Increasing Oil Palm Production Through Fertilization And Amelioration As Well As High Groundwater Levels On Peatlands

Plantation News – Oil palm productivity on sapric peat can reach more than 30 tons of FFB/ha/year if managed properly. Fertilization and amelioration efforts on oil palm plantations on peatlands are carried out using manure, complete fertilizer and compost from empty oil palm fruit bunches (TKKS). The application of OPEFB (combination of 15 kg of oil […]

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ISPO Certificate Ownership Is An Effort To Improve The Welfare Of Oil Palm Farmers

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Oil palm in Indonesia is mostly cultivated by smallholders and it is predicted that by 2030 the percentage of ownership could reach 60%. It is hoped that future oil palm development is sustainable, especially in terms of economic, social and environmental dimensions. Sustainable oil palm development at the entrepreneur level is represented […]

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Feed Potency and Strategy of Palm-Cow Integration System Development in East Kalimantan

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The productivity and utilization of feed from oil palm plantation in East Kalimantan is still not optimal. One of the strategy to overcome this problem is through the implementation of palm-cow integration system, which providing organic fertilizer. The implementation of the system is still very limited. This study aims to estimate the […]

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Effectiveness of Several Types of N Fertilizer on Palm Oil Nursery

ESTATE CROPS INFO -Slow release N fertilizer formula is needed to increase N efficiency. The purpose of this research is to study the effect of several types of N fertilizer on palm oil nursery using Inceptisols Bogor. The research was conducted at green house and laboratory of Soil Research Institute, Bogor. Experiment design used was […]

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(Bahasa) Ekstrak Galaktomanan pada Daging Buah Kelapa dan Ampasnya serta Manfaatnya untuk Pangan

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Galactomannan is a polymer containing units mannopiranosa with βeta-(1-4) and unit galactopiranosa with bonding αlfa-(1-6). Galactomannan source that has been developed is of plant seeds Leguminoceae, the fenugreek (Trigonellafoenum graecum). The price of 250 mg extract of fenugreek yield 85% galactomannan reach to US $ 26.75 (Rp.250,000).

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Prospect of Peatland Utilization for Oil Palm Plantation in Indonesia

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Development of oil palm (Elaeis guenensis L.) plantations, has been proven to be able to increase people’s income, and has driven the region’s of economic growth in the centers of oil palm development. Utilization of peatlands for plantations will lead to high emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions, especially CO2 emissions. […]

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Assembling of Palm Oil Flowering Genetic Systems

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION- Assembling of Palm Oil Flowering Genetic Systems is one of the technological innovations generated by Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development in 2011. In the flowering cycle of palm oil, the sexual differentiation process begins with the formation of primordial interest of the flower meristem tissue. Once it happens the […]

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