Data origin

The data included in the sugarcane module of TropGENE database have been obtained:

by Cirad teams from:

  • Cirad-Montpellier

  • Cirad-La Réunion, Station de Ligne Paradis, Saint-Pierre

  • Cirad-Guadeloupe, Station de Roujol, Petit-Bourg

  • by scientists from other institutions working on sugar cane:

  • West Indies Central Sugar Cane Breeding Station (WICSCBS), St George, Barbados, for the parentage of the B clones (Dr Antony Kennedy),

  • Copersucar, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the data on parentages of various clones, their resistance/susceptibility to various pests and diseases and general information on their agronomical characteristics,

  • Centre d'Etude, de Recherche et de Formation (CERF), La Réunion, for some of the mapping and QTL data (Dr Jean-Yves Hoarau),

  • Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute (MSIRI), Reduit, Mauritius, for data on parentage of Mauritius clones (Dr Jean-Claude Autrey),

  • Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations (BSES), Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia, for the parentage of the Australian clones,

  • SOSUCO, Banfora, Burkina Fasso for the results of the smut trials,

  • South African Sugar Association Experiment Station (SASEX), Mount Edgecombe, South Africa for the parentage of the South African clones (Dr Nuss),

  • Dr Thomas Tew for the varietal census.

  • Guilherme Rossi Machado Jr (2001) . Sugarcane variety notes, 7th revision