plant-cane definition

  • noun:
    • A stalk or shoot of sugar cane associated with the very first development from cutting.
    • A stalk or shoot of sugar-cane of the very first development from the cutting. The development of 2nd and next years is of substandard high quality, and it is called rattoon.
    • the first plants associated with sugar-cane, produced from germs positioned in the floor; or canes of the very first development, in difference from the ratoons, or sprouts from roots of canes that have been cut.
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