Project Adapting Over 130 Sugar Cane Varieties

124Tana Beles Sugar Development Project is adapting over 130 sugarcane varieties at its plantation site, Public Relations Office of the Project disclosed.

Ato Kidane T/Michael, Research Team Leader of the Project said the Project has given priorities for research which minimizes productivity problems by adapting sugarcane varieties with special properties.

Accordingly, the project is adapting over 130 varieties from different research centers at the project’s plantation site where sugar cane varieties were very few in numbers.

Over 13 thousand hectares of land is covered with sugarcane at Tana Beles Sugar Development Project where two sugar factories are under construction.