Production of Sugarcane

Theory and Practice

  • Gururaj¬†Hunsigi

Part of the Advanced Series in Agricultural Sciences book series (AGRICULTURAL, volume 21)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 3-11
    3. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 12-28
    4. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 29-47
    5. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 62-103
    6. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 104-119
    7. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 120-143
    8. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 144-156
    9. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 157-164
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 167-190
    3. Gururaj Hunsigi
      Pages 191-196
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 226-245

About this book


Presented here is a comprehensive account of both theoretical and practical aspects of sugarcane production. The first of two parts 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 thesecond part, energy and fibre cane, cane development, and manufacturing techniques of sugar and by-products are treated in detail. This book will serve as a vademecum for cane growers, sugar and sugarcane technologists, students and teachers.


Landwirtschaft Saccharum officinarum Sugarcane Zucker Zuckerrohr agriculture development fertilization soil

Authors and affiliations

  • Gururaj¬†Hunsigi
    • 1
  1. 1.Head of Department of AgronomyThe University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVKBangaloreIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-78135-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-78133-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-4207
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