Evaluation of the response of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) to nitrogen fertilization in farmers' fields in the Central Area of the Department of Santa Cruz (Bolivia)

The objective of this project is to increase productivity and sustainability of sugarcane cultivation in the department of Santa Cruz. Specific objectives are: i) Identify adequate nitrogen management for sugarcane in different types of soil in the central area of Santa Cruz, and ii) Validate current recommendations of CIAT on nitrogen fertilization based on soil test results and crop demand.


David Ruiz, CIAT