HUBUNGAN METODE PENGGUNAAN PESTISIDA DENGAN RESIDU PESTISIDA (PROFENOFOS) PADA CABAI KECIL (Capsicum frustescens) (Studi pada Petani Cabai Kecamatan Mayang Kabupaten Jember)
Dita Wahyu Safitri
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Chili (Capsicum Frustescens) is one of the largest production of vegetables in Kabupaten Jember in the last three years. The use of pesticides is the main alternatif by farmers to control pests and diseases in plants, this is done to avoid the occurrence of crop failure due to damage to chili plants. This research aimed to know of the relationship between a method of the use of pesticides (including the use of pesticides right kinds, appropriate doses, exactly quality, right on target, on time, and right way/application) with the residue of pesticides by using design research cross sectional. Respondents in this research were 25 farmers in Mayang Sub District Jember District and 25 samples of chili from each farmers. Pesticide residues obtained from the results of laboratory tests on the active ingredients profenofos in chili. Data were analyzed by using Phi Coefficient (Rφ) test statistics with α = 0,05. The results showed that there was no significant correlation (Sig > α) between the right kind of pesticide use, the right quality and the right way/application to pesticide residue on chili. But, there was a significant correlation (Sig < α) between the use of appropriate doses of pesticides, the right on target, and right time to pesticide residue on chili. From this results suggested the chili farmers to read the product label procedures for the use of pesticides in accordance with the provisions.
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