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Flat Planting: Planting method of sugarcane

Flat Planting:

  • Shallow (8-10 cm deep) furrows are opened with a local plough or cultivator at a distance of 75 to 90 cm.
  • There should be adequate moisture in the field at the time of planting.
  • The setts are planted in them end to end taking care that one three budded sett falls in each running 30 cm length of furrow.
  • Furrows are covered with 5-7 cm of soil and field is leveled by heavy planking.
  • In most parts of northern India and some tracts of Maharashtra, cane is planted by this method.

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