Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology
On-line version ISSN 1984-7033
DAROS, Edelclaiton et al. RB966928: Early maturing sugarcane cultivar. Crop Breed. Appl. Biotechnol. (Online) [online]. 2010, vol.10, n.3, pp. 278-281. ISSN 1984-7033. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1984-70332010000300016.
RB966928 is an early to medium maturing sugarcane cultivar and in Central-Southern Brazil it is harvested between April and June; it is recommended for planting in environments with medium to high soil fertility. It stands out with a high ratoon yield and with excellent sprouting in both plant cane and ratoon cane. It is tolerant to the major diseases of economic importance of sugarcane.
Keywords : Saccharum spp.; selection; improvement.