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Evaluation of Land Suitability for Banggai Sweet Potato (Discorea alata) in Peling Tengah District, Banggai Islands

Journal: International Journal of Progressive Sciences and Technologies (IJPSAT) (Vol.34, No. 1)

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Page : 251-257

Keywords : : land evaluation; land suitability; Banggai sweet potato; land characteristics;

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The sweet potato plant is a type of local food, tubers that are very popular in the Peling Tengah community, Banggai Islands Regency, and are an alternative type of plant for the main food ingredient after rice. For this reason, knowledge of land evaluation is needed so that optimal and sustainable agricultural production can be achieved. This research was conducted in October 2021 - January 2022, in Peling Tengah District, Banggai Islands Regency. The research method used is survey, analysis, and land suitability classification based on the following criteria: requirements for plant growth in accordance with the characteristics/quality of the land. The results showed that the actual land suitability class was S3 (marginal), with  limiting  factors  including: rainfall, temperature, slope, drainage, texture, soil CEC, pH, N-Total, P2O5, K2O, erosion hazard. base saturation, and C Organic

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