Potency of Black Tea Filtrate as UV Protectant to S/NPV JTM 97 C in Controlling Helicoverpa armigera

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Helicoverpa armigera is the important pest on soybean which  usually controlled by chemical insecticide spraying, so it should be replaced by naturally control using biological agents such as Spodoptera litura Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus (S/NPV) JTM 97 C. It has some weakness such as during it’s applied in the field the effectiveness can become decreased […]

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Diversification of Tea Based Products in The Food, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industry

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Tea is a popular beverage in the world that have health benefits. Over the period 2006-2016 the amount of tea production and consumption in the world increased significantly. International Tea Committee reported that amount of world tea production in 2016 reached 5.46 million tons with total consumption reaching 5. 1 million tons. […]

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“Therapi” Tea, Processed Tea Products that Are Refreshing and Healthy

ESTATE CROPS PRODUCTS – Drinking tea in the morning, noon to night is a habit of Indonesian society long ago, both in cold and hot weather. Tea consumption is increasing because the chemical content of tea is beneficial to improve body health. Another benefit of consuming tea is to reduce the risk of heart disease, […]

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Pests Control in Tea Plantation

ESTATE CROPS INNOVATION – Problem in pesticide residues as a result of excessive use of pesticides in tea plantations needs to pay attention in order to secure and increase tea exports of Indonesia. Efforts to minimize the use of pesticides and residue problems are possibly to be done through 3 (three) approaches : (a) non-chemical […]

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