PERFORMANCE OF THE SELECTED MAIN TREE OF LIBEROID COFFEE IN THE PEATLAND OF KEPULAUAN MERANTI, RIAU

Budi Martono
2017 Journal of Wetlands Environmental Management   unpublished
In order to develop (renewal and extension) the Liberoid coffee in peatland, it is necessary to do the program in increasing its production and quality. It requires the superior planting materials and location. This study had the objective to find out the performance of the selected main trees of Liberoid coffee in peatland. The study was conducted from January to September 2015 in Kedaburapat Village, Rangsang Pesisir District, Kepulauan Meranti Regency, Riau. The method used was the direct
more » ... ervation of main trees of selected Liberoid coffee. The observed characters were quantitative and qualitative characters. The results showed that the diversity of quantitative characters within a range between 7.39 to 40.11%. The average number of pieces per bunch was third with a production of 30.63 kg tree-1 year-1 , 288.25 cm plant height, stem diameter 36.88 cm, the number of primary branches of 5.88; the number of secondary branches 12.63, crown width 185.88 cm western, eastern 201.13 cm, 209.25 cm southern and northern 216.75 cm. The diversity of qualitative characters were seen in the character of shoot color, old fruit color, fruit shape, fruit discuss, and the upper surface of the leaf.
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