sugarcane


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sug·ar·cane

or sugar cane  (sho͝og′ər-kān′)
n.
Any of several tall often hybrid grasses of the Asian genus Saccharum, widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for their thick, solid, tough stems, which are the chief commercial source of sugar.

sug′ar•cane`

or sug′ar cane`,



n.
a tall grass, Saccharum officinarum, of tropical and warm regions, having a stout, jointed stalk and constituting the chief source of sugar.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sugarcane - juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugarsugarcane - juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
Saccharum officinarum, sugar cane, sugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
cane - a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane
2.sugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalkssugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
graminaceous plant, gramineous plant - cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
genus Saccharum, Saccharum - tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane
sugar cane, sugarcane - juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
noble cane - sugarcanes representing the highest development of the species; characterized by large juicy stalks with soft rinds and high sugar content
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And Gub-Gub squeaked for joy when he found a whole valley full of wild sugarcane.
Sometimes the contribution was a quilt, or a quantity of sugarcane.
The lama and Kim walked a little to one side; Kim chewing his stick of sugarcane, and making way for no one under the status of a priest.
They have in the greatest plenty raisins, peaches, sour pomegranates, and sugarcanes, and some figs.
MULTAN -- Agriculture Mechanization Research Institute (AMRI) developed another three agri-machines including sugarcane crusher, sugarcane loader and garlic planter to facilitate the farming community.
KASUR -- Low prices of sugarcane and involvement of middleman have forced farmers to make jaggery (gur) instead of selling the yield to sugar mills.
ISLAMABAD -- Sugarcane farmers continued to suffer as the mill owners are not paying them as per government announced rate .
SC also and directed the other mill owners to purchase sugarcane from farmers.
A group of drivers and their helpers is sitting underneath a parked lorry that is carrying as much as 1,600 maunds of sugarcane.
ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) introduced tissue culture plant technique, a stress tolerant and high yielding variety of sugarcane (KLC-1).
Islamabad -- Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) introduced tissue culture plant technique, a stress tolerant and high yielding variety of sugarcane (KLC-1).
In the endless sprawl of sugarcane blanketing Negros Occidental, 300,000 farmers like him till the land for the sweetest crop of them all.