Observations on sugar-cane cultivation in Antigua

with suggestions for improvement. With appended accounts of the anatomy, physiology, propogation and growth of the sugar-cane plant by Harold E. Box

Publisher: Government Printing office in St. John"s, Antigua

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Statementby Harold E. Box, A. E. Collens and F. H. S. Warneford.
ContributionsCollens, A. E., Warneford.
The Physical Object
Pagination28p. ;
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL18462081M

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Aquatint taken from 'Ten Views in the Island of Antigua', by William Clark. The aquatint depicts a group of enslaved people planting sugar cane on Bodkin's estate. The slaves - men, women and children, are working in the field together. They would have worked from 6 in the morning until 6 in the evening, with just a short break for lunch.

This volume is intended for reference by the commercial sugar cane grower. Disciplines are covered for the successful production of a sugar cane crop. A number of good books exist on field practices related to the growing of sugar cane. Two examples are R.P.

Humbert's The Growing of Sugar Cane and Alex G. Alexander's Sugarcane Physiology. The book opens with a chapter on the factors that affect sugar cane growth. This is followed by separate chapters on seedbed preparation, sugar cane planting, the nutrition and irrigation of sugar cane, drainage, weed control, flowering control, ripening and maturity, harvesting and transportation, and pest and disease Edition: 1.

Observations on the method of planting and cultivating the sugar-cane in Georgia and South Carolina, together with the process of boiling and granulating and a description of the fixtures requisite for grinding and boiling in a letter from Thomas Spalding, Esq.

to Major General Thomas Pinckney with an appendix. The print was was 1 of 10 included in his work about the island of Antigua. As a guest painter to the island Clark was allowed access to all aspects of life on the plantations and he produced images of the different stages of the sugar cultivation process.

This print shows enslaved people harvesting the ripe sugar canes. A century or so ago almost every cultivable acre in Antigua was under sugar-cane, but to-day not more than about 9, acres largely under sugar-cane cultivation, are scattered numerous observations on the birds of Antigua and Long Island, althoughFile Size: KB.

A number of good books exist on field practices related to the growing of sugar cane. Two examples are R.P. Humbert's The Growing of Sugar Cane and Alex G. Alexander's Sugarcane Physiology. Volumes of technical papers, produced regularly by the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, are also a source of reference.

the sugar-cane, a major world crop i 2. the principal cane-sugar producing countries 6 3. the plant and its propagation 44 4. sugar-cane soils 52 5.

the draining of sugar-cane lands 66 6. pests and diseases, their effects and control 82 7. sugar-cane varieties and plant breeding 95 8. plantation and field planning Size: 3MB.

SOILS, PLANT GROWTH AND CROP PRODUCTION – - Growth and Production of Sugarcane - Willy Verheye ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Sugar cane is a perennial grass that thrives well in tropical and frost-free warm temperate areas.

It requires high temperatures, plenty of sunlight, large quantities ofFile Size: KB. Chapter 3 Sugar cane. Sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is a tropical, perennial grass that tillers at the base to produce multiple stems, three to four metres high and approximately five centimetres in diameter.

Its composition varies depending upon the climate, soil type, irrigation, fertilizers, insects, disease control, varieties, and the harvest period (Meade and Chen, ).

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A descriptive account of the island of Jamaica: with remarks upon the cultivation of the sugar-cane, throughout the different seasons of the year, and chiefly considered in a picturesque point of view; also observations and reflections upon what would probably be the consequences of an abolition of the slave-trade, and of the emancipation of the slavesPages: woodland, and large tracts of open fields, mainly dominated by sugar cane cultivation, illustration 1.

In photo 1, it shows an aerial photograph of the northeastern part of Antigua, showing a mosaic of large cultivated fields, and fragments and strips of natural woodland.

This is what much of the island must. The generic name Saccharum was given to sugar cane by Linnaeus in ) It can be traced back to the Sanskrit word Karkara or Carkara, meaning gravel. The word was written Sakkara in the later Prakrit language.

When the Arabs introduced sugar cane from India via Persia to the middle east, the word became Sakkar or : H. Bakker. Sugarcane: Agricultural Production, Bioenergy and Ethanol. explores this vital source for "green" biofuel from the breeding and care of the plant all the way through to its effective and efficient transformation into bioenergy.

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In the present context of the need to save bagasse in the process of sugar manufacture for production of paper, paper products or for. The Sugar Revolution, as it is called, had momentous social, economic, and political consequences. The elite in Barbados chose a form of sugar production that yielded the greatest level of profit—but at great social cost.

They decided to establish large sugarcane plantations, cultivated by oppressed labourers. Combined efforts between sugar cane harvesting machines and cane cutters are responsible for the harvesting of sugar cane in Barbados.

After harvesting, the canes are loaded onto trucks and taken to sugar factories where they are ground in order to extract the juice, leaving behind a fibrous residue called bagasse.

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Improvement of Sugar Cane Cultivation 3. Manufacture of gur (Jaggery) 4. Grading of gur (Jaggery) 5. Nutritive Value of gur (Jaggery) 6. Machineries for the manufacture of gur (Jaggery) 7.

Tissue Culture of Sugar Cane 8. Composition of Sugar Cane and Juice 9. Sucrose and reducing Sugars Milling of Sugar Cane Betty's Hope was a sugarcane plantation in Antigua. It was established inshortly after the island had become an English colony, and flourished as a successful agricultural industrial enterprise during the centuries of slavery.

It was the first large-scale sugar plantation to operate in Antigua and belonged to the Codrington family from until Christopher.

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book, Sidney Mintz establishes the relationship that not only provides the departing focus for this study, but also binds these three works together. Mintz observes, "The association of sugar cane, the slavery of transported Africans and the large agricultural estates commonly called Lavarack, B.P.

Proc. Aust. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol., Vol. 25, _____ This paper does not assess the marketing aspects of ethanol, but focuses on the calculation of yields and potential production of ethanol from various feedstocks available in the Australian sugar cane industry. Yields of ethanolFile Size: 44KB.

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The Portuguese introduced sugar plantations in the ’s off the coast of their Brazilian settlement colony, located on the island Sao Vincente. As the Portuguese and Spanish maintained a strong colonial presence in the Caribbean, the Iberian Peninsula amassed tremendous wealth from the cultivation of this cash crop.

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A descriptive account of the island of Jamaica with remarks upon the cultivation of the sugar-cane, throughout the different seasons of the year, and chiefly considered in a picturesque point of view: also observations and reflections upon what would probably be the consequences of an abolition of the slave-trade, and of the emancipation of the slaves / by: Beckford, William, d.

sucrose, or sugar, in the stem. Modern sugarcane cultivars that are cultivated for sugar production are founded on interspecific hybrids between S. spontaneum and S. officinarum (Saccharum spp.). Sugarcane is an ancient crop. Its use as File Size: 1MB.

Sugarcane, or sugar cane are several species and hybrids of tall perennial grasses in the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, that are used for sugar plants are two to six metres (six to twenty feet) tall with stout, jointed, fibrous stalks that are rich in sucrose, which accumulates in the stalk anes belong to the grass family Poaceae, an .Based on Blackburn’s highly successful Sugarcane, originally published inthis new edition has been fully revised and expanded by an international team of widely respected sugarcane specialists.

Focussing on the agricultural aspects of the crop, this book follows a logical progression from the botany and breeding through to planning cultivation, control of weeds, pests and diseases, harvest management and payment for : Hardcover.Sugar Cane, Sugar Cane, let down your hair.” Stolen away from her parents on her first birthday by island sorceress Madam Fate, beautiful Sugar Cane grows up in a tower overlooking the sea.

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