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Agriculture in Southwest Florida

Sugarcane

Sugar cane grows exceptionally well in deep muck soils as well as sandy soils.

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Publications
Projected Costs and Returns for Sugarcane Production on Mineral Soils of South Florida, 2007-2008

Roka, Fritz M., Jose Alvarez, and Leslie E. Baucum

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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.

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 Sugarcane Handbook

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

Download: Costs and Returns for Sugarcane Production on Muck Soils in Southern Florida 2008-2009 (EDIS)

Agriculture in Southwest Florida: Sugarcane

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Sugar cane grows exceptionally well in deep muck soils as well as sandy soils.