Get To Know The Nutmeg Forest Of South Aceh

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Forest nutmeg in South Aceh is found mostly in hilly areas and is identified as Myristica schifferii Warb. Trees with plant height can reach 20 meters. The fruit is round to slightly oval. The color of the young fruit skin is greenish, and the fruit that is old, the skin of the fruit is […]

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Problems In The Development And Innovation Of Ecology-Based Nutmeg Cultivation Technology

PLANTATION PUBLICATIONS – Nutmeg ( Myristica fragrans HOUTT) is one of Indonesia’s spice plants. The economic value of the nutmeg plant is fruit, seeds and mace. In addition, through the distillation process essential oils are produced. The increasing need for products from the nutmeg plant and as a source of foreign exchange has made the nutmeg plant one of the […]

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The Effectivity of Drying Methods to Minimize Aflatoxin of Dried Nutmeg

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Indonesian nutmeg export is constrained due to aflatoxin content that exceeds the minimum limit. This study was aimed at examining the effectiveness of three drying types of nutmeg to diminish aflatoxin contamination. The three drying types tested were (a) the rack type house with a source of solar energy heat combined […]

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Characteristics of Oil and Trimyristin Isolation of Papua Nutmeg Seeds

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Nutmeg oils produced by the distillation of nutmeg seed is one of Indonesia’s export commodities. In Fakfak Regency of Papua, nutmeg Myristica argentea type is well developed. The type of nutmeg is good oil producer, however its characteristics has not been known. Nutmeg seed (especially the mature one) also contain fats […]

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