LAND SUITABILITY EVALUATION FOR RUBBER (Havea brasiliensis) PLANTS IN BENGKULU

Nurmegawati, Nurmegawati and Afrizon, Afrizon and Dedi, Sugandi (2016) LAND SUITABILITY EVALUATION FOR RUBBER (Havea brasiliensis) PLANTS IN BENGKULU. In: Proceeding ISEPROLOCAL. Badan Penerbitan Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, pp. 418-424. ISBN 9786029071184

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Abstract

Rubber (Havea brasiliensis) is one of the dominant commodities in the province of Bengkulu and potential for development. For optimal growth and production, it is necessary to evaluate the suitability of the land. This study was aimed to evaluate the suitability for planting rubber tree in Bengkulu. Land suitability evaluation was done by comparing the characteristics of the land with plant growth requirements. Requirements of the crops to be grown in land suitability evaluation criteria. Land characteristics data were collected through field survey and analysis of soil samples in the laboratory. The results showed that the rubber crop land suitability classes of the people of North Bengkulu is quite suitable (S2) with a temperature limiting factors, the availability of water, availability of oxygen, rooting medium and nutrient retention. Rubber crop land suitability class of the farmers‘ are suitable in marginal Seluma District (S3) with the limiting factor of nutrient retention. Actual land suitability classes for rubber of farmers‘ in of South Bengkulu is appropriate marginal (S3) by a factor limiting in nutrient retention.

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: 18 Jul 2016 16:01
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2016 16:01
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/11403

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