EFEITOS DE DIFERENTES ESPAÇAMENTOS ENTRE SULCOS NA PRODUTIVIDADE AGRÍCOLA DA CANA-DE-AÇÚCAR (Saccharum spp.)

The final productivity of sugar cane, among other yield factors, is affected by the distance between the row of plants. The potential production is obtained, for each genotype considered, under ideal edapho-climatic condictions, being the plants placed in ideal spacings. Several experiments present increases of the agricultural productivity of sugar cane with the use of narrower spacings between rows of plants. The present survey was performed at experimental stations of five districts (Araras/SP, Pirassununga/SP, Pradopólis/SP, Rubiácia/SP and Cristalina/GO), presenting variations in climate, soil, spacing and genetic material studied, with the objective of analysing the behaviour of the species, in agricultural production terms, and to propose equations to estimative the potential production as a function of the spacing to be adopted.

spacing; productivity; Saccharum spp


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