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Cover for Introduction.

A brief history of bunch analysis of the oil palm crop is provided. This includes bunch components (stalk, spikelets, fruits, mesocarp, nuts, shell and kernels) and oil yield analysis. These parameters are used by oil palm breeders to analyse the oil yield potentials (e.g. quantity and quality...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Health and safety considerations.

Bunch and oil analysis involves activities in the field and the laboratory. All field and laboratory operations should adhere to standard health and safety protocols. These may vary according to local requirements and standards. Some equipment will also come with instructions on proper use, which...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bunch sampling.

Bunch sampling is the harvesting of fresh fruit bunches (FFBs) from oil palm trees. This is done according to standard operating procedures (SOPs), with specific timed intervals between each round of harvesting. During bunch sampling, observations are conducted on the status of the bunches, e.g....

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bunch physical analysis.

Fresh fruit bunches harvested from the field should be transferred to the physical analysis laboratory as soon as possible to determine: bunch sample weight; the fruit type (Dura, Tenera and Pisifera); stalk weight; total number of spikelets in the bunch; percentage of fertile fruits in the bunch...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fruit sampling.

Both nut analysis and oil analysis require proper sampling. Fertile fruits without any damage (bruising or chopped) are sampled using a randomization box. The randomization box divides the fruit sample into two portions (into two container boxes). Thirty fruits are taken randomly from each box and...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nut analysis.

Nut analysis provides data on: percentage of shell in the fruit (S/F); shell to kernel (S/K); percentage of kernel in the fruit (K/F); kernel weight (KW); nut weight (NW); kernel to nut (K/N); and percentage of kernel in the bunch (K/B). Nuts should be oven dried at 60-105°C for seven to nine...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Oil analysis.

Oil analysis of the mesocarp is determined by extracting the oil from dried mesocarp samples. Before the extraction step is conducted, the wet (fresh) mesocarp sample needs to be dried. Conventional drying of wet mesocarp is done in an oven. Oil is removed by refluxing with n-hexane in a soxhlet...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recording, calculations and data checks.

The records of analyses in the previous chapters are calculated by defined formulae to obtain data on: bunch components; percentage of fertile fruits in the bunch (F/B); fruit set (FS); fruit weight (FWT); percentage of mesocarp in the fruits (M/F); percentage of mesocarp in the fruit check (M/FC); ...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nursery practices in oil palm: a manual.

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,...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Sembiring, E. H.; Forster, B. P.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

The performance of oil palm plantations is determined from an early stage by the quality of the planting materials. These are mainly seedlings, but ramets (usually produced from tissue culture cloning) are also used. Raising seedlings and ramets is performed in a nursery. The aim of oil palm...

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.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book chapter

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