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Journal of Sugarcane Research
Number of Followers: 11  

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ISSN (Print) 2249-927X - ISSN (Online) 2582-4767
Published by Indian Council of Agricultural Research Homepage  [6 journals]
  • Genetic improvement in sucrose content in elite sugarcane clones of India

    • Authors: Rajesh Kumar, A D Pathak, Bakshi Ram
      Pages: 6 - 14
      Abstract: The sucrose content in sugarcane is the most important indicator in achieving a high recovery throughout the crushing season. Increasing the sugar content of cane is not as easy as increasing the yield of the cane. Genetic improvement in economic yield is a key to success in a breeding programme of sugarcane crop. For effective monitoring of the programme at the national or zonal level, it needs to be measured in quantitative terms at regular intervals. The overall genetic improvement in sucrose content was found positive from 1991 to 2019 in three groups, i.e. 1.53% from 1991 to 2000, 0.80% from 2001 to 2010, and 1.08% from 2011 - 2019 over the base period 1989 to 1990. However, the progressive trend was observed only in the Peninsular Zone. In Peninsular and North Central Zones, genetic improvement in sucrose content was increasing and found positive during 1991 to 2019. In recent years 2011-2019, a negative trend in sucrose content was observed in North West and East Coast Zones. Improvement in sucrose content was possible because the emphasis was more on the development of early maturing varieties in comparison to mid-late maturing varieties. From 1982 to 2018, nearly 72.45 percent of early maturing varieties were identified in India. These findings will help to identify the causes of trends in genetic improvement in framing the policies for varietal development programmes in a different zones. Such type of studies may be replicated for other crops to estimate the genetic improvement in different zones in yield based on the genotypes tested over a period of time under All India Coordinated Research Project network in the country.
      PubDate: 2022-05-22
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.6-14
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2022)
  • Adoption of variety Co 0238 and sugar recovery improvement in Haryana,

    • Authors: P Murali, Ravindar Kumar, Bakshi Ram, D Puthira Prathap, V Venkatasubramanian
      Pages: 15 - 23
      Abstract: Many varieties are introduced by ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute and other sugarcane research stations for yield and sugar recovery improvement. However, the yield and sugar recovery were stagnated at about 60 t/ha and less than 10% in sugar recovery up to 2012 in sub tropical India. The cost of production of sugar and profitability of the sugar industry besides many other factors depends primarily on the availability of good quality sugarcane during the crushing season. The main reason behind low productivity and sugar production was lack of promising high sugar sugarcane varieties. The farm
      productivity and sugar recovery from this part of the country remained much lower than the national average till few years back. However, the variety Co 0238 has turned around the situation with significant improvement in sugar recovery and cane yield to withstand the adversities of the unfavourable climatic factors in Haryana state of India. The data collected from different sugar mills have revealed that the sugar recovery significantly improved due to cultivation of variety Co 0238. The sugar recovery has improved 1.5 to 2 % and yield about 10-12 t/ha depending upon the agro climatic conditions of Haryana.
      Improved sugar recovery has increased sugar production and has immensely benefitted sugarcane farmers and sugar mills.
      PubDate: 2022-05-22
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.15-23
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2022)
  • Value added products from clarified sugarcane juice

    • Authors: Rajendran Irudayaraj, Vennila A, Palaniswami C
      Pages: 1 - 5
      Abstract: Sugarcane juice (SCJ) is a valuable base product obtained from sugarcane to prepare wide range of products of interest with increased nutritional quality. SCJ contains variety of non sugar impurities which are to be removed prior to preparation of the products including the SCJ beverage. These non sugar components interfere in the stability, colour and texture of the products. They mainly constitute fibre, wax, fat, dirt, soil, albuminoids, gums, starch, organic acids, etc. As long as they are present, they change the constituents of SCJ, chemically alter the original components and pH, which adversely affect the quality and shelf life of the final products. Hence the importance of the components present in sugarcane juice and their removal has been discussed in this paper. From the clarified SCJ, four products viz. SCJ beverage, badam jaggery (BJ), grape juice jaggery (GJ) and SCJ rich drink have been prepared to show the potential and versatility of SCJ to prepare such products. Nutritional quality of these products is due to the minerals, vitamins originally present in SCJ and they are having various health benefits. Shelf life of badam and grape juice jaggery was found to be six months. SCJ beverage and SCJ rich drink were found stable for three months without mold formation under ambient conditions.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.1-5
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Low cost high throughput image based root phenotyping pipeline for
           evaluation of sugarcane root system architecture under drought stress

