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Production of Sugarcane

Series: Advanced Series in Agricultural Sciences Volume: 21

By: G Hunsigi

245 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #88336 | ISBN: 3540565523
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NHBS Price: £91.50 $112/€103 approx

About this book

Presented here is a comprehensive account of both theoretical and practical aspects of sugarcane production. The first part of the book deals with origin, distribution, soil and climatic requirements, seed bed preparation, cultural and nutrient requirements, fertilization, irrigation, ratooning, weeds, pests, diseases, ripening and harvest. In the second part, energy and fibre cane, cane development, and manufacturing techniques of sugar and its by-products are treated in detail.

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