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Nursery practices in oil palm: a manual.

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This manual describes practices conducted in the pre-nursery and the main nursery from the reception of germinated seed- or tissue-culture produced ramets to the production of high-quality field-ready plants. These practices involve nursery set-up, soil preparation, sowing, potting-on, watering, fertiliser application, pest and disease control, weeding and culling. In addition to these normal nurs...

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 77)

Pests and diseases.

Pests and diseases should be avoided as they have the potential to cause high economic losses in oil palm nurseries. It is therefore important to recognise pests and diseases as soon as possible and take action. Routine and regular nursery inspections by experienced staff are essential. This chapter describes the current major pests and diseases in the oil palm nursery and their management.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 9) Health and safety considerations. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 12) Nursery set-up. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 28) Pre-nursery activities. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 40) Main nursery activities. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 55) Fertiliser programmes. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 62) Watering. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 69) Culling. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 74) Weeding. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 86) Pre-field genotypic screening and selection. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 92) Quarantine nurseries. Author(s): Laksono, N. D. Setiawati, U. Nur, F. Rahmaningsih, M. Anwar, Y. Rusfiandi, H. Forster, B. P. Sembiring, E. H. Subbarao, A. S. Zahara, H.