ratoon crop


Related to ratoon crop: Stubble Crop

ratoon crop

- One that grows from the remains of one already harvested, from Spanish retono, "sprout."
See also related terms for sprout.
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Furthermore, better yield of the ratoon crop is possible by adopting appropriate management practices for the main crop as well as for the ratoon crop.
These treatments were imposed after harvest of the final ratoon crop and before establishment of the fallow peanut crop.
1% of stalks in the plant crops were infested with stem borers, and the ratoon crop of the third planting was not sampled due to excessive lodging, broken stalks and freeze damage.
The experimental site received irrigation (25 mm) after the second harvest to ensure ratoon crop establishment.
The singular ratoon crop in Sindh average around 200-250 maunds per acre.
The first ratoon crop usually yields more than the first plant crop.
A ratoon crop is harvested from 40-50% of the rice acreage (Ron Rice, Palm Beach Cooperative Extension, pers.
The duration of the crop ranges from less than 10 months in Louisiana where spring and winter frosts occur, to two years in Hawaii and South Africa, but most sugarcane is grown for 14-18 months for the plant crop and 12 months for the ratoon crop.
Although there is rice heading later in the 1 ratoon crop in Florida, not all growers keep their rice in production to grow this crop and heading in ratoon rice is more variable within the crop itself.
Maintenance fertiliser additions of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium were standard rates recommended for the sugar industry and were as follows: 140 and 165 kg N/ha for plant and ratoon (the second and subsequent crops after the plant cane crop) cane, respectively; 45 and 30 kg P/ha for a plant and ratoon crop, respectively; 100 and 120 kg K/ha for plant and ratoon cane, respectively.
Heading in the ratoon crop is more uneven than in the first crop, so pre-heading and heading were not analyzed separately.