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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Status and Control Strategy of Important Sugarcane Diseases In Indonesia

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – There were more than 30 diseases have been recorded since sugarcane grown for sugar in Indonesia.  And yet, only few diseases considered as major diaseases since they decreased productivity up to 20% and sugar content significantly.  They were: sereh caused by Phytoplasm, pokkah boeng caused by Fusarium moniliformae, leafscald caused by Xanthomonas albineans, […]

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ISFCRD Laboratory Survey Based On ISO / IEC 17025: 2017 Standard By The KAN Assessment Team

PLANTATION ACTIVITY – Laboratory Team for Indonesian Sweetener & Fiber Crops Research Institute (ISFCRD) participated in a Laboratory Survey based on ISO / IEC 17025: 2017 standards conducted by the Assessment Team of the National Accreditation Committee (KAN) on Thursday 25 June 2020. Surveillance was conducted virtually through fadility “Zoom Claud Meeting” was attended by […]

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ISCRI Launches Android-Based Cane And Tobacco Pest Management Application

PUSLITBANGBUN ACTIVITIES – The lack of knowledge of pest types is a constraint in developing plants. This was handled by the Indonesian Sweetener & Fiber Crops Research Institute (ISCRI) as one of the Technical Implementation Unit (UPT) of the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) by developing android applications for the identification and […]

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Upaya Membumikan Inovasi Teknologi Budidaya Tanaman Tebu Mendukung Swasembada Gula

INFO PERKEBUNAN – Kajian kelayakan secara ekonomis untuk meyakinkan petani bahwa paket teknologi budidaya yang diterapkan layak dan menguntungkan. Peningkatan pendapatan terjadi karena produksi tebu yang dihasilkan lebih tinggi dibandingkan tanam sistem tanam tunggal, double planting maupun petani non kopetani non kooperator mencapai 1,44 dengan BC ratio 3,02. Dari hasil perhitungan analisis usahatani tersebut diharapkan […]

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Induced Mutation Using Colchicine and in Vitro Selection Using Polyethylene Glycol for Drought-Tolerant Sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – Creating of varieties can be done through mutation breeding at the cellular level, combined with in vitro selection. This research was conducted at the UPBUP from January until December 2017 to find out colchicine concentration and treatment duration which effectively produced tolerant mutant through in vitro drought selection using polyethylene glycol (PEG). […]

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The Effect of Plastic Mulch Period on White Grubs Population and Productivity of Sugar Cane

ESTATE CROPS INFO – The period of using plastic mulch on white grubs population and productivity of sugar cane at white grubs endemic area was conducted in Banyuputih Village, Situbondo on planting season of 2014/2015. Treatment consisted of 5 plastic mulch period (1) Before raining (SBH), (2) One day after rainfall, 14 mm (1 HSH), […]

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Organik Matter: It’s Role in Sustainable Farming of Sugarcane

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Organik matter has an important role in determining soil health of sugarcane, i.e. soil capacity to support sugarcane to produce sustainable high yield. Soil organic matter influences soil physical, chemical, and biological properties, so that a consequence of declining soil organic matter is poorer soil fertility and lower yield.

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Callus Induction and Plant Regeration of Two Sugarcane Varieties (Saccharum officinarum L.) through In Vitro

Estate Crops News – Generally, sugarcane propagation was done by vegetative cuttings. The technique had limitation of producing seeds in a large scale. In order to increase productivity of sugarcane, it is required to provide sugarcane seeds in large scale.

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