Agarwood Planting

Agar wood suitable for planting in the lowland areas to the mountains at an altitude of 0 - 750 meters above sea level with an average rainfall of less than 2000cm. Appropriate temperature is between 27 ° C to 32 ° C with a rate of 70% sunlight. Suitability of land types soft and sandy clay soil with a pH between 4.0 to 6.0.

Quality seeds is essential for the purpose of seeding, seeding is usually done by the nursery to ensure the supply of crop seeds in a large volume and long lasting. Karas the fruits of Aquilaria Malaccencis the form of capsules, 3. 5 cm to 5 cm long, ovoid and dark brown. The skin is quite hard and contains three to four seeds per fruit.

Agarwood species are evergreen plants and growing. It is suitable for planting in most soils except swampy soil and stagnant water. Agarwood trees can be planted on flat land and hilly areas. It can also be planted in oil palm plantations, coffee plantations and farms in the other trees, aged between 5-8 years. Cultivation techniques in the interval system or integrated with two or more crops can be done .Technique Agro forestry approach, Inter-row planting and hedge planting also can be done.

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Planting technique is to dig a hole in the distance measure 6 feet x 6 feet, 10 feet x 10 feet, 10 feet x 15 feet and so on. It depends on the techniques of crop interval, integration, or the like. Seedlings removed from the polythene bag and placed in a hole dug with an area of 0.5 meters in diameter and depth. Surface soil compacted by hand to ensure close contact with the ground roots and avoid the flow of water at the surface (surface water). Fertilizer application rates should not exceed 100 gm for every hole, namely the rate of fertilizer NPK 15:15:15 by 40-50 gm and TSP by 40-50 gm during the planting process.

Aquilaria trees planted must be cleaned from the interference of other trees about 50 cm to avoid the competition of life. Work-job is done in 2-3 times a year to five years old trees. Average two times a year is very good for giving oxygen into the ground to facilitate the absorption of food by plants.

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