RB985476 - a sugarcane cultivar with high agro-industrial yield and disease resistance

Monalisa Sampaio Carneiro Roberto Giacomini Chapola Antônio Ribeiro Fernandes Junior Danilo Eduardo Cursi Thiago Willian Almeida Balsalobre Hermann Paulo Hoffmann About the authors

Abstract

RB985476 has a high tillering capacity, excellent canopy cover, high longevity, high agro-industrial yield, medium to low fiber content and high germination capacity after mechanical harvesting. RB985476 is resistant to smut, brown and orange rusts and recommended for harvest in the middle growing season in the south-central region of Brazil.

Keywords:
Saccharum spp.; breeding; productivity.

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