This dissertaion begins by outlining the history of the sugar cane plant and the plants genetics and cytology. It then describes botany and physiology of the plant. Propagation, fertilizers, and weed control are discussed. Lastly, extraction and refinement processes are also covered.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordssugar cane; tillering; propagation; fertiliser; weed control; sugar yield; sugar extraction; sugar refinement; sugar cane production; sugar cane species
Fields of Research070302 Agronomy; 070303 Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology; 070305 Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
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