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Flowering of sugarcane

Harry F. Clements

Flowering of sugarcane

mechanics and control

by Harry F. Clements

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Published by Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sugarcane.,
  • Sugarcane -- Research.,
  • Plants, Flowering of.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarry F. Clements.
    SeriesTechnical bulletin / Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 92., Technical bulletin (Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 92.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15568538M

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    sugarcane is an open-branched panicle. Each tassle consists of several thousand tiny flowers, each capable of producing one seed. The seeds are extremely small and weigh approxi-mately per gram or , per pound. For commercial sugarcane production, inflorescence development is of little economic importance in Florida. The inflorescence of sugarcane generally called the 'arrow' is an open panicle. It is long (30 centimeters or more) and tapering. The arrangement of the spikelets is racemose, that is, the oldest flowers are at the bottom and the youngest at the t.


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Flowering of sugarcane by Harry F. Clements Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume is intended for reference by the commercial sugar cane grower. Disciplines are covered for the successful production Flowering of sugarcane book a sugar cane crop.

A number of good books exist on field practices related to the growing of sugar cane. Two examples are R.P. Humbert's The Growing of Sugar Cane and Alex G. Alexander's Sugarcane Physiology.4/5(3). Sugarcane is a tropical crop used for sugar and biofuel production in tropical and equatorial regions of the globe.

Sugarcane flowering is intrinsically induced in equatorial regions due to long. Sugar gain due to prevention of flowering was 691% in the plant and 354% in the ratoon crop. A simple negative linear relation was found between cane (and sugar) yield per plant and the proportion of canes that flowered.

There was no significant difference in fibre content of flowered and non-flowered by: 8. Flowering and pithing in sugarcane Flowering Flowering in sugarcane can affect crop yield and quality.

Several varieties will flower if the ideal weather conditions occur in February (SADC countries closer to the equator e.g. Malawi and Zambia) and March (South Africa).

Flowering acts as a natural ripener because it prevents stalk. The book opens with a chapter on the factors that affect sugar cane growth.

This is Flowering of sugarcane book by separate chapters on seedbed preparation, sugar cane planting, the nutrition and irrigation of sugar cane, drainage, weed control, flowering control, ripening and maturity, harvesting and transportation, and pest and disease control.

Crop View Vegetative Phase Flowering is undesirable in commercial canes as it leads to rapid maturity and reduces total sugar yield. In sugarcane breeding, flow­ering and production of fertile pollen and true seeds are requirements for obtaining genetic recombination. This book is a comprehensive survey of breeding principles and practices employed by sugarcane growers and researchers throughout the world.

Included within its scope are important genera and species concepts, morphological information, clarification of certain generic names, a description of germplasm collection and utilization, discussion of the complex issues involved in genetic.

Flowering is essential in any breeding programme, particularly in genetic introgression programmes in which flowering synchronism is required. In this work, 16 sugarcane genotypes were evaluated using three different flowering-inductive photoperiod treatments (30 s, 45 s, and 1 min of a daily photoperiod decrease from 12 h 55 of light).

Each genotype was planted in 43 L pots (equal proportion. Sugarcane allowed to flower produces less sugar because the plant switches its focus from making energy for storage to making energy for reproduction.

Commercial sugarcane is usually planted using shoots or cuttings. The plant does produce large plumes, each consisting of thousands of tiny flowers. If these happen to pollinate, the combined.

Internationally acclaimed sugar artist Jacqueline Butler has developed a unique style of cake decorating with sugar flowers, which she generously shares in this beautifully illustrated book. Through over exquisite photographs, you will learn how to create 18 stylized gumpaste flowers in various stages of bloom, as well as buds and leaves Reviews:   The Kew Book of Sugar Flowers is the perfect book for the established sugarcrafter looking to develop their skills and take their cake-decorating capabilities to the next level.

Readers with a particular interest in flowers and plants will also love this book for its painstaking recreation of flora in flower paste (gum paste), and the book is Reviews: Sugarcane, (Saccharum officinarum), perennial grass of the family Poaceae, primarily cultivated for its juice from which sugar is processed.

Most of the world’s sugarcane is grown in subtropical and tropical areas. The plant is also grown for biofuel production, especially in Brazil, as the canes. M.A. Godshall, B.L. Legendre, in Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition (Second Edition), Taxonomy and Origin.

Sugarcane is a large perennial tropical grass belonging to the tribe Andropogoneae of the family Gramineae and the genus Andropogoneae are characteristically tropical or subtropical with a high concentration of genera in two geographical areas:.

flowering is also known as "arrowing". Each tassel consists of several thousand tiny flowers, each capable of producing one seed. The seeds are extremely small and weigh approximately per gram orper pound.

For commercial sugarcane production,inflorescence development is of little economic importance. SUGARCANE Sugarcane is any of six to 37 species of tall tropical perennial true grasses. Its stalk contains sweet juice from which sugar can be extracted.

Most varieties are hybrids of the 4 cultivated species of sugarcane. Saccharum officinarum is the. Sugarcane is a flowering plant belonging to the monocotyledonous group of angiosperms.

Angiosperms are also called as seed plants or flowering plants. Among monocots it belongs to family gramineae or poaceae.

Members of family Poaceae are commonly. Seeds. Sugarcane seeds are very tiny, less than 1 mm long. They form on the tall, plumelike flower heads at the tops of sugarcane stems.

Each seed has a covering of silky hairs built to catch the. Sugarcane flowering is a complex physiological process that consists of several stages of development, each stage has its physiological and environmental requisition. The external factors related to flowering are: photoperiod; temperature; humidity; and solar radiation, in addition to soil fertility.

Already the internal factors involved are: phytochrome; hormones; florigene; and nucleic acids. Sugarcane or sugar cane refer to several species and hybrids of tall perennial grasses in the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, that are used for sugar plants are two to six metres (six to twenty feet) tall with stout, jointed, fibrous stalks that are rich in sucrose, which accumulates in the stalk anes belong to the grass family Poaceae, an economically.

The flower stalks were made into game darts, and the leaves were sometimes used for thatching. Sugarcane charcoal was used as a dye. Edible – The sugary sap (cane juice) from inside the stems is commercially processed into cane syrup, cane sugar (sucrose or table sugar), and molasses.

September to April Sixteen sugarcane genotypes (Table 1) with high sucrose and fibre contents were evaluated for flowering induction under different artificial photoperiod conditions.

Experimental Design The 16 sugarcane genotypes anted in pots of 43 L with equal amounts of clay soilwere pl, sand and substrate.A study on the flowering and the production of true seed of sugarcane was undertaken at Grand Isle, Louisiana, during, and Floral Initiation and flowering in sugarcane occurred each year under the conditions existing at Grand Isle* provided that freezing temperatures during the winter did not occur.

Low temperatures pre­.Sugar Production from Sugar Cane Practical Action 5 are located in wooden, steel or cast iron frames. Some of the smaller crushers, with capacities of between and kg cane per hour, have vertically set rolls and are animal powered but can be modified to use small engines or electric motors.