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Volume 232, 2021International Conference on Agribusiness and Rural Development (IConARD 2020)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||25 January 2021|
Productivity of Maize in The Marginal Dryland in East Nusa Tenggara Province – Indonesia
Researchers at Assessment Institute for Agriculture Technology East Nusa Tenggara (AIAT - ENT) Jln Timor Raya Km 32, Kupang Nusa Tenggara Timur - Indonesia
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Topography in East Nusa Tenggara Province dominate by dryland and slope land. In the dryland farmers develop farming system of maize as a staple crop. Dryland potential for food crop in Bali and Nusa Tenggara reach 645,891 ha but have low fertile and low productivity of maize. Productivity of maize in East Nusa Tenggara Province only reach 2.7 ton/ha. This is lower productivity if compare with average of national level and result of research. The objective of research is to get specific technology of maize cultivation in the marginal dryland. This research was conducted in Kupang District as long as dry season at 2019. In this research apply three technology in maize cultivation. There were consist of (1) Farming system of maize that Apply recommendation chemical fertilizer + manure, (2) Farming system of maize that apply recommendation chemical fertilizer (Urea and NPK), (3) Farming system of maize that have no apply chemical fertilizer and manure. The Result of this research show that productivity of maize can reach 5.6 ton/ha on technology recommendation chemical and manure fertilizer.
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