Cocoa National Movement (GERNAS) Between Expectations And Reality

PLANTATION INFO – The results of the PSEKP study showed that most of the farmers did not understand the Gernas Cocoa program, especially regarding SE technology, side grafting and shoot grafting, so that many failed in the replanting. The central government must encourage local governments to mobilize local extension workers to increase interaction with farmers in […]

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The Potential Of Red Betel As Respiratory Medicine And Its Propagation Technique

PLANTATION INFO – Red betel leaves contain essential oils, such as kadanen, kavikol, cineol, eugenol, kariofolene, carvacrol, terpinen and sesquiterpenes. The bioactive compounds of red betel leaf have been widely studied to have anti-viral activity, are mucolytic, and decongestant (loosens the respiratory tract). Corona virus or Covid-19 is a virus that is difficult to eradicate. This virus […]

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If The Price Of Petroleum Falls, How Competitive Will Palm Biodiesel Be?

PLANTATION INFO – The trend in the direction of crude oil prices depends on the length of time the Covid-19 outbreak and economic recovery will take place. If it is estimated that the Covid-19 outbreak will last until the end of 2020, then the economic recovery will only begin in early 2021, meaning that crude oil […]

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Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development Strengthens Center Of Excellent Food Estate Program In Central Kalimantan

Head of the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) Ir. Syafaruddin, Ph.D., carried out a virtual consolidation with all Heads of Research Centers and researchers in the ICECRD (21/9/20). Consolidation related to the delivery of developments and field action plans for food estate activities in Central Kalimantan, especially the preparation of coconut seeds, coffee, and spices and medicinal plants. […]

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Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development Quick Response SE WFO And WFH Work Systems

Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) responds quickly to a circular (SE) regarding the work from office (WFO) work system which runs a maximum of 25% and 75% work from home (WFH). This was decided in a consolidation meeting between the Head of the Center for Research and Development for Plantation with the Head of Research Institute, structural officials […]

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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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The Production and Quality Improvement of Big White Ginger Seed Rhizomes by Plant Growth Regulator Aplication

ESTATE CROPS NEW – The main problems in the development of big white ginger plant (BWG) is the limited availability of quality seed rhizomes in sufficient quantities, at the time required by the user. Its caused by the production and quality of seed rhizomes are still low, and the seed rhizomes weight are rapidly shrinking […]

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Improvement of National Rubber Productivity through Acceleration of Innovation Adoption at The Farmer’s Level

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – This article presents Indonesia’s rubber productivity in general, technologies to increase rubber productivity, technology adoption constraints,and strategies to accelerate technology adoption, especially for smallholding farmers. Compared to other main producer countries, Indonesia’s rubber productivity is still relatively low. This is due to the majority of Indonesia’s rubber is smallholder plantation which […]

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Analysis of Genetic Stability of Micropropagated Sugarcane in Different Subculture Frequencies Using SSR Marker

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – In vitro technique is an effective method to produce high quality and uniform sugarcane seedlings. This study was aimed to determine genetic stability based on SSR marker analysis of six varieties of sugarcane subcultured in regeneration media. It was conducted at the ICABIOGRAD Molecular Biology Laboratory, Bogor, from May 2015 to October […]

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