Research on the suitable dose of controlled release fertilizer for Robusta coffee in mature stage on reddish brown basalt soil in Dak Lak(30/08/2020)

Nguyễn Thị Hồng Hạnh, Đinh Thị Nhã Trúc, Phan Việt Hà The Western Highland Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute In coffee intensive farming, most farmers use soluble chemical fertilizers. However, when facing unfavorable conditions, a large amount of fertilizer will be lost; leading to reduces cost-effectiveness and increases the risk of environmental pollution. Therefore, the experiment “Research on the suitable dose of controlled release fertilizer for Robusta coffee in mature…

A study result of the effectiveness of cinnamon bark extract in preventing Fusarium oxysporum from harming coffee trees(12/08/2020)

Nguyen Xuan Hoa, Ph.D and Nguyen Thi Thien Trang, BA. Division of Agriculture System This study was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of biopreparation against Fusarium oxysporum in coffee. The experiment was conducted on an 8-year-old coffee, arranged in a randomized complete block design (RCBD) with 4 formulas, 3 replications, 9 coffee trees per plot; between two plots, there is a row of coffee to separate. One liter of…

The current status of mechanization application in coffee cultivation(02/07/2020)

Coffee production includes cultivation activities such as weeding, spraying, watering, and fertilizing. According to the result of the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute on surveying 150 coffee farmers, farmers apply mechanization in soil preparation and farming (tending, harvesting, post-harvest); 46.27% of surveyed farmers using machines to plow, cultivate and dig holes; 100% farmers do not apply mechanization in fertilization and shaping. Farmers mainly apply mechanization in weeding and…