Two New Sugarcane Varieties Approved for Commercial Release

The American Sugar Cane League’s Variety Release Committee unanimously approved the release of two new varieties, Ho 12-615 and L 12-201, for commercial planting in the summer of 2019.

The committee is composed of representative researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Louisiana State University Agriculture Center and the League. The committee approved the decision on April 10.

Gregory Gravois, president of the League, said the release of two new varieties in one year is remarkable.



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