Chapter 6. Sugarcane Agronomy

  1. Glyn James
  1. James E. Irvine

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995358.ch6

Sugarcane, Second Edition

Sugarcane, Second Edition

How to Cite

Irvine, J. E. (2004) Sugarcane Agronomy, in Sugarcane, Second Edition (ed G. James), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995358.ch6

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 agronomy;
  • soil management problems;
  • site selection;
  • land use planning and layout;
  • nurseries

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Soil management problems

  • Site selection

  • Clearing

  • Planning and layout

  • Field design

  • Land preparation

  • Nurseries

  • Commercial planting

  • Crop management

  • Crop control

  • Harvest

  • Field factors and cane quality

  • Ratooning

  • Monoculture

  • Specialty crops

  • Intercropping

  • Basic economics