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Unlocking the value of commercial oil palm data with Plantation Intelligence

November 15, 2017. Penang, Malaysia – Plantations routinely record vast amounts of data for oil palm blocks throughout their lifecycle. Plantation Intelligence (PI) applies the concept of business int ...

IPNI shows best agronomic management increases dry matter production and fruit production efficiency of oil palm

October 10, 2017. Penang, Malaysia – The effects of a series of best management practices, including site-specific nutrient management, canopy management and harvesting, was observed in six sites in In ...

IPNI and IJM Plantations Bhd Joint Training Course on Oil Palm 4R Nutrient Stewardship

IPNI has been engaged with the oil palm industry since the 1970s, supporting knowledge- and capacity-building. IPNI SEAP strengthens this support now with training. In July 2017, for the 1st time, IPN ...

IPNI Knowledge Dissemination (July 2017)

Oil Palm Course: 4R Nutrient Stewardship in Oil Palm (taking place in Sabah, Malaysia)

Yield gaps in oil palm: IPNI Southeast Asia study shows huge potential for increasing yields in existing Indonesian plantations

January 26, 2017. Penang, Malaysia – Assessing attainable yield of oil palm is the key for sustainable site-specific intensification of production. By calculating the difference between attainable yie ...

Publication Development and Knowledge Sharing

This project engages scientific authors, consultants, service providers, and other partners to identify suitable collaborators for IPNI SEAP, and then establish partnerships that add value to research ...

Seed Project and Incubator Program

This is an incubator project that identifies and then tests new ideas for research and market development.

IPNI on Learning from Commercial Oil Palm Crop Performance

December 15, 2016. Penang, Malaysia – Like all farmers, oil palm planters learn from their own experiences. Yet, they are rarely sure if an exceptionally good or bad outcome is due to chance or a give ...

First stage completed: IPNI Southeast Asia project on oil palm productivity in all stages of production cycle

November 7, 2016. Penang, Malaysia – There is a significant gap between actual yields achieved and the potentially attainable yield in most oil palm fields in Indonesia and Malaysia.

“4R Plant Nutrition Manual” from an Oil Palm Agronomist’s Perspective

October 11, 2016. Penang, Malaysia – Penang-based independent oil palm agronomist, Chiu Sheng Bin recently reviewed and brought to the attention of planters, the 138-page “4R PLANT NUTRITION: A Manual ...

Low Plant Nutrient Levels in Palm Oil Reveal Need for Better Recycling Approaches in the Mill

September 22, 2016. Penang, Malaysia – Fresh fruit bunches (FFB) contain significant amounts of plant nutrients such as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), sulfur (S), and magnesium (Mg). Whe ...

Organic Soils of Malaysia

This is the FIRST book dedicated to tropical peat and its behavior when cultivated with oil palm. It gives insight into the characteristics of tropical lowland peat soils and shows how they can be map ...

IPNI Knowledge Dissemination (Nov 2016)

Oil Palm Course: 4R Nutrient Stewardship (back by popular demand)

Pictorial Guide To Oil Palm Cultivation and Mammalian Pests (including their management)

by CHUNG Gait Fee, LEE Chin Tui and CHEE Kheng Hoy. Publisher: ACT. Edition: First edition (2016). Paperback: 394 pages. Language: English. ISBN: 978-983-43384-4-2. Dimensions: 15 cm x 21 cm x 1. 25 c ...

Inaugural IPNI Oil Palm Courses on 4R Nutrient Stewardship and Sustainable Intensification

July 28, 2016. Penang, Malaysia – The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), a leader in global plant nutrition, is dedicated to responsible nutrient management, with initiatives addressing t ...

IPNI Southeast Asia's International Publication Partnership on Oil Palm Nutrition

Our understanding of the importance of nutrients for sustainable oil palm production is incomplete. Extensive experimental work has been dedicated to understand yield response of oil palm to nutrients ...

Oil Palm Training Program

This project delivers training on the application of 4R principles in all stages of the oil palm production cycle from the initial nursery stage to the productive mature stage.

Oil Palm Best Management Practices in Ghana

The oil palm sector in West Africa is developing extensively, yet plantation and small producers are performing well below their potential, with yields as low as one-third of the optimum. In order to ...

IPNI Research Projects - 2010

IPNI Research Project Summaries - 2010 This past year we provided financial and in-kind support to over 100 projects around the world. Our scientists work closely with the researchers and cooperators ...

Nutrient Demand of Oil Palm Hybrids in Tropical America

Nowadays there are several oil palm regions in Latin America with plantings of the OxG material, which is a cross of Elaeis oleifera (American oil palm) with E. guineensis (African oil palm). There ar ...

Tools for sustainable oil palm production. In situ fertilizer studies for plantations in Ecuador.

There is a large and unmet demand of local research in oil palm nutrition. With support of the national oil palm guild we are carrying out a fertilizer trial in Ecuador to find local reference values, ...

2007 Crop Nutrient Deficiency Photo Contest Winners

Results of 2007 Crop Nutrient Deficiency Photo Contest On this page, we highlight winners for each of the four categories. The entries were judged on the overall quality of the image as well as the su ...