Maximizing Rice Yields
Cultivating rice or other commodities actually nurtures something that grows. Therefore, in order for cultivation to produce the desired income, it requires an understanding of the objects that grow, namely plants. Even further, it wants love from its owner. If the owner neglects it, he will also give a reward according to the owner’s deeds at harvest time.
Plants in their growth require adequate and appropriate nutrition at the time it is needed. Providing excess fertilizer when the plant doesn’t need it is the same as ignoring the plant’s wishes. Likewise with excessive use of pesticides. Instead of being able to protect plants, your pockets are drained from shopping for plant protection products. The pest can also be resistant. That’s why once again attention and affection are needed in cultivation. for example in rice cultivation.
Duo action products can be selected. The first action is as a biological fertilizer (“bio fertilizer”) and the second action is as a plant protection agent (“bio pesticide”). Usually products like this contain bacteria that are useful for the fertility and health of rice plants. Soak the seeds in the immunization solution overnight, then scatter them in the nursery the next day. In return for this farmer’s love, the plants produce uniform seed germination, healthier plants and more productive seedlings.
Rice fields as planting locations must also be ‘combed’ from potential pests such as weeds. Cleaning weeds using herbicide of choice. Pest problems that often appear in the early growth phase (10 – 20 days after planting/DAT) such as brown planthoppers, stem borers or snails need to be anticipated with appropriate protective agents, for example insecticides containing the active ingredient dimehipo. At this age, plants in intensive planting locations need fertilizer (first fertilization at 7-15 HST). Give 150 kg/ha of urea and add micro nutrients.
The second fertilization (age 30-35 HST) adds nutrients in the form of urea fertilizer and other micro nutrients. Micro nutrients are usually related to ‘non-subsidies’. Consider it in the farmer’s budget. If leafhopper attacks (WBC) appear in high populations (> 25 individuals per clump), spraying a combination insecticide can reduce this pest attack. Use a concentration of 50 – 100 ml + 20 ml per tank (depending on the planthopper population per clump). The sprayer nozzle is directed at the rice onion (stem), because the planthopper is in that location.
Spraying with a special insecticide that can kill planthopper eggs also needs to be done. If the planthopper population is very high, spray up to 5 times with a spraying interval of every 3 – 5 days. The final application of pesticides is carried out 10 days before harvest (80 HST) to prevent excess residue on the plants at harvest. If you want to be integrated in providing nutrition and plant protection, just follow the technology package that many formulators have provided, one of which is PT BIOTIS AGRINDO