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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Potency of Black Tea Filtrate as UV Protectant to S/NPV JTM 97 C in Controlling Helicoverpa armigera

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Helicoverpa armigera is the important pest on soybean which  usually controlled by chemical insecticide spraying, so it should be replaced by naturally control using biological agents such as Spodoptera litura Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus (S/NPV) JTM 97 C. It has some weakness such as during it’s applied in the field the effectiveness can become decreased […]

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Effect of Potassium on Growth, Yield and Quality of Citronella Grass

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Citronella grass nowadays are developed in the highland that dominated by Andosol soil type. Thus, it is important to find out the proper fertilizer dosage, especially potassium, for citronella grass cultivation in Andosol soil. This study aimed to obtain the optimal of potassium dosage for growth, production and quality of Citronella […]

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Root Trainer Media Containing Cocopeat and Peat to Support Growth and Quality of Rubber Rootstock Root

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – The physical and chemical properties of the growing medium for root trainer of rubber are critical to support plant growth. This study aimed to obtain the best medium for growing rootstock rubber seedlings in the root trainer.  Rubber clone PR 300 seeds were germinated for 21 days, then raised in root trainer pots for five months. […]

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Farm Efficiency of Sugar Cane in Gorontalo Province

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Sugarcane is an important commodity in Gorontalo Province. However, the development of sugarcane farming is constrained by limited cultivation land and low productivity of sugarcane. The government continues to improve farm productivity and efficiency through the application of technology, optimization of the use of agricultural tools and machinery, production input assistance, […]

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The Effectivity of Drying Methods to Minimize Aflatoxin of Dried Nutmeg

ESTATE CROPS NEWS – Indonesian nutmeg export is constrained due to aflatoxin content that exceeds the minimum limit. This study was aimed at examining the effectiveness of three drying types of nutmeg to diminish aflatoxin contamination. The three drying types tested were (a) the rack type house with a source of solar energy heat combined […]

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ICC are ICECRD Strategic Partners

PUSLITBANGBUN ACTIVITY – Friday 17 July 2020, Dissemination and Collaboration team (KSPHP) of Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) visited the International Coconut Community (ICC) office in Jakarta. Head of KSPHP Dr. Tedy Dirhamsyah, SP., MAB, together with the Head of Collaboration and head of Dissemintation team and staff, were received directly by the ICC Executive Director […]

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Collaboration Of ICECRD With Bogor City Government For Manunggal Field Structuring And Scientific Tourism Areas

PUSLITBANGBUN ACTIVITY – Head of Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD), Ir. Syafaruddin, Ph.D coordinated with the Mayor of Bogor Dr. Bima Arya Sugiarto, S.Hum., MA related to Manunggal Field Structuring as a center for sports facilities and green space for the Bogor community that will be integrated with the Scientific Tourism Area (KWI) […]

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Synergy Of Regional Development Programs With ICECRD

PUSLITBANGBUN ACTIVITY – Regional Development Program of the Committee 1 of the Regional Representative Council (DPD) of the Republic of Indonesia, received full support from the Deputy Chairman of the Committee 1 DPD RI, Dr. Abdul Kholik, SH., M.Sc to collaborate with plantation technology innovation from the Indonesian Center For Estate Crops Research and Development (ICECRD) […]

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DPD RI Committee I: Eucalyptus Research Must Be Continued

BOGOR, PUSLITBANGBUN- Eucalyptus research must be continued by the Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan), because this is an important finding for the Indonesian people. This was conveyed by the Deputy Chairperson of the Committee I of the Regional Representative Council of the Republic of Indonesia (DPD RI) Dr. Abdul Kholik, SH., M.Sc. at his residence on Friday, July 10, […]

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