacaoL. or commonly referred to as cacao is a plant of the Malvaceae family that experiences incompatibility in the self-pollination process so that flower pollination is carried out cross-pollination. Pollination of cacao flowers is done with the help of insects and wind. Several insects are known to play a role in the process of […]

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Benefits Of Temu Ireng Rhizome As Traditional Medicine

WARTA PLANTATIONS – Temu ireng is one of the Zingiberaceae plant species that has been known to the public as a traditional medicine. Usually, the benefits of Intersection Ireng are used as ingredients for natural medicinal herbs. For example, to treat coughs, asthma, scabies, worms, malaria, and as an appetite-enhancing drug. For parents who have children who have […]

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Community Cocoa Rehabilitation To Increase Crop Productivity

WARTA INFO – The productivity of community cocoa plants is still very low, only 600 kg/ha/year, far below its potential which can reach 2.5 tons/ha/year. The causes of low community cocoa productivity include, 1) inappropriate cultivation practices, 2) high number of old/damaged plants, 3) low plant population of only around 600 plants/ha and land degradation. To increase […]

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The Potential Of Coconut Sugar In The Banyumas Regency’s Economy

WARTA INFO – Banyumas Regency is an area that has high potential in farming. Apart from being a rice granary area, this area has also developed a variety of commodities produced from various types of farming, including the plantation sub-sector. The results of the mapping of the clustering of agro-industrial commodities in Banyumas Regency show superior potential […]

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Post-Harvest Handling Of Low Aflatoxin Nutmeg

WARTA INFO – Nutmeg as a plantation commodity has high economic value because the annual export value of Indonesian nutmeg is estimated at around 30 million euros per year. However, recently there has been frequent rejection of Indonesian nutmeg in the international market due to aflatoxin contamination. The postharvest handling technology of nutmeg which has been controlled […]

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Source Of Superior Varieties Of Nutmeg Seeds

WARTA INFO – Nutmeg is one of the main and original spice commodities from Indonesia. So far, only 9 varieties of nutmeg have been released, the majority from Eastern Indonesia and all of them are the result of observations of existing crops in the community. The main distinguishing characteristic between varieties is the appearance of the fruit […]

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Efficient Use Of Seeds In Three Varieties Of Turmeric

WARTA INFO – The use of quality seeds is important to increase agricultural production. Utilization of various sizes of rhizomes showed that there was efficiency in the use of plant material without reducing viability, growth performance and rhizome production. The materials used in Curdonia 1 and Turina 2 varieties can be achieved by utilizing seeds from branchless […]

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Phythopthora Palmivora Causes Nutmeg Leaf Fall Disease

WARTA INFO – Nutmeg is a commodity that has high economic value. In 2014 Indonesia was ranked second in the world as a producer of nutmeg. However, nutmeg production in the last decade tends to decline. Disturbances caused by pests and diseases are thought to be one of the causes. Leaf fall disease in nutmeg plants has not […]

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