Rice Postharvest Losses at Lowland Rice Field (Case Study at Rambutan Sub-district, District of Banyuasin)

Eliza, Meta and Tunggal, Tri and Saleh, Edward (2009) Rice Postharvest Losses at Lowland Rice Field (Case Study at Rambutan Sub-district, District of Banyuasin). AGRIA, 6 (1). pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

The Objective of this research was to identify postharvest paddy loss and verify the postharvest loss data by Biro Pusat Statistik (20%). This research used survey method by direct observation in the field and data processing used descriptive method. It was conducted in lowland agroecosystem which cultivated ciherang variety. The result showed that the harvest activity loss was 7.63%, transportation 3.67%, threshing activity 3.83%, drying activity 0.67%, storage activity 0.33%, and milling activity was 0.73%. The postharvest total loss was 16.86% and this value was lower compared to BPS data (20.42%). This different occured due to the different method in observing and calculating data.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: paddy, postharvest, yield loss and lowland agroecosystem
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General) > S589.75-589.76 Agriculture and the environment
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture > SB109.7-111 Methods for special areas. Including cold regions, dry farming, tropical agriculture
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > 41231-Agricultural Product Technology (S1)
Depositing User: Dr. Edward Saleh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 12:58
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 12:58
URI: http://repository.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/8506

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