The Contribution of Water and Sunlight to the Lettuce Production

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La Ode Amaluddin Hildayanti Hildayanti Rosliana Eso Rahma Musyawarah Agus Sugiarto Rajendra Prasad Shrestha Muhammad Isa Ramadhan Andri Estining Sejati


Indonesian lettuce production is still lower than consumption.
Lettuce production in Indonesia is still low because hydroponic
cultivation needs more concern with the water and sunlight factors.
This first study aimed to determine the contribution of water and
sunlight to the growth of lettuce. The second study aimed to find out
the difference in lettuce production between the difference in water
and sunlight conditions. This research used the experimental
method. The research was conducted in a field laboratory and
hydroponic village at the Faculty of Agriculture, Halu Oleo
University. Data collection methods using field observations and
measurements. The first objective data analysis techniques
described water quality and sunlight measurements. The second
objective data analysis used a description of the result of the lettuce
variable costing. The results showed that water and sunlight
contributed to the production of lettuce. The water adds nutrients,
and the sunlight does not direct to lettuce-affected plants, which
tend to have broad and healthy leaves. The good water and sunlight
conditions contribute to pressing the cost of maintaining plants and
raising the profit from lettuce production. These results are
important to the attention of the water and sunlight conditions that
can raise lettuce production in Indonesia


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AMALUDDIN, La Ode et al. The Contribution of Water and Sunlight to the Lettuce Production. SOCA: Jurnal Sosial Ekonomi Pertanian, [S.l.], v. 17, n. 1, p. 1 - 12, feb. 2023. ISSN 2615-6628. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 02 june 2023. doi:


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