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a sweet carbohydrate of either animal or vegetable origin; the two principal groups are the disaccharides and the monosaccharides.
beet sugar sucrose from sugar beets.
blood sugar
1. glucose occurring in the blood.
2. the amount of glucose in the blood.
cane sugar sucrose from sugar cane.
fruit sugar fructose.
invert sugar a mