Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development Supports Innovative And Collaborative Research (RIK), IAARD

As a follow-up to the Collaborative Innovative Research discussion meeting at the Margo City Hotel on September 4, 2020, the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) as Coordinator of the Main Priority Program (PPU) for the Development of Spices and Medicines, held a coordination meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in the […]

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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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Problems In The Development And Innovation Of Ecology-Based Nutmeg Cultivation Technology

PLANTATION PUBLICATIONS – Nutmeg ( Myristica fragrans HOUTT) is one of Indonesia’s spice plants. The economic value of the nutmeg plant is fruit, seeds and mace. In addition, through the distillation process essential oils are produced. The increasing need for products from the nutmeg plant and as a source of foreign exchange has made the nutmeg plant one of the […]

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Utilization Of Nano Technology For The Production Of Pesticides

PLANTATION NEWS – Biopesticides are one of the efforts to control pests and diseases that are environmentally friendly. Several biopesticides have been tested and are effective in controlling coffee pests and diseases. Along with the development of the times, nanotechnology can be applied to biopesticide formulation techniques. Nanobiopesticides are pesticide technologies consisting of small particles or small structures […]

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Eucalyptus Innovation From IAARD

PLANTATION NEWS – Eucalyptus Is A Plant From Australia That Is Much Wanted For Its Oil. Eucalyptus oil is obtained through the distillation process of its leaves which are said to be rich in antioxidants and 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol) compounds. Head of Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development Ministry of Agriculture Dr. Fadjry Djufry, Msi said that […]

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Integrated Cocoa Fruit Rot Disease Technology (BBK)

PLANTATION NEWS – Phytophthora palmivora is a pathogenic fungus that causes cocoa pod rot (BBK). This pathogen attacks various parts of the cocoa plant, including: leaves, base of stems, stems, twigs, shoots, flower beds, and fruit. P. palmivora can attack cocoa at various age levels, from nurseries to mature plants. The intensity of this pathogen attack can reach 85% in […]

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Gamal (Glyricidia Maculata) Young Leaf Extract Control Cocoa Fruit Pentil Withers

PLANTATION NEWS – Glyricidia plants as cocoa plants must be pruned regularly (2-3 times / year). The results of the pruning can be used as a source of body horon that is extracted from young leaves. Old leaves can be used as organic fertilizer for cocoa plants. Cocoa nipple wilt can be controlled by utilizing protective leaf trimming waste ( Glyricidia ) which […]

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Formulation Of Trichoderma Biological Agent To Control BPB In Pepper Plants

PLANTATION NEWS – Stem rot (BPB) on pepper (piper nigrum) is a soil contagion which is difficult to know. Withering symptoms that occur in pepper plants are generally an advanced stage of infection. The use of biological agents that can be applied in the soil around the roots of pepper is considered an efficient approach to reduce […]

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Meranti Liberoid Superior Variety 1 Superior Coffee From Meranti Islands

PLANTATION NEWS – Meranti Liberoid Coffee is very suitable for the development of coffee plants in peatlands. This has all been proven by the development of the Liberoid coffee plant in the Meranti Islands, Riau Province, precisely in the Coastal Excitious Islands covering an area of ​​1,000 ha on gambaut land. Liberoid coffee flavor Meranti 1 […]

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The Use Of Superior Seeds To Improve Oil Quality And Income Of Lemongrass Business

PUSLITBANGBUN NEWS – Citronella oil ( Cymbopogon nardus ), is one of Indonesia’s sources of foreign exchange. In 2022 it is estimated that the marketing value of world lemongrass oil will reach more than US $ 70 million and Indonesia produces 40% of the world’s supply. The quality of Indonesian lemongrass oil is low because farmers generally grow local […]

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