Agriculture in Southwest Florida
Sugar cane grows exceptionally well in deep muck soils as well as sandy soils.
Projected Costs and Returns for Sugarcane Production on Mineral Soils of South Florida, 2007-2008
Roka, Fritz M., Jose Alvarez, and Leslie E. Baucum
Sugarcane Production in Southwest Florida: Mineral Soils and Amendments
R.M. Muchojev, E.A. Hanlon, M. Ozores-Hampton, S. Shukla, F.M. Roka, H. Yamataki, and I. Ezenwa. University of Florida, IFAS, SL-230, 2005
This document reviews challenges facing sugarcane growers dealing with soils, water management, and nutrients. Effective strategies, which are evolving to efficiently produce sugarcane in southwest Florida on mineral soils, are reviewed in this publication.
Ronald Rice. University of Florida, IFAS, SS-AGR-239. 2002
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Costs and Returns for Sugarcane Production on Muck Soils in Southern Florida 2008-2009
Fritz M. Roka, Leslie E. Baucum, and Jose Alvarez. University of Florida, IFAS, SC088, 2010