Turina-3 Turmeric Variety


SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – Turina-3 turmeric (Curcuma domestica Val) has the selection number Cudo 38, flowering period of 4-5 months, white-brownish yellow flowers, 180 + 2.2 cm plant height, 7 + 0,61 plantlets, oval-shaped leaves, 2,0 + 0,62 parent rhizomes, 8,68 + 2,98 primary rhizomes, brown rhizome skin, orange rhizome flesh, 500 – 2.500 g rhizome weight/clump.

Its superiority is that the variety has a thizome quality containing 8,55 + 0,83 % curcumin, 5,2% volatile oil, 21,92% water soluble essence, 14,89% alcohol soluble essence, and 0,29% ash. Suitable to be developed in sandy clay soil at altitude between 0-2000 m above sea level with rainfall between 2.000-4.000 mm/year.

It is potential to be developed for herbal/traditional and pharmaceutical industries.


Inventor : Cheppy Syukur, Siti Fatimah Syahid, Laba Udarno, Supriadi, Otih Rostiana, Budi Martono

Indonesian Spice and Medicinal Crops Research Insitute

IPR Protection Status : Variety Registration No. 129/PVHP/2009

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