Technical papers

WinRHIZO™ software for evaluating effects of farming systems on sugarcane root systems*

Abstract         Sugarcane roots are notoriously difficult to study.  The opaque nature of the soil matrix, large biomass, and ratooning habit of the crop make studying roots challenging.  WinRHIZO™ is a specialist root analysis software that provides rapid and accurate measurement […]

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The Blackboard

Climate: The good and the ugly

All members of the sugarcane industry make every effort to optimise performances. However, climate, an uncontrollable factor, can have a severely negative impact on these efforts. A quick literature search shows that this is the case with most food crops. […]