    • Authors: Valarmathi Ramanathan, H.K MahadevaSwamy, V Ulaganathan, C Appunu, G Hemaprabha, R Sathishraj
      Pages: 24 - 36
      Abstract: Root System Architecture (RSA) plays an important role in the agronomic performance of a crop. Incorporation of these root traits in breeding program is hampered by the complexity in accessing the roots and its phenotyping. Lack of high throughput root phenotyping platforms for sugarcane is one of the major constraints in sugarcane root studies. In the present study an attempt was made to develop high throughput sugarcane root phenotyping pipeline comprising of a low cost plant cultivation platform and customized root image acquisition platform and image analyses using already available automated software. PVC tube system of specified dimension were used for plant growth and customized optical correction tank were used for imaging RSA. The acquired root images were fed into automated software GIAroots and about twenty quantitative root phenotype data were extracted and analysed. The working of the whole pipeline from plant growth to image analyses is demonstrated through comparative root phenotyping under drought using five genotypes of sugarcane wild relative Erianthus arundinaceus and three commercial sugarcane varieties.The relationships between the different root variables and genotypes in PCA biplots indicated high correlation among the different root traits. The study shows the low cost high throughput image based root phenotyping pipeline can be used to extract quantifiable root traits and analysed within a short span of time.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.24-36
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Genetic variability and response of some sugarcane varieties to
           application methods of N-fixation organism (Azospirillum brasilense) under
           different inorganic nitrogen levels

    • Authors: Farrag Farghal Boraiy Abu-Ellail, B.S.I. Makhlouf, A.E. Attia
      Pages: 37 - 55
      Abstract: Two field experiments were conducted at Mallawi Agric. Res. Station, El-Minia Governorate, Egypt, during 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons to evaluate the performance of four sugarcane varieties (G.T.54-9, G.84-47, G.2003-47 and G.2004-27) in response to Azospirillum brasilense application methods (without, soil drench and inoculation of cane setts) and inorganic-N levels (150 and 200 kg N / fed) following split plot design. Variety G.T.54-9 surpassed the other varieties in millable cane weight, cane and sugar yields / fed. There was an insignificant difference between GT.54-9 and G.2004-27 varieties in cane yield / fed in both seasons and sugar yield / fed in the 1st one. Inoculating cane setts with Azospirillum was more effective on most of the studied traits than soil drench. Adding 200 kg N/fed significantly increased brix %, sucrose %, cane and sugar yields / fed, while purity % was reduced. The effects of the significant interactions among the studied factors on the recorded traits were discussed. Correlation between cane yield and its components was highly significant with positive directions across seasons. Cane yield and millable cane weight recorded the highest heritability %, genotypic and phenotypic coefficient of variation. Significant genotypic effects indicated existence of the genetic variability among varieties and the possibility of utilizing them in genetic improvement. Variety G.T. 54-9 attained the highest net return, followed by G. 2004-27, G. 2003-47 and G. 84-47. Under conditions of the present work, inoculating cane cutting seeds of G.T. 54-9 and / or G. 2004-27 sugarcane varieties with 2 packets / fed (one packet = 400 g) containing Azospirillum brasilense bacteria + 150 kg N/fed could be recommended to attain the economical cane and sugar yields.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.37-55
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Studies on association of coefficient of coancestry with progeny
           performance in sugarcane

    • Authors: C Mahadevaiah, G Hemaprabha, Ravinder Kumar, C Appunu, V Sreenivasa, H.K. Mahadevaswamy, A Anna Durai, Adhini S Pazhani
      Pages: 56 - 63
      Abstract: The utilization of superior parental lines and identification of superior families enhance the genetic gain in sugarcane. To identify the superior parental lines and superior progenies, 1889 progenies derived from twenty crosses involving genetically diverse historical parents were evaluated for juice quality and yield attributing traits.The historical parental lines were selected based on coefficient of coancestry from the tropical and subtropical parents maintained at National Hybridization Garden. Based on progeny performance, families of Co 99006 × CoSe 92423 and Co 86032 × 85R186 were found superior for number of millable canes, , Co 86032 × 85R186 and Co 8371 × CoT 8201 for cane thickness and CoSe 95422 × Co 775 and Co 8371 × CoV 92102 for sucrose content. Parental lines such as Co 86002, Co 99006 and CoLk 98184, Co 775, 85R186 and BO 130 were identified for HR Brix; Co 419 and Co 89010, CoS 510, CoV 92102 and CoSe 92423 for cane thickness; and CoLk 94184, BO 91 and BO 32 for number of millable canes. The estimates of coefficient of coancestry was negatively correlated with HR Brix and cane thickness suggesting that parental cross combination with lesser value of coefficient of coancestry or inbreeding coefficient resulted in produce the heterotic progenies. This study based on the historic parental lines selected based on the coefficient of coancestry and inference limited to only to this experimental material. The evaluation of families derived from the population parental cross combination and parental lines in replication family block design permits the estimation of BLUP based breeding values and helpful in selection of superior parental lines and superior progenies.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.56-65
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Identification of principal traits for ratooning ability associated with
           cane yield and juice quality in sugarcane genotypes from advanced varietal
           evaluation trials

