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FARM CROP SECTION

  

1. INTRODUCTION

The Farm Crop Section is one of the 5 sections under the Planting Division, Universiti Pertanian Universiti (TPU), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). This section is better known as the Share Farm Section where the area is planted with various cash crops or food crops. This area covers an area of ​​10.2 hectares (25.21 acres) in total. Located in the Serdang Series type land area suitable for the growth of various types of trees. It covers from squares A to G which have different widths. All teaching, research and production activities are carried out in the area.

Prior to March 2015, there were four ponds covering an area of ​​3 hectares to be a water reservoir area to supply water to crops on the farm, but 2 ponds from it (pools 1 and 2) were buried to be used as a car park for UPM Teaching Hospital. Crops available at Shared Farms consist of bananas, pineapples, and papayas while corn, cauliflower, cereals and legumes are usually grown by AGR3001 farm practice class students.

The Shared Farm area has a flat terrain and a slight slope leading to the adjacent reservoir pond. Has fertile soil and is suitable for a variety of crops. This area is supplied with an irrigation system (type of rain gun) that can supply water to plants every day. Ladang Kongsi also has several facilities provided for teaching and research of students including:

  • Student Equipment Store
  • Pesticide Store
  • Fertilizer Store
  • Macheneries Store
  • Nursery
  • Student Brefing Area

In addition to providing facilities for teaching and research of students, this section also has areas for crop production activities (TPU Generation Income Project)

 

 

 


2. ORGANIZATION CHART

 

 


 

3.LOCATION


The office location for the Plantation Section is located at the entrance of the Agrotek area while the farm area is located next to the agrotek area and near UPM Teaching Hospital and UPM College 17. The estimated area of ​​the farm is about 25.21 acres or 10.2 hectares

 

Bangunan Ladang Kongsi


 

 4. AREA MAP

 


 

5.  PLANT TYPE INFORMATION

 

A. BANANA

Type: Nangka

Planting Date: September 2019

Estimated number of trees: 1000 

Plot : B

 

B.  BANANA

Type: Abu Nipah

Planting Date: Oktober 2019

Estimated number of plant: 100 

Plot : C


 C.  BANANA

Type: Lemak Manis

Planting Date: 2017

Estimated number of trees: 60 

Plot : G


D)  PINEAPPLE

Type: MD 2

Planting Date: Disember 2019 (fase 1) &  Februari 2020 (fase 2)

Estimated no of trees: 45000

Plot : C & D


E)  PAPAYA

Type: Asia Manis

Due date: September 2019

Estimated no of tree: 500 

Plot : G


 


 

5. FUNCTION

  • Manage and plan all section area development activities.
  • Carry out maintenance work on farm and crop areas as planned.
  • Carry out planting activities if there are new projects and embroidery on existing crops.
  • Carry out harvesting work when crops produce yields.
  • Carry out nursery management work and cleaning the office area and its surroundings.
  • Assist in industrial teaching, research and training activities.

 


 

6. ACTIVITIES

Section development discussion
Pineapple crop management

 

Taking plant material for breeding


Banana plant maintainance
     
   
Postharvesting  activities
 
Wholesale and retail
   
   

Lagi Galeri Gambar

 

Updated:: 27/11/2020 [liliamira]

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