Sugar Cane

  • (noun): Juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice.
    Synonyms: sugarcane
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Burundu
... The main economic activity is Sugar Cane farming as a cash crop ... coverage is good but trailers transporting Sugar Cane mess them when Sugar Cane is harvested ...
Mauricio José Troche - Economy
... The principal activity in the district is the agriculture, being the sugar cane the most important plantation ... Guairá department is the number one producer of sugar cane in the country ... production is the industrialization of raw material, turning sugar cane into sugar, fuel alcohol or rum ...
Sport In The British Virgin Islands - History
... The British introduced sugar cane which was to become the main crop and source of foreign trade, and slaves were brought from Africa to work on the sugar cane plantations ... the Territory, a series of disastrous hurricanes, and the growth in the sugar beet crop in Europe and the United States significantly reduced sugar cane production and led to a ...
Plants Used As Sustainable Biofuel - Sugarcane in Brazil
... for sugarcane cultivation in the world, uses modern equipment and cheap sugar cane as feedstock, the residual cane-waste (bagasse) is used to process heat and power, which ... input of independent experts world-wide, found that ethanol from sugar cane as produced in Brazil "in some circumstances does better than just “zero emission” ... This evaluation also found that consumption of agrochemicals for sugar cane production is lower than in citric, corn, coffee and soybean cropping ...
Chemical Derivatives Of Ethanol - Uses - As A Fuel
... Brazilian ethanol is produced from sugar cane and noted for high carbon sequestration ... that produces ethanol from domestically grown sugar cane ... Sugar cane not only has a greater concentration of sucrose than corn (by about 30%), but is also much easier to extract ...

More definitions of "sugar cane":

  • (noun): Tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar.
    Synonyms: sugarcane, Saccharum officinarum

Famous quotes containing the words sugar cane, cane and/or sugar:

    There is no sugar cane that is sweet at both ends.
    Chinese proverb.

    But a blind man’s cane poking, however clumsily, into the inmost corners of the house.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    There is no sugar cane that is sweet at both ends.
    Chinese proverb.