INSIDENSI PENYAKIT KERDIL (Bunchy top virus) PADA TANAMAN PISANG (Musa paradisiaca L) DI KECAMATAN AER TEMBAGA KOTA BITUNG

Sasmita Mokolintad, Redsway Maramis, Henny Makal

Abstract


ABSTRACT

Banana (Musa paradisiaca L) is a commodity that is quite attractive to be developed and
increased its production, if it is viewed from the aspect of International trade. Indonesia is a
country is ranked sixth out of the to ten Banana producers in the world and accounts for around
30% of domestic fruit production. Banana plants can grow well in low and high areas with an
altitude of not more than 1600m above sea level. Many factors can inhibit plant growth,
including disease attacks. Some Banana cuktivars that have been released are infected with the
Bunchy Top Virus. This study aims to determine the Incidence of Bunchy Top Virus attack on
Banana plants in Bitung City, Aer Tembaga District, which is located in three villages, namely in
Kasawari Village, Makawidey Village, and Tandurusa Village. This research was carried out for
three from October to December 2018. This research was conducted by survey method or direct
observation at the research location. The results of research on the Incidence of Banana
BunchyTop Virus in Bitung city, Aer Tembaga sub-district in three villages. The highest average
Incidence of dwarf disease was in Makawidey villages 11,3%, followed by Tandurusa villages at
10,6% then the ;owest Incidence occurred in Kasawari villages 3,45%.


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