Management of sugarcane crop under drought conditions.

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Year Published: 2003
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Author: Sundara, B.
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This paper focuses on the management practices for substantial yield improvements in sugarcane grown under drought conditions in Tamil Nadu, India: early planting; using the appropriate sowing rate and row spacing; trash mulching; fertilizer management (foliar application and application technology); soaking setts in lime water; protective irrigation; deep trench system of planting; kaolin spraying; using drought-resistant cultivars; and integrated moisture stress management (combining the aforementioned practices).

Pages: 725 - 727
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Volume: 34
Number: 9
Journal: Cooperative Sugar
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ISSN: 0971-877X
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application methods, crop yield, cultivars, drought, droughtresistance, fertilizers, foliar application, irrigation, kaolin,mulching, planting date, row spacing, sets, soaking, soil water, sowingrates, sugarcane, trenching, water stress, India, Tamil Nadu, Saccharum,Saccharum officinarum, Poaceae, Cyperales, monocotyledons, angiosperms,Spermatophyta, plants, eukaryotes, Saccharum, South Asia, Asia,Developing Countries, Commonwealth of Nations, India, cultivatedvarieties, drought tolerance, foliar methods, Madras, setts, soilmoisture, trench cutting, watering, Field Crops (FF005) (New March2000), Plant Breeding and Genetics (FF020), Plant Production (FF100),Environmental Tolerance of Plants (FF900), Fertilizers and otherAmendments (JJ700), Soil Water Management (Irrigation and Drainage)(JJ800) (Revised June 2002) [formerly Soil Water Management], SoilManagement (JJ900)

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