Journal of Horticulture

Journal of Horticulture
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ISSN: 2376-0354


Netsanet Ayele

Netsanet Ayele


  • Research Article
    Early Growth, Yield and Quality of Sugarcane as Affected by Number of Buds per Sett at Wonji/Shoa Sugar Estate
    Author(s): Melaku Tesfa and Netsanet AyeleMelaku Tesfa and Netsanet Ayele

    Owing to the high cost associated with planting, planting materials deserves attention in a sugar industry thriving to be competitive in the world market and also to enhance profitability. Accordingly, an experiment was conducted in a randomized complete block design with three replications to determine the effect of number of buds per sett (one bud, two buds (control), three buds, four buds, randomly chopped setts (containing variable buds per sett) and whole stalks) on the early growth, yield and quality of two sugarcane varieties (NCo334 and B52/298) at Wonji/Shoa Sugar Estates on the plant and first ratoon crops. The analysis of variance indicated that sprouting was significantly (p<0.05) affected by the main effects of variety and type of planting material. Number of tillers and millable canes were affected by the main effect of variety and the interaction of variety with the .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0354.1000249

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