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su·crose

(sū'krōs),
A nonreducing disaccharide made up of d-glucose and d-fructose obtained from sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum (family Gramineae), from several species of sorghum, and from the sugar beet, Beta vulgaris (family Chenopodiaceae); the common sweetener, used in pharmacy in the manufacture of products such as syrup and confections.
Synonym(s): saccharose, saccharum

saccharum

(sak'a-rum) [L. saccharum, fr. Gr saccharon, sugar] Sugar.
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The anatomy of both sugarcane cultivars was found to be similar to that previously reported for other monocotyledonous species (GEORGE, 1993) (Figure 5), including grasses (GUIDERDONI; DEMARLY, 1988; VASIL et al., 1984) such as Saccharum spp.
In the present case, the SoGI (Saccharum officinarum L.) dataset representing 282,683 ESTs that resulted in 121,342 unique sequences [42,377 TC (Tentative Consensus clusters) plus 78,965 singletons) after clustering.
This suggests that more basic Saccharum species, more gSSR markers, and more molecular methods like EST-SSRs can be utilized in further study.
Influence of planting techniques on growth and yield of spring planted sugarcane (Saccharum officinrarum L.).
O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o crescimento micelial da linhagem CCO 01/01 de Coprinus comatus em meio de cultura a base de residuos organicos de Saccharum officinarum (bagaco de cana-de-acucar), Citrus sinensis (bagaco de laranja), Ananas comosus (coroa de abacaxi) e Musa sp.
Leaves of Litsea chinensis were used to treat diarrhea; on the other hand, a combination of Mikania cordata and Saccharum officinarum was used to treat gas formation in the stomach, and Kalanchoe pinnata was used to treat blood dysentery.
"Manejo sostenible de matospecies (malezas en Saccharum spp." En: Sesion Publica Extraordinaria Academia Nacional de Agronomia y Veterinaria.
Under the Letter of Intent announced on Tuesday, Saccharum has agreed to pay USD10,000 for an exclusive 60 day due diligence period to confirm title and visit the property, and further has agreed to purchase all of the shares of Oxbow for a price of USD0.01 per share.
Volk; held in FP-102443-Sp (white culture by the rot) Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, and Michigan Technological University Fungus Substrate/host Xylaria polymorpha SR001 Acer saccharum (zone lines, white rot) X polymorpha SRO 10 A.
In scientific parlance, Anoplophora glabripennis will, quite literally, eat the heartwood out of every Acer platanoides and Acer saccharum from here to Toledo unless they are stopped.
The forest is characteristic of the mixed hardwood second growth forests in the region and the overstory is dominated by Quercus rubra (red oak), Acer saccharum (sugar maple), Fagus grandifolia (American beech), and Fraxinus americana (white ash).