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Sugarcane : Crop Production and Improvement

Author Name : G.P. Rao, S.B. Singh, S. Solomon and P. Gopalasundaram


  • Publisher : Studium Press (India) Pvt Ltd
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 13 : 978-1933699-29-5
  • Page no : 898
  • Publication Year : 2009

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Sugarcane is an important cash crop in many tropical and subtropical countries and is one of the main source of sugar production in the world. In addition to the publication of Sugarcane: Crop production & Improvement is timely and meaningful in view of the rapid research progress and fast expansion of sugar industry in India. This book contains 26 articles by distinguished sugarcane scientists from all over India. The subject matter deals with new technology developments for improving sugarcane production and quality of sugar. This book gives a comprehensive account of major problems of sugarcane production in India. All the important subjects are discussed at length with current research being carried out. The publication is timely in view of the rapid research developments and increasing sugarcane cultivation through out the world. The information contained in various topics is comprehensive, and provides useful information towards solving some of the basic and applied problems in sugarcane Crop production and improvement. In addition, it will serve as an up to date compendium of references on various aspects of sugarcane breeding, genetics, biotechnology, agronomy, seed production, post- harvest deterioration, abiotic stresses, integrated mineral nutrient management, till age and ratoon management, jiggery production etc.
Title Sugarcane : Crop Production and Impoverment
Table of Content Sugarcane Genetic Resources: An Indian Perspective. Breeding Methodologies in Sugarcane Improvement. Distant Hybridization in Sugarcane Improvement. Sugarcane Planting Systems, Crop Geometry and Seed rate. Cytogenetics of Sugarcane: Retrospect and Prospects. Biotechnological and Molecular Approaches for Genetic Improvement in Sugarcane. Biotechnology in Sugarcane: Current Status and Future thrust. Germination in Sugarcane. Seed Production in Sugarcane. Sugarcane Micro-propagation and Production of Good Quality Plant Material. Agro-Technology to Sustain High Density Shoot Population for Cane Yield Maximization. Sugarcane Based Cropping Systems. Flowering in Sugarcane. Tillage Management in Sugarcane. Ratoon Management. Mineral Nutrition in Sugarcane. Fertilizer Management. Water Management in Sugarcane. Integrated Nutrients Management in Sugarcane. Compensatory Ability in Sugarcane. Abiotic Stresses and their Management in Sugarcane. Post-harvest Cane Deterioration and its Impact on Sugar Industry. Jaggery (Gur) Production in India. Developing Disease Resistant Varieties and Methods of Disease Screening in Sugarcane. Breeding for Pest Resistance in Sugarcane. Regional Planning of Sugarcane in India with Special Reference to Soils and Climate. Subject Index.
Page No. 898
Author's Name G.P. Rao, S.B. Singh, S. Solomon and P. Gopalasundaram
Publisher Studium Press (India) Pvt Ltd
Year Of Publication 2009
ISBN 10 No
ISBN 13 978-1933699-29-5
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Binding type No
Book Size(len) No
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book size(hei) 9.8
Book size width 6.4
Edition 1st

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