Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Education, Humanities, Health and Agriculture, ICEHHA 2021, 3-4 June 2021, Ruteng, Flores, Indonesia

Research Article

Local Knowledge: Sex Determination on Vasconcellea Pubescens A.DC in Java, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.3-6-2021.2310676,
        author={Ainun Nikmati Laily and Purnomo Purnomo and Budi Setiadi Daryono and Aziz Purwantoro},
        title={Local Knowledge: Sex Determination on Vasconcellea Pubescens A.DC in Java, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Education, Humanities, Health and Agriculture, ICEHHA 2021, 3-4 June 2021, Ruteng, Flores, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEHHA},
        year={2021},
        month={8},
        keywords={local knowledge; sex determination; vasconcellea pubescens adc java indonesia},
        doi={10.4108/eai.3-6-2021.2310676}
    }
    
  • Ainun Nikmati Laily
    Purnomo Purnomo
    Budi Setiadi Daryono
    Aziz Purwantoro
    Year: 2021
    Local Knowledge: Sex Determination on Vasconcellea Pubescens A.DC in Java, Indonesia
    ICEHHA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.3-6-2021.2310676
Ainun Nikmati Laily1,*, Purnomo Purnomo1, Budi Setiadi Daryono1, Aziz Purwantoro1
  • 1: Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University Jl. Teknika Selatan, Senolowo, Sinduadi, Mlati, Sleman, Yogyakarta
*Contact email: nunlaily@gmail.com

Abstract

Vasconcellea pubescens A. DC. is a fruit commodity that has the potential to be researched and developed This plant is the only member of the Family Caricaceae found in Indonesia There are 3 areas in Java that are overgrown with this plant: Dieng Plateau, Bromo, and Cangar-Batu with an altitude of 1500 - 2400 above sea level around the volcano area However, plants are known to have a variety of flower expressions in different trees It is necessary to know the determination of sex as an efficient effort inbreeding This research is a descriptive exploratory study with survey methods, semi-structured interviews and strengthened by a questionnaire. Retrieval of data in this study using a simple random technique. Utilization of plants as sweets and as fresh fruit for direct consumption. The utilization of plant organs includes ripe fruit and seeds. The knowledge of the local community regarding the determination of sex in this plant is still limited.