    • Authors: Elayaraja Kandasamy, R.M Shanthi
      Pages: 66 - 73
      Abstract: Any new sugarcane variety should have both high yield and superior juice quality to ensure profitability for both farmers and sugar mills. Varieties with good ratooning ability (RA) give additional income to the farmers without replanting. In the national varietal development program, eight elite genotypes were evaluated in Randomized Block Design along with two standards during 2017-18 (as plant crop) and 2018-19 (as ratoon crop) at ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore. Eight Sugareane genotypes from advanced varietal Trial (AVT) were evaluated to study the relationship among yield, juice quality and its Component traits traits for their RA. PCA was carried out using eleven quantitative traits to identify the important traits contributing to high ratoonability in terms of cane yield and sugar yield. Three principal components with eigen value more than one explained 80.93 % of the total variation. Results on PCA indicated that single cane weight, juice sucrose %, CCS %, cane yield and sugar yield were strongly associated and dominant in explaining the existing variability among the genotypes. of the eght test genotypes evaluated Co 12009 and VSI 12121 were identified as excellent ratooners as they recorded high cane yield, such as sugar yield combining appreciable field stand in the ratoon crop. These genotypes have high RA for juice quality traits sucrose% and CCS%. These two genotypes with good flowering intensity could be used in hybridization as parents for identifying hybrid progenies with better retainability.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.66-73
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Status of woolly aphid Ceratovacuna lanigera and establishment of the
           parasitoid Encarsia flavoscutellum in sugarcane germplasm

    • Authors: Srikanth Jandhyala, B Mahendran, B Singaravelu, P Mahesh, K.P Salin, K Chandran
      Pages: 74 - 82
      Abstract: Woolly aphid Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Hemiptera: Aphididae), a native of north-eastern India, appeared in the world sugarcane germplasm maintained at the ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute Research Center (ICAR-SBIRC), Kannur, Kerala State, India, first in 2004. The aphid colonized Indian hybrids and accessions of Saccharum officinarum, Saccharum sinense, Saccharum robustum and Saccharum barberi in the first year of occurrence and every year thereafter. Early detection and spot application of insecticide were adopted to manage the aphid and protect germplasm. Soap solution was applied in the later years to conserve the predators Dipha aphidivora Metrics (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) and Micromus sp. (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae) that occurred intermittently. The parasitoid Encarsia flavoscutellum Zehntner (Hymenoptera: Aphelenidae) maintained at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu State, India, was released in the germplasm thrice, i.e. in January 2009, November 2014 and June 2015. Post-release, E. flavoscutellum parasitism was detected first during April-June 2015 at low levels (2.0- 3.5%). Clear-cut evidence of establishment was witnessed during September-October 2021 when aphids showed a high 27.0% parasitism. Since E. flavoscutellum was found to regulate populations of woolly aphid wherever it established, it is expected to reach similar equilibrium with the aphid in the germplasm, D. aphidivora and Micromus sp. playing a complementary role at high aphid densities. However, continuous monitoring of aphid and natural enemies, and use of safer emergency control measures would go a long way in maintaining the germplasm free from woolly aphid.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.74-82
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Co 15002: A potential fifth generation inbred derivative developed through
           inbreeding followed by hybridization and selection for sugarcane

    • Authors: A Anna Durai, G Hemaprabha, K Mohanraj, Bakshi Ram
      Pages: 83 - 90
      Abstract: Among 129 clones evaluated along with standard varieties CoC 671 and Co 86032 in Pre-zonal varietal trial (PZVT) during 2014-15, the clone PZVT 13-175 recorded the highest cane yield of 143.52 t/ha which was significantly superior to both the standards. Consequently the clone was given Co status i.e. Co 15002 and was included in Initial Varietal Trial of All India Co-ordinated research Project on Sugarcane in Peninsular Zone along with 25 other test entries and four standards at 15 test locations during the year 2018-19. Co 15002 registered significantly higher sucrose content (19.43%) than the commercially released sugarcane variety CoSnk 05103 (18.96 %) and on par with the ruling variety Co 86032 (19.63 %) at 10th month crop maturity. Cane yield of Co 15002 (96.27 t/ha) was found to be on par with the recently released CoSnk 05103 (97.23 t/ha) and CoC 671 (99.30 t/ha). Co 15002 was screened for red rot, smut and yellow leaf diseases under natural and artificially inoculated conditions at Coimbatore, Pune, Kolhapur and Navsari. Under natural conditions, smut and yellow leaf diseases were not observed. Co 15002 was resistant or moderately resistant to red rot by both plug and nodal methods in all the test locations. In artificial inoculated conditions, Co 15002 showed resistance to moderately resistant reaction to smut. It recorded 20 % flowering intensity and low pollen fertility of 30 % with peak flowering during the first fortnight of November and can be used as a pistil parent in hybridization programmes.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.83-90
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Studies on feasibility of sett planting through single eye bud technique
           for rapid multiplication of existing and new varieties in Saraswati sugar
           mills command area, Haryana, India

    • Authors: S K Sachdeva, D P Singh, Pooran Chandra Joshi, Rishav Bhatia
      Pages: 91 - 98
      Abstract: The conventional system of sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) planting is inefficient for rapidly multiplying the seed cane of newly released varieties due to a higher seed rate (7.5-8.0 t ha-1) and low germination rate (40-50%). The present study was conducted at 8 sites in Saraswati Sugar Mill zone area of Haryana, India area during planting season 2017-18 and its subsequent ratoon 2018-19. The effect of planting methods on the multiplication rate of seed cane, yield potential and economics of sugarcane was calculated. Forty day old plantlets grown in polythene bags/trays/seedbed nursery using 19000 single-bud cane setts per ha area were transplanted at row to row and plant to plant distance of 120 x 45 cm. The results were compared with those obtained by the conventional practice of planting the three and two budded cane setts at the rate of 33600 and 50250 setts per ha, respectively. It was found that seedlings raised through bed nursery method recorded 46.39% higher cane yield (102.50 t ha-1) than farmers’ practice of conventional 3-budded method. The same also produced higher millable cane/ha (97620). The improved practices also recorded the higher gross return of Rs. 3, 48,500 ha-1, B:C ratio (2.17) with additional net return of Rs.1,30,215 ha-1 over local check of conventional three eye budded method which can effectively be replaced in the existing farming situation for higher productivity. The results further indicated that the rate of seed cane multiplication was about 51.37 times by the bed nursery method and 7.99 times by the conventional planting method. The results of study showed that farmers could increase the sugarcane productivity significantly by switching over to improved technology.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.91-98
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Impact of co-application of biomethanated spent wash with bio-char on soil
           micronutrients and crop growth

    • Authors: Rohan Satish Oak, D.D Sarode, J.B Joshi, S. A Chavan
      Pages: 99 - 109
      Abstract: Biomethanated spentwash (BMS) and biochar are novel soil conditioners considered as value addition to the bi-products from agro-industry. The high nutrient content and organic matter of BMS and high retention of nutrient and organic carbon on biochar has potential of benefits for co-application. We studied the effect of BMS, biochar and their co-application on soybean, which is a common rotation crop in Sugarcane. A field experiment was conducted in randomized block design in vertisols. BMS was produced at Ugar sugar works ltd. and biochar from agriculture waste. Treatments comprised of BMS application@ 60, 66 and 72 m3 ha-1, as sole amendment and in combination with biochar @ 2.5 t ha-1. Post-harvest soil analysis demonstrated a non-significant effect of treatments on soil pH, electrical conductivity and micro-nutrients. However, available Zn, Fe and Mn were numerically increased for all BMS treatments. BMS and biochar or their co-application had no significant effect on germination and plant height of soybean. However the number of soybean pods and grain yield was significantly improved. Grain yield of soybean in BMS 60 m3 ha-1 plus biochar co-applied treatment was significantly higher than all other treatments. Grain yield of BMS 66 m3 ha-1 and other BMS plus BC treatments were at par with each other and significantly higher than sole biochar 2.5 t ha-1, RDF and control.
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.99-109
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • A climate resilient interspecific hybrid AS 04-1687 (IC 0636675: INGR
           20110) tolerant to drought, waterlogging and salinity

    • Authors: ANGANNAN SUGANYA, P Govindaraj, A Selvi, G Hemaprabha, Bakshi Ram
      Pages: 110 - 112
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.110-112
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
  • Cytotype 2n=72 derived interspecific hybrid- AS 04-2097 of Saccharum
           spontaneum L. tolerant to drought

    • Authors: ANGANNAN SUGANYA, P Govindaraj, G Hemaprabha, Bakshi Ram
      Pages: 113 - 114
      PubDate: 2021-06-01
      DOI: 10.37580/JSR.2021.1.11.113-114
      Issue No: Vol. 11, No. 1 (2021)
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