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. Several factors can affect the development of pest populations in the field, one of […]

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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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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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Status and Control Strategy of Important Sugarcane Diseases In Indonesia

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – There were more than 30 diseases have been recorded since sugarcane grown for sugar in Indonesia.  And yet, only few diseases considered as major diaseases since they decreased productivity up to 20% and sugar content significantly.  They were: sereh caused by Phytoplasm, pokkah boeng caused by Fusarium moniliformae, leafscald caused by Xanthomonas albineans, […]

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Farm Efficiency of Sugar Cane in Gorontalo Province

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Sugarcane is an important commodity in Gorontalo Province. However, the development of sugarcane farming is constrained by limited cultivation land and low productivity of sugarcane. The government continues to improve farm productivity and efficiency through the application of technology, optimization of the use of agricultural tools and machinery, production input assistance, […]

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Upaya Membumikan Inovasi Teknologi Budidaya Tanaman Tebu Mendukung Swasembada Gula

INFO PERKEBUNAN – Kajian kelayakan secara ekonomis untuk meyakinkan petani bahwa paket teknologi budidaya yang diterapkan layak dan menguntungkan. Peningkatan pendapatan terjadi karena produksi tebu yang dihasilkan lebih tinggi dibandingkan tanam sistem tanam tunggal, double planting maupun petani non kopetani non kooperator mencapai 1,44 dengan BC ratio 3,02. Dari hasil perhitungan analisis usahatani tersebut diharapkan […]

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Mutant Planlet Formation of Sugarcane Tolerant Sodium Chloride Through In Vitro Selection and Mutation

ICECRD PUBLICATIONS – The needs of sugarcane continue to increase so extensification of farming is needed to meet the demand. However, the available land is the sub-optimal land such as saline land. For this reason, salinity tolerant varieties are needed. To used create sugarcane varieties that are tolerant to salinity stress induction mutation technology using […]

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Induced Mutation Using Colchicine and in Vitro Selection Using Polyethylene Glycol for Drought-Tolerant Sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Creating of varieties can be done through mutation breeding at the cellular level, combined with in vitro selection. This research was conducted at the UPBUP from January until December 2017 to find out colchicine concentration and treatment duration which effectively produced tolerant mutant through in vitro drought selection using polyethylene glycol (PEG). […]

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