Comparative Studies on Field Performance of Micropropagated and Conventionally Propagated Sugarcane Plants

Authors

  • Neeru Sood R&H Center, Nahar Sugar and Allied Industries Ltd., Pubjab, India
  • Piyush Kumar Gupta R&H Center, Nahar Sugar and Allied Industries Ltd., Pubjab, India
  • RK Srivastava R&H Center, Nahar Sugar and Allied Industries Ltd., Pubjab, India
  • SS Gosal R&H Center, Nahar Sugar and Allied Industries Ltd., Pubjab, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/ptcb.v16i1.1102

Keywords:

Comparative studies, Field performance, Sugarcane, Micropropagation

Abstract

The tissue culture derived sugarcane var. CoJ 64 plants attained better height, millable cane height and a greater number of live buds to conventionally raised plants. Further, the plants raised in vitro showed 13.2% increase in cane yield and 11.03% sugar recovery as compared to conventionally propagated sugarcane under parallel agronomic practices in the field, advocating suitability of seed cane programmed through tissue culture.

Key words: Comparative studies, Field performance, Sugarcane, Micropropagation

DOI = 10.3329/ptcb.v16i1.1102

Plant Tissue Cult. & Biotech. 16(1): 25-29, 2006 (June)

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Sood, N., Gupta, P. K., Srivastava, R., & Gosal, S. (2008). Comparative Studies on Field Performance of Micropropagated and Conventionally Propagated Sugarcane Plants. Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology, 16(1), 25–29. https://doi.org/10.3329/ptcb.v16i1.1102

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