Seeds and Seedlings Production of Bioenergy Tree Species Malapari (Pongamia pinnata (L.)Pierre)

Dida Syamsuwida, Kurniawati Purwaka Putri, Rina Kurniaty, Aam Aminah
2015 Energy Procedia  
The study was aimed to determine the potency of seeds and seedlings production of malapari in relation to the procurement of planting stocks for plantation programmes. The methods were observing of flowering and fruiting development, measuring of seeds production and examining of seedlings quality and quantity. It was concluded that a proper fruit collecting time can be determined from the period of flowering and fruiting development and reproductive potency can be utilized for estimating the
more » ... or estimating the potency of seeds production. Stem diameter of the tree can be used to predict the produced seeds and seedlings. Seedlings quality can be improved by giving a treatment of 2.5 g mycorrhiza + 1.0 g NPK fertilizer.
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.01.033 fatcat:3xym6lgtnjdntjfydptywvmz2a