LAND SUITABILITY FOR HORTICULTURAL (FRUIT) CROPS DEVELOPMENT IN MUKOMUKO DISTRICT, BENGKULU PROVINCE

Hamdan, Hamdan and Taupik, Rahman (2016) LAND SUITABILITY FOR HORTICULTURAL (FRUIT) CROPS DEVELOPMENT IN MUKOMUKO DISTRICT, BENGKULU PROVINCE. In: Proceeding ISEPROLOCAL. Badan Penerbitan Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, pp. 259-264. ISBN 9786029071184

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Abstract

Horticulture commodity is one of important commodities to develop in Indonesia considering climate in Indonesia is appropriate for it. Fruits were one of high valued-commodity of hortilculture that could be souce of revenue for small scale, medium scale and big scale farmers due to its high value, land resources availability, and potential market uptake from domestic and international market. The objective of this study was to evaluate the land suitability for fruits (mango, durian, rambutan, papaya, banana, pineapple, and mangosteen) development and its limiting factors. This study was done in four stages: 1). Spatial analysis for landform; 2). Evaluation Survey; 3). Laboratory Analysis, and 4). Compilation and Data interpretation. Land suitability analysis using Sistem Penilaian Kesesuaian Lahan (SPKL) or expert system of land suitability from Center for Research and Development of Agricultural Land Resources in Bogor. Results showed that the suitability of land for development of fruits can be classified according to altitude with criteria of marginal (S3), the limiting factors for fruits development were water and oxygen availability, nutrient retention, erosion hazard, and temperature.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > Department of Animal Science
Depositing User: 001 Bambang Gonggo Murcitro
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2016 14:18
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2017 08:34
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/11343

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