Maximizing Oil Palm Yield: Innovative Replanting Strategies for Sustainable Productivity


  • Ahmed Abubakar

    Faculty of Forestry and Environment, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, 43400, Malaysia

  • Susilawati Kasim

    Faculty of Agriculture University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, 43400, Malaysia

  • Mohd Yusoff Ishak

    Faculty of Forestry and Environment, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, 43400, Malaysia

  • Md Kamal Uddin

    Faculty of Agriculture University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, 43400, Malaysia

Received: 17 August 2023 | Revised: 19 September 2023 | Accepted: 27 September 2023 | Published Online: 8 October 2023


This paper examines the significance of innovative replanting strategies in maximizing oil palm yield while ensuring sustainable productivity. Through a comprehensive review of literature and analysis of current practices, the major findings of this research highlighted the importance of advanced breeding and clonal selection in developing high-yielding and disease-resistant oil palm varieties. Precision agriculture technologies, including IoT devices, drones, and sensors, were identified as critical tools for data-driven decision making, optimizing resource efficiency, and reducing environmental impact. Sustainable land use planning and agroforestry integration emerged as key strategies to balance productivity with environmental conservation. The broader impacts of this work extend to other agricultural sectors and land use planning, offering valuable insights for policymakers and stakeholders to promote responsible and resilient agricultural practices. By embracing innovative replanting strategies, the oil palm industry can contribute to a more sustainable and prosperous future, balancing economic growth with environmental stewardship. Continued research and collaboration are essential to achieve these goals and foster a harmonious coexistence between productivity and sustainability, integrating precision agriculture technologies for resource optimization and reduced environmental impact, promoting sustainable land use planning and agroforestry integration to enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services. Strengthening collaborations between governments, industry players, and research institutions for innovation and knowledge exchange is essential.


Replanting strategies, Oil palm yield, Sustainable productivity, Precision agriculture, Agroforestry integration


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Abubakar, A., Kasim, S., Ishak, M. Y., & Uddin, M. K. (2023). Maximizing Oil Palm Yield: Innovative Replanting Strategies for Sustainable Productivity. Journal of Environmental & Earth Sciences, 5(2), 61–75.


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