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The white grubs of the sugar cane soils of Fiji

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Published in Sydney .
Written in English


  • Sugarcane -- Diseases and pests.

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SeriesColonial sugar refining company. Agricultural report -- no. 5, Colonial sugar refining company. Agricultural report -- no. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24169908M

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White grubs, including L. stigma, are major pests of sugarcane plantations in Indonesia, particularly in unirrigated areas. They have been a serious problem on sugarcane in East Java since , and with the start of the ratooning system in the s, the problem of grub infestation has been exacerbated. Books by genre: Nonfiction. Nonfiction is a genre which is entirely based on real facts. It can be full, complete story or just some notes of eyewitness about a concrete action. The White Grubs of the Sugar Cane Soils of Fiji. Veitch, Robert. The White Grubs of the Sugar Cane Soils of by Veitch, Robert. a Text-Book of Anatomy. Sugar-cane in Fiji is generally grown on comparatively small and isolated blocks of land, frequently in narrow strips along the coast or the banks of rivers, large compact areas such as exist in Hawaii being practically unknown. The cultivated soils arc of various kinds, including alluvial flats, which are the most profitable for sugar-cane, red hill-soils, sand, stiff clay and Cited by: 3. Basic information on soil formation and classification in Fiji is provided, and 45 representative soils, or 20% of the recognized soil series, are described in some detail. A key to their identification is included. Use is made of the field and laboratory information collected and analysed during the national soil survey conducted during the by: 5.

in all cane growing countries, except for Australia and Fiji (Sallam, ). There are about 50 species of moth borers worldwide belonging to the genera Chilo, Eldana. Sugarcane. Sugarcane (Poaceae Saccharum) is a tall tropical perennial grass that grows to between m ane is used to produce a range of food products including sugar, molasses and golden syrup. The biofuel ethanol can also be produced from sugarcane which can be used as a fuel for vehicles in its pure form but is usually blended with gasoline to . soils, while C. parallela Casey and P. latifrons predominated on sand-muck mixtures. Hall (9) provided information on the flight activity of scarab species in Florida sugarcane. However, these authors did not provide data on the abundance of white grub species with respect to soil type, nor did they report collecting from cane grown on sand soils. Focussing on the agricultural aspects of the crop, this book follows a logical progression from the botany and breeding through to planning cultivation, control of weeds, pests and diseases, harvest management and payment for invaluable asset to those involved in planning or running sugar estates as well as small producersAn easy-to Format: Hardcover.

  How to Plant Sugar Cane. Sugar cane is in the same family as grass, and grows in the form of tall, narrow stalks, or canes. Sugar cane is planted in ruts on its side in the fall. It requires no maintenance over the winter, and in spring 96%(72). Buchanan Cane Milling Research and Development in South - ( MB) Bull The Taxonomic Significance of Quantitative Morphol - ( MB) Buzacott Selection Criteria for Cane Varieties to be Ha - ( MB) Cabrer Sugar Cane Washing at Central Rig and Central Co - ( MB) Caceres Studies on Cryptospora Sheath Rot of Sugar Cane - ( MB). Highlights Arsenical herbicides were used in Hawaiian sugar cane plantations from to Total arsenic in soil averages mg kg − 1 across more than 60 km 2 of land. Andisols contain reactive solid phases which strongly adsorb arsenic. In vitro arsenic bioaccessibility averages 9% of total arsenic. Bioaccessible arsenic exceeds Hawaii environmental action levels in some by: By Umashankar Mishra New Delhi: Over the years, sugarcane farmers have been fighting a losing battle against white grub Indian researchers have developed a new technique to deal with the problem. Scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) have used a biological mixture of cadavers of an insect called Galleria malonella infected with a set of .