Yield and biometry of fertilized sugar cane with organomineral fertilizer of sewage sludge and biostimulant


  • Emmerson Rodrigues de Moraes Instituto Federal de Educação Ciência e Tecnologia Goian
  • Reginaldo de Camargo Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
  • Regina Maria Quintão Lana Instituto de Ciências Agrárias da Universidade Federal de Uberlândia.
  • Matheus Henrique Medeiros Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
  • Felipe Garcia Menezes Instituto Federal de Educação Ciência e Tecnologia Goiano
  • Eduardo Prado Giorgenon Universidade Federal de Uberlândia




Saccharum spp., Fertilizers, Biosolids, Growth, Productivity.


The dependence of mineral fertilizers, increasingly, has brought concern facing the increased demand and because it is a non-renewable mineral resource. The organic fertilization, exclusively, it is impractical in large scale, however, the combination of organic and mineral sources have already proved to be feasible, both from the point of view of nutrition of plants as well as in the aspect of recycling of urban and industrial waste by agriculture. This research had as objective to determine the efficiency of aorganomineral fertilizer formulated on the basis of sewage sludge in substitution of mineral fertilizer in the cultivation of sugar cane in environments with different levels of soil fertility. An experiment was conducted in greater soil fertility, in the Institute Federal Goiano– Campus, Morrinhos-GO, Brazil. The other, less soil fertility, was implanted in the ethanol industry Tijuco Valley, located in Rio do Peixe, district of Prata-MG, Brazil. The experimental design was randomized blocks in a factorial 5 x 2 +1 being five doses, with and without a biostimulant plus an additional with mineral fertilization, in four replications. The doses were in function of fertilization recommendation of planting and coverage for each environment, consisting of: 100 % of the mineral source and percentage 0; 60; 80; 100 and 120 % of organomineral fertilizer. We evaluated the productivity, tillering, diameter and height of stem in Prata-MG the different percentages of the fertilization of planting favored and increased productivity, height and stem diameter of sugar cane; the use of biostimulants not contributed to increase crop yield. In Morrinhos-GO, the different percentage of planting fertilization did not increase the productivity, tillering, height and diameter of the sugarcane stem; the use of biostimulants increases the productivity yield of sugarcane. Organomineral fertilizer based on biosolids is similar to fertilization with mineral fertilizer in environments.


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DE MORAES, E.R., DE CAMARGO, R., LANA, R.M.Q., MEDEIROS, M.H., MENEZES, F.G. and GIORGENON, E.P., 2020. Yield and biometry of fertilized sugar cane with organomineral fertilizer of sewage sludge and biostimulant. Bioscience Journal [online], vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 1564–1576. [Accessed25 April 2024]. DOI 10.14393/BJ-v36n5a2020-42189. Available from: https://seer.ufu.br/index.php/biosciencejournal/article/view/42189.



Agricultural Sciences