Developing Strategy of Terubuk Farming (Saccharum edule Hasskarl)

Sukmawani, Reny and Meilani, Ema Hilma and Ramdan, Asep. M (2017) Developing Strategy of Terubuk Farming (Saccharum edule Hasskarl). International Journal of Agricultural Research and Crop Sciences, 1 (4). pp. 4-8. ISSN 2581-365X

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Terubuk is endog tiwu in Sundanese (sugarcane’s roe-like), which is a perennial flower-plant resembling to sugarcane that is yet to grow up and blossom. Terubuk is used for food material due to containing nutrition facts and vitamins. Based on its nutrition facts, terubuk contributes positively toward health. In Sukabumi Regency, terubuk is found in 22 districts out of the existing 47 districts. However, not all farmers have worked a particular effort on it, as most of terubuk are considered as catch-crop on the land owned by them. The demand on terubuk for consumption activity is adequately high, yet it is not yet able to be fulfilled for not many farmers have been intentional to farm terubuk itself. The research was aimed to obtain developing strategy of terubuk farming. The research was conducted descriptively by applying survey method. The result of the research shows that in order to develop terubuk farming, it is required to take note on human resource (farmer), product, land, technology, market and organizational aspects.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Terubuk; Strategy; Farming
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian
Depositing User: Perpus ID UMMI
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2020 03:57
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2020 03:57

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