• Novikar Saputra Idly Master Program in Agriculture Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sriwijaya University, Jalan Padang Selasa 524, Palembang, South Sumatra 30139, Indonesia.
  • Susilawati Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indralaya 30662, South Sumatera, Indonesia
  • Suwandi Suwandi Master Program in Agriculture Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sriwijaya University, Jalan Padang Selasa 524, Palembang, South Sumatra 30139, Indonesia.

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Floating culture , Shallot , Sulfur


Floating agricultural cultivation presents a viable solution for cultivating in water-rich regions. Among the crops suitable for this system is shallot (Allium ascalonicum L.). This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of sulfur application on shallot plant characteristics (Allium ascalonicum L.) in floating cultivation. Conducted in May 2023 at the Faculty of Agriculture's research pond, Sriwijaya University, the research employed a completely randomized design with sulfur applications (S1: 0 kg ha-1, S2: 30 kg ha-1, S3: 60 kg ha-1, S4: 120 kg ha-1, S5: 240 kg ha-1). Results revealed that tuber diameter exhibited strong determination values (R2: 75%), leaf length, number of leaves, and number of tillers exhibited moderate determination values (R2: 51%, 57% and 56%, respectively), while the relative growth rate showed a weak determination value (R2: 40%). The 60 kg ha-1 sulfur treatment demonstrated the highest chlorophyll content.

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Susilawati, Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Sriwijaya, Indralaya 30662, South Sumatera, Indonesia




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Novikar Saputra Idly, Susilawati, & Suwandi, S. (2023). CHARACTERISTICS OF SHALLOTS (Allium ascalonicum L) INFLUENCED BY SULFUR APPLICATION IN FLOATING CULTIVATION. BIOVALENTIA: Biological Research Journal, 9(2), 84–90.



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