InfoSAWIT, KUANSING – Palm oil seeds procurement that Agriculture Agency District of Kuantan Singingi (Kuansing) did tender for the smallholders are not in good quality for the stalks are small and immature. Some of the leaves have spots and caterpillars are found.
It is known from the visit of Vice Regent of Kuansing, H. Halim; and Head of Agriculture Agency, Ir. Maisir; staff ofPublic Relation of Kuansing, Drs. Muradi, M.Si.;Head of Sub district of Kuantan Hilir, Yulfides, S. Sos some time ago.
Knowing that situation, Head of Agriculture Agency, Ir. H. Maisir through Head of Seeding and Protection in Plantation, Dahlan Lubis, SP, as quoted fromRiau24, said, his side would check the seeds that Tim Panitia Penerima Hasil Pekerjaan (PPHP) did by calculating the seed one by one.
“The check would be done by knowing the label, the numbers of midrib, the health of the seeds, and the color,” he said.
The indicators, he continued, cover the numbers of midrib, at least 12. It is not attacked by the disease or pest. The leaves should be old green. Out of the criteria, it is not acceptable.
“The check started on Monday (13/11) yesterday. Based on the contract, ten days after the seeds are accepted, the partner, PT. Inti Bina Inisiatama in Pekanbaru is still on its responsibility," he said. (T3)