Bululuwang Sugarcane Seed Certification

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The Bululawang variety is a high yielding high yielding sugarcane variety, which has the characteristics of new shoots that continue to grow before the cutting period. Before being used, seeds of superior varieties must be certified to ensure their quality, both genetically, physically, physiologically, and pathologically. (anjas) Download full text : Info Tekbun 13 (6) […]

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Manual Type Sugar Cane Budchip Tool

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Sugarcane ( Saccharum officinarum  L.) is a plantation crop that is included in the self-sufficiency program. Its development needs to be stimulated by providing some technological input, especially agricultural tools and machines. Most of the sugarcane plants in Indonesia are sugarcane farmers or people’s sugarcane. Sugarcane plantation area is 429.929 hectares (Ditjenbun, 2019). The projected national […]

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On Farm Technology Innovation In Sugar Cane: Improvement Of Seed System

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – So far, to plant sugarcane, seeds are used in the form of: top cuttings, lonjoran, rayungan, 2 eyed mule, bud set (one eye mule). Balittas improved the technique of providing seeds in the form of bud chips and made a bud chipper machine. Bud chipper is a tool / machine that is used […]

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Borer Pests In The Early Growth Of Sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – So far, the attack of several types of borer pests in this period of young plants in Indonesia has not received serious attention. Whereas the attack has the potential to significantly reduce the productivity and quality of sugarcane. (Anjas) Several factors can affect the development of pest populations in the field, one […]

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Sugarcane Farming Dilemma: A Case Study Of Smallholder Sugarcane In Malang

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The Ministry of Agriculture has rolled out ratoon unloading and ratoon care programs, but the realization in the field is still low. For example in Malang Regency, in 2015 the realization of the ratoon unloading program only reached about 38%. The main obstacle is limited capital, given that farmers feel that with intensive […]

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Prospects Of Development Of Stevia (Stevia Rebaudiana) As A Natural Low Calorie Sweetener Sugar Substitution

ICECRD INFO – Stevia plants are very easy to cultivate and can be harvested 6-8 times a year. Optimal harvest time is before the emergence of flowers. Post-harvest handling of stevia plants is very easy and simple, just pick the leaves as in tea plants. Currently, there are several areas for the development of stevia plants in […]

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Fire Wound Disease (Sporisorium Scitamineum) Sugarcane Plants

ICECRD INFO – This disease is a systemic disease. Control efforts in the form of providing disease-free planting material as well as reducing inoculum sources and preventing transmission are needed. One of the sources of inoculum suppression can be done by immersing the planting material. This immersion treatment can be in the form of hot water 52oC for […]

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Domestic Sugar Availability Perspective And National Sugar Self-Sufficiency

PLANTATION PUBLICATIONS – This article aims to review the perspective of domestic sugar availability and national sugar self-sufficiency. The results of the review show that the existence of sugar as one of the basic needs of the Indonesian people is faced with the gap between production (2.5 million tons / year) and consumption (5.7 million). […]

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Analysis of Genetic Stability of Micropropagated Sugarcane in Different Subculture Frequencies Using SSR Marker

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – In vitro technique is an effective method to produce high quality and uniform sugarcane seedlings. This study was aimed to determine genetic stability based on SSR marker analysis of six varieties of sugarcane subcultured in regeneration media. It was conducted at the ICABIOGRAD Molecular Biology Laboratory, Bogor, from May 2015 to October […]

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