Ex Situ Conservation of Amorphophallus titanum (Becc.) Becc: Propagation by Leaf Cuttings

R.S Purwantoro, D. Latifah

Abstract


Vegetative propagation of Amorphophallus titanum (Becc.) Becc. by leaf cuttings had been conducted. The cuttings were treated by plastic covering and without plastic covering.  The number of cuttings each treatment was 21 cuttings. The results indicated that the application of plastic covering (33-67 %) is better than without plastic covering (0-33 %).  In addition, the biggest tubers (12,47 mm in diameter) were produced in zeolite with plastic covering

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