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Research Project: New Crop and Soil Management Systems to Improve Sugarcane Production Efficiency

Location: Sugarcane Research

Title: Improving soil management in sugarcane cultivation

Author
item White, Paul
item Johnson, Richard

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/12/2017
Publication Date: 12/11/2017
Citation: White Jr, P.M., Johnson, R.M. 2017. Improving soil management in sugarcane cultivation. In: P. Rott, editor. Achieving sustainable cultivation of sugarcane. Volume 1 - Cultivation techniques, quality and sustainability. Cambridge, UK. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. p. 97-109.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This chapter identifies the most important soil management practices for sugarcane cultivation and provides information on the practices used by important cane- producing countries in the world. The chapter focuses on field management of soil for optimum sugarcane production, and covers such areas as water management, tillage, minimizing compaction, cover cropping, soil fertility, and crop residue management.