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The Morphology of the Sugar Cane Plant

  • H. Bakker

Abstract

The anatomy of the sugar cane plant has been described in detail in a number of publications. 1,2 In the context of this book, aspects considered important for the commercial cane grower will be discussed. Reference is made to the botany of the cane stem, cane leaves and root system. This is an introduction to the development of the cane plant

Keywords

Sugar Cane Root Hair Cane Root Shoot Root Cane Plant 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Bakker
    • 1
  1. 1.HorshamUK

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