Louisiana Sugarcane Variety Identification Guide 2020: ​L 01-299

L 01-299

L 01-299 was derived from the cross made between L 93-365 as the female parent and LCP 85-384 as the male parent (Gravois et al., 2011). The variety was released in 2009. This variety has a high population of medium-sized stalks with excellent stubbling ability. This is a midmaturing variety with excellent sugar yield potential. The following pictures will show eight different characteristics to help in identifying L 01-299.

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1. Canopy – Smooth, rounded canopy.

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2. Stalk wax – Moderate wax with yellowish appearance.

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3. Stalk color under the wax layer – Greenish yellow that becomes more yellow with age and exposure to the sun.

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4. Leaf sheath – No pubescence

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5. Leaf sheath margin – Green with some thin purple margin edge occasionally.

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6. Dewlap – Dark olive green that becomes much darker with more mature growth in the fall.

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7. Auricle – Slight.

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8. Distinguishing characteristics – Smooth, rounded canopy and dark dewlaps; stalks have some growth cracks; leaves in the canopy have a high, upright angle.

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