PREPARATION OF NATIONAL STANDARD PROTOCOL OF PUMMELOS VAR. NAMBANGAN QUALITY FROM MAGETAN REGENCY

Pangestuti, R.; A. Supriyanto.; A. Sugiyatno; Sakur; D.A. Susanto.
NDONESIAN CITRUS AND SUBTROPICAL FRUITS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ICSFRI)

PROSIDING SEMINAR JERUK SIAM NASIONAL SURABAYA, 15 -16 JUNI 2004. PAGE : 424-431.
(Prodising of nasional seminar on mandarin citrus in Surabaya, Juny 15th-16th 2004. page : 424-431.)
ISBN : 979-98489-0-3.

ABSTRACT : One of the Pummelo (Citrus grandis L. Osbeck) central areas in Indonesia are Magetan Regency, East Java. Nambangan is one of prime variety pummelo from this regent which very popular and taken a fancy to by consumer. The available of standard quality of it is extremely required to support the development of producing the qualified pummelo, especially for export. This research aimed to draw up the national standard protocol of Pummelo var. Nambangan quality. It was conducted at Magetan Regency and Citrus and Subtropical Horticulture Research Station, Tlekung-Batu from May until November 2003. Pummelo from farmer garden used as primary data and than it was combined with secondary data obtained from merchant, Association of Pummelo Magetan, exporter and standard from Codex Alimentarius Commission for pummelo. The result showed that pummelo var. Nambangan had a good quality and opportunity to be exported, but the fruit physical appearance needed to improve because smoothly the skin still lower (60-90%). Disease and pest attack were the dominant factor caused of it. The weigth percentage of fruit in good class (1601-2000 g ) and uniformity of fruit shape still lower too.

Keywords : Pummelo cv. Nambangan, agribusiness, standard quality.

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