Agus Susatya



Ir       – Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

M.Sc – Michigan State University, USA

Ph.D – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Research areas and teachings

  • Forest conservation
  • Biology of Raflesiaceae
  • Forest carbon
  • Conservation and management of wildlife



Books and journals

Susatya, A. 2003. Population dynamic and life cycle of rare Rhizanthes loweii in Kerinci Seblat National Park.  Jurnal Ilmu-ilmu Pertanian Indonesia 5:71-76. (2003).

Susatya, A., Arianto, W., and Mat-Salleh, K. 2005. Rafflesia bengkuluensis (Rafflesiaceae), a new species from South Sumatra, Indonesia. Folia Malaysia 6 (3&4): 56-72.

Wong, M., and Agus Susatya. 2007. Rhizanthes, the forgotten flower. Malaysian Naturalist 60:43-45.

Susatya, A. 2007. Taxonomy and ecology of Rafflesias in Bengkulu,  Indonesia. Ph.D Dissertation. Faculty of Science and Technology. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Malaysia.

Mat-Salleh, K., Mahyuni, R., Susatya., A and Veldkamp. J.F. 2010.  Rafflesia lawangensis (Rafflesiaceae), a new species from Bukit Lawang, Gunung Leuser National Park, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Reinwardtia 13 (2): 152-159.

Susatya, Agus. 2010. The diversity and Richness of Tree species of Tambang Sawah Forest, Kerinci-Seblat National Park, Sumatra Indonesia, Journal of Biological researches 16 (1): 63-68

 Susatya, Agus. 2010. Preliminary studies on natural drugs-substance contents of tree species for HIV and Cancer in Kerinci-Seblat National Park. Jurnal Agriculture 17: 640-649.

Susatya, Agus. 2011. Rafflesia Indonesia (BOOK). Being Published by Ministry of Forestry. Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation.

Susatya, Agus. 2012. Perilaku dan strategi tumbuhan dalam regenerasi hutan. Pratelon Publ.

Susatya, Agus, Hidayati, S., Mat-Salleh. K. Ramenta diversity and species grouping in Rafflesiaceae. Draft for publication.

Nurhidayati, S, and A. Susatya.2014. The magnificent parasitic flower Rafflesia arnoldii. For People and Plants. Friends of King Park, Quarterly Magazine 88. Summer time: 18-19

Susatya, A and Yansen. 2016. Dendrochronology of young Swietenia macrophylla and the variation of its growth response to the past wet climate in Bengkulu, Indonesia. Biodiversitas, 17 (2): 466-472


Diversity and conservation of Rafflesia in Indonesia. National Seminar on Rare Indonesian  Flower. Speaker. Bogor. 2001.

Distribution and ecology of Rafflesia species in Kerinci-Seblat National Park. Speaker. Seminar on the results of small research grants in Kerinci-Seblat National Park. 2001.

Ecosystem-based forest management. Speaker. National Workshop on Natural resource Conservation. Bengkulu. 2003.

Preliminary results of the ecology of Rafflesia arnoldii. National Seminar on Rafflesia. Speaker. Bogor, 2004.

Species grouping on genus of Rafflesia according ramenta structure. Speaker. Technical Seminar. Faculty of Science and Technology. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. UKM. 2005.

Susatya, A. 2011. Carbon pools and spacial variation of carbon sequesterimg capability of Taba Penanjung Protection Forest.  International seminar On natural Resources, Climate Change and Food Security In Developing Countries’ UPN “Veteran” Jatim 27-28 Juni 2011.

Susatya, A. 2011. Population dynamics, life cycle, and Conservation status of Rafflesia bengkuluensis Susatya, Arianto et Mat-Salleh at Talang Tais, Kaur Bengkulu. National Seminar on 159th Cibonas Botanical Garden. Cibodas 7 April 2011.

Susatya. Agus.2011. Tree species diversity of Kerinci-Seblat national Park and its potentials for natural substances-based medicines.  Presented at The International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology 2011.  UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Yogjakarta 11-12 October 2011.

Susatya, Agus. 2014. A review on Biomass variationa across ecosystem of Sumatra. Presenter. National Seminar on Mitigation and adaptation on climate change for sustaning forest and land resources. Jakarta 18-19 Nov. 2014

Susatya, A., F. Prandeka, and Saprinurdin. 2015. Population dynamics of very rare Rafflesia bengkuluensis at Padang Guci Valley. Kaur Regency. International Symposium on Indonesian Giant flowers. Rafflesia and Amorphophallus. 14-17 September 2015. Bengkulu.