International Journal of Applied Science and Technology

ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) 10.30845/ijast

Study on Land Resources Based on Agro-Ecological Zones in Bandung District, West Java - Indonesia
Abraham Suriadikusumah, Dan Ganjar Herdiansyah

Study of land resources in Bandung Regency has been conducted during the period of 2010 to know the potential and constraints for the development of the agricultural sector. Agroecology zone used for grouping of commodities that can be developed in an area corresponding to the condition of the land. The method used in this study is analyses of several thematic maps, there were topographic map, soil map, and climatic map. On some of these maps produce various agro-ecological zones as the initial development of the agricultural sector. Further studies conducted on the actual land use to know whether it is in accordance with ZAE generated. Paired T test statistic used in the determination of the direction of this. Results showed Bandung Regency has 4 (four) regions agroecological zones, namely Zone I to 1,396.9 Ha protected area, Zone II to plantation (annual crops) area of 71,437.34 hectares, a Zone III area of 35,714.07 hectares for Agroforestry and Zones IV for crop area of 64,114.83 ha. The availability of land for agricultural development in Bandung District is an area of 66,118.918 hectares, according to Agra-ecological zones.

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