Chapter 5. Sugarcane Agriculture

  1. Glyn James
  1. R. D. Ellis and
  2. R. E. Merry

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995358.ch5

Sugarcane, Second Edition

Sugarcane, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ellis, R. D. and Merry, R. E. (2004) Sugarcane Agriculture, in Sugarcane, Second Edition (ed G. James), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995358.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054763

Online ISBN: 9780470995358

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Keywords:

  • sugarcane agriculture;
  • systems of cultivation;
  • productivity;
  • land preparation;
  • seedcane production

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Systems of cultivation

  • Yield

  • Ratoons and ratooning

  • Land preparation

  • Seedcane production

  • Planting

  • Ratoon management

  • Weed control in sugarcane

  • Irrigation and drainage