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Volume 306, 2021The First International Conference on Assessment and Development of Agricultural Innovation (1st ICADAI 2021)
|Number of page(s)||13|
|Section||Agricultural Social Economics and Policy|
|Published online||24 September 2021|
Feasibility of papaya merah delima farming in suburb area of Manado City
1 Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology DP Sciences, Editorial Department, Jln.Kampus Pertanian Kalasey, Manado, Indonesia
2 Indonesian Center for Agricultural Technology Assessment and Development, Jln Tentara Pelajar No 10 Bogor, Indonesia
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A Research has been conducted in Pandu Experimental Garden, Talawaan Bantik Village, North Sulawesi, in 2017-2019. It is located in suburb area of Manado City having high demand of fruits, mainly papaya The objectiveness of the research was to analyze the technical and financial feasibilities of papaya merah delima cultivated in urban area. There were 200 seedlings planted, spacing 2 m x 2.5. Technically analyzed the parameters such as plant height, stem gird, leaf number, flower number, and fruit setting. It was also compared with farmers method cultivated around the area. Statistically was analyzed by using t test. Financial analysis used R/C Ratio, BEP, and sensitivity. The results shown that the farming is technically and financially feasible. Moreover, the R/C Ratio 2,86, compared with farmer method 2,21. The benefit gotten for the 200 plants yearly is IDR33,542,000, furthermore, it is an opportunity for the farmer in the area to cultivate papaya merah delima as a main crop. Socially, beside the marketable of the fruit, the city’s consumers are interesting for the shape and the small size appearance.
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