Nurseries

NURSERIES

The rubber nurseries set up by SRIB in the state of Sabah is the largest rubber seedling nursery in Malaysia. This is in line with the needs of rubber smallholders in Sabah and the objective of the Nursery Unit which is to increase production of the highest quality of rubber, which in turn helps in increasing the income level of the rural communities in the state.

The strategy / key performance index (KPI) for the Nursery Unit is to target:-

  1. The rate of return for rubber young buddings are at least 90 percent; and,
  2. The purity of budding young seedlings to be 100 percent.

SRIB implements four (4) rubber seedling nurseries and one (1) fruit seedling nursery that have been constructed in the following locations:

  • Tuaran Nursery in Tuaran,  with an area size of 43 hectares and an annual production capacity of 800,000 rubber and fruit seedlings;
  • Kabang Nursery in Papar, with an area size of 80 hectares and an annual production capacity of 1.2 million rubber seedlings;
  • Pamalan Nursery in Keningau, with an area size of 10 hectares and an annual production capacity of 300,000 rubber seedlings; and
  • Sungai Damit Nursery in Tuaran, with an area size of 56 hectares and an annual production capacity of 1.2 million rubber seedlings.

The supply and sales of rubber seeds to the smallholders and public are handled through the SRIB Nursery. You may contact the centres as follows:

  • Tuaran Nursery in Tuaran: 088-788362
  • Kabang Nursery in Papar: 088-911349
  • Pamalan Nursery in Keningau: 014-5538611
  • Sungai Damit Nursery in Tuaran: 088-794275

Pamalan Nursery in Keningau

Information in this page was last updated on 1 February, 2013.
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