ADEQUACY, PREPARATION AND SOWING (APS)

 INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS:

To take the land or the virgin lots through the construction of drainages, jars, pumping stations, internal roads, electrification, so that they are ready for cultivation.

 ADEQUACY:

Process in which the land is left ready for sowing, includes the following tasks:

  • Topography: Define the area, soil accidents and the viability of the crop to be sown.
  • Design: In the topographic survey and its projection.
  • Leveling: Definition of terrain slopes. .
 PREPARATION:

Condition the land for the sowing of cane. Includes the following activities.

  • Separating Rakes: They remove the superficial layer of the soil, eliminating vegetation and residues not suitable for cultivation.
  • Polishing Rakes: Segment large pieces of earth (lumps) into smaller ones and facilitate leveling or furrowing.
  • Plow-Chisel: Break the soil to depths of 40 cm., To oxygenate it.
  • Subsuelo: Like the Chisel Arado breaks the ground; but at a depth greater than 60 cm.
  • Polished with Dredge: Crumble the clods to facilitate the furrow.
  • Grooved: Make the bed to plant the seed, which is manually or mechanically covered.
 SOWING:

Management of the seedbeds and sowing of sugarcane depending on its variety and agro-ecological conditions, includes work of:

  • Provisioning
  • Bandereo of the batch
  • Distribution and accommodation of the seed
  • Seed cover and sprout irrigation
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