The Effect of Gamma Irradiation on the Growth and Production of Small White Ginger

Estate Crops News – Genetic variability of ginger germplasm was low, therefore it was necessary to broaden genetic variability using gamma irradiation. Result showed that accession influenced radiosensitivity. Accession Halina 1 was more radiosensitive tha ZIOF 0048, indicated by LD50 of Halina 1 was 11.0693 Gy, lower than ZIOF 0048 13.4254 Gy.

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Halina-1 Small White Ginger Variety

SUPERIOR VARIETY OF ESTATE CROPS – The superior variety of Halina-1 small white ginger originally comes from Wade Area in Sumedang Regency, West Java. The variety that has the accession code ZIOF-0049 and genotype code JPK-G passed from the Variety Releasing COmmittee on 3 May 2006. The productivity of the rhizome is 10.50 tons/ha.

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