Evergreen Efficacy in Sugar Cane

Dates: March – May 2019
Aim: Demonstrate the effect of Evergreen in the increase of root mass and seedling emergence.
Location : Telica, Leon, Nicaragua

Farm: Finca La San Lorenzo
Crop: Sugar cane


Evaluated Treatments

The test was developed in Campos Cañeros in León, Nicaragua. The batch was conducted under the same conditions of a Traditional Industrial crop. The experimental design of the trial corresponded to a single demonstrative plot in the final field with an area of 4.0 Mz.

  • Treatment 1 (500 cc Evergreen / Barrel 200 Liters Water)
  • Treatment 2 (750 cc Evergreen / Barrel 200 Liters of Water)
  • Treatment 3 (120 grs Trichomax / Barrel 200 Liters of Water) (FINCA)

Variables Studied

  • Root Development (Days)
  • Plant Emergence (Days)

Results

39 days after application

Evergreen

Dosage: 500 cc / Barrel of water

Evergreen

Dosage: 750 cc / Barrel of water

Trichomax

Dose: 125 g / 200 L water


Evergreen vs Trichomax


conclusion

After observing the behavior of the different Treatments, we can conclude the following:
The treatment Evergreen 3.75 cc / Liter of Water (750 cc / Barrel of Water), showed the best performance, had the highest number of Stems / Mts, the one that obtained the largest size of the plants and the one with the greatest rooting, obtaining the first roots at 8 DAA and at 15 DAA the emergence of the seedlings. The Product used by the Farm (Trichomax) was the one that took the longest to emit roots and emerge .


Ing. Gerardo Meléndez R, Commercial Technical Representative of ExcelAg Nicaragua

Email: gmelendez@excelag.com

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