In Vitro Multiplication of Patchouli uses Alternative Primary Medium

ESTATE CROPS INFO –  The quality of seeds are very  important in patchoulli cultivation. Cutting multiplication seeds are usually easy in transmitting diseases and relatively need a long time to grow. So far patchouli seeds  obtained conventionally with cutting has some constraints, hence tissue culture techniques becomes the solution once. The success of propagation and breeding […]

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Serological and PCR Detection of Virus(es) Associated with Mosaic Sumptoms on Patchouli Plant (Pogostemon cablin Benth)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Mosaic symptoms on patchouli plant are associated with several viruses, i.e. Potyvirus, Potexvirus, CMV, and BBWV2. The objective of the study was to detect virus(es) associated with mosaic symptoms on patchouli at the the patchouli seed nurseries, in Manoko, Cicurug, and Cijeruk. Thirty leaf samples either showing typical symptomatic mosaic or […]

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The Effect of Water Deficit on Physiological Characteristics of Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin Benth)

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin Benth) is one of plant that produces patchouli oil call patchouli oil. However, patchouli is susceptible to drought. The effect of global warming which changes rainfall pattern caused droughts in several regions including Indonesia. Therefore, it is important to find patchouli variety which is relatively tolerant to drought.

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