International Journal of Agronomy / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Climate Change and Sugarcane Production: Potential Impact and Mitigation Strategies

Table 2

Maximum, minimum, and mean cane yields and coefficient of variation (CV) across last 41 years (1973–2013) for the world top 10 sugarcane production countries. The slope and values of linear regression cane yield and year for each country are listed in the table.

CountryMaximumMinimumMeanCVSlope
(Mg ha−1)(Mg ha−1)(Mg ha−1)(%) (Mg ha−1 yr−1)

Brazil80.2646.4864.9214.330.750.93
India76.5349.1162.4111.480.490.68
China74.9339.1859.1615.980.670.73
Thailand76.2030.1453.9320.420.700.58
Pakistan57.2331.5744.1915.480.500.76
Mexico78.1662.6871.116.000.220.40
Colombia101.8157.2384.8710.680.450.36
Indonesia149.0255.1784.0826.57−1.600.73
Philippines96.5258.5974.2711.940.250.12
USA89.9869.9078.995.71−0.140.14

World total71.7753.7662.498.680.450.95

Data source: FAO of the United Nations (FAOSTAT) and Factfish [13, 14].

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