B-02 Cashew Variety

Varietas Varietas Jambu Mete

SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – The cashew centers at present spreads from South East Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, North Maluku, and South East Maluku, East Java (Madura), Central Java, Bali, West Nusa Tenggara, and East Nusa Tenggara. The plant that has become an export commodity is very suitable to be developed in marginal land with dry climate.

Indonesia Research Institute for Industrial and Beverages Crops (BALITTRI) possesses superior lines readily to be developed. Line B-02 shows high production, i.e. 10.5 fruits/bunch/year and cashew production is 9.01 kg/plant/year. This line is tolerant to ellopeltis sp. In 2007 this line was realsed by the name Balakrisnan 02 (B-02). This superior cashew variety is suitable to be licensed to the business world.


Caracteristic B-02

Number of fruits per bunch 10,50

Cashew production (kg/plant/year) 9,01

Cashew weight (g/nut) 3,02

Recovery (%) 31,66

The age of ripe fruit (DAA/Days After Anthesis) 52,00

CNSL (%) 52,67

Taste bland

Color white


Inventor :M. Hadad EA., Sri Wahyuni, Nurliani Bermawie, Nawi, U. Rasiman

Indonesia Research Institute for Industrial and Beverages Crops (BALITTRI)

IPR Protection Status : Variety Registration  No. 12/PVHP/2008

Source: Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development

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