Identification Of The Condition Of Rubber Entres Before Purification Activities In Tanah Habang Village

ESTATE CROPS INFO – On March 9, 2021, identification of the condition of the Entres garden was carried out in Tanah Habang Village, Mataraman District, Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan Province. The rubber tree plantations consist of clones PB.260 and IRR 112 with an area of ​​0.5 hectares. From the results of the identification of the condition […]

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Identification Of Local Superior Rubber Characteristics In North Lampung

Plantation News – By conducting continuous research through observation and identification and analysis of the quality of latex rubber, local superior rubber clones can be produced from free-pollinated crosses in the development area. crosses in the future are expected to be obtained soon. (ANJAS) For details, download full text: plantation_WartaVol27No2-2021.pdf

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Spacing Revolution To Increase Rubber Farmers’ Income

ICECRD NEWS – With a narrow land area, the average rubber farmer in Indonesia is only able to pocket an income of around Rp. 3.2 million/year. Intercropping can help increase farmers’ income. However, in mature rubber plantations, the light intensity decreases so that the growth of intercrops is less than optimal. Researchers from Balittri revealed, changing the spacing […]

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Improvement of National Rubber Productivity through Acceleration of Innovation Adoption at The Farmer’s Level

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – This article presents Indonesia’s rubber productivity in general, technologies to increase rubber productivity, technology adoption constraints,and strategies to accelerate technology adoption, especially for smallholding farmers. Compared to other main producer countries, Indonesia’s rubber productivity is still relatively low. This is due to the majority of Indonesia’s rubber is smallholder plantation which […]

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Root Trainer Media Containing Cocopeat and Peat to Support Growth and Quality of Rubber Rootstock Root

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The physical and chemical properties of the growing medium for root trainer of rubber are critical to support plant growth. This study aimed to obtain the best medium for growing rootstock rubber seedlings in the root trainer.  Rubber clone PR 300 seeds were germinated for 21 days, then raised in root trainer pots for five months. […]

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Soil Tillage in Land Clearing for Rubber Plantation

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Rubber agribusiness is still reliable by many plantation companies in Indonesia. As a part of land preparation, tillage is very important and becoming a standard procedure on rubber cultivation. Tillage by machinery through ripping, plowing and harrowing has been established since many years ago in commercial rubber plantation in Sumatra. The rubber price that fluctuates […]

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The Status of IRR Series Rubber Clones From Indonesia Breeding Activity and Its Adoption in Indonesia Rubber Plantation

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Rubber breeding activities in Indonesia have occurred for 4 generations and result in increasing plant productivity. IRR (Indonesian Rubber Research) series clones are the fourth generation of rubber clones that its selection started in 1985. The clones have high potency in productivity (>2.500 kg/ha) and have fast growth rate so that the […]

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The Adaptation Test Of Six Rubber Clones In Tidal Swamps

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Ideal land for growing rubber tree has increasingly limited. Hence farmers and companies were looking for alternative planting of rubber tree in non-conventional areas such as the land of tidal swamps. The study was conducted at Bangun Harjo Village, Air Sugihan Regency, Ogan Komering Ilir (OKI) District, South Sumatera Province, Indonesia from […]

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In-Vivo Potency of Bacterial Cellulose As Nano-Filler Elastomer Thermoplastics Rubber (ETPS)

Estate Crops News – Microbial cellulose is one of the biopolymer in the form of nano-sized ribbons with a length of less than 100 nm and a width of 2-4 nm. Some bacteria are known to produce cellulose namely Acetobacter, Agrobacterium, Alcaligenes, Pseudomonas, Rhizobium, and Sarcina. Synthesis of bacterial cellulose forming microfibril bundle highly crystalline […]

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