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Visits to Ambon – Seeing “Kenari” and “Parang” Coconut at BBP2TP Ambon Office

High diversity of coconut are present in Eastern part of Indonesia, especially at Moluccas and North Moluccas. During my visit to BBP2TP Ambon, I come across with two unique coconut lines. They are: (1) “Kenari” coconut and “Parang” coconut.

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Visits to Ambon – Seeing Variety Orchids Blooming around the BBP2TP Ambon Office

Eastern part of Indonesia is also famous for a number of unique orchids species. We may already hear the famous “Black Orchids” (Anggrek Hitam) from Papua and “Tiger Orchids” (Anggrek Macan) from Moluccas. Those are just two of the famous … Continue reading

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Visit to Ambon – Seeing Amsterdam Fortress (Benteng Amsterdam)

“Benteng Amsterdam” (Amsterdam Fortress) is one of the historical remains existed in Ambon, Moluccas. Amsterdam Fortress was built by VOC, the Netherland – who occupied the regions for their famous spices (nutmegs and cloves). Amsterdam Fortress was built-in 1642 by … Continue reading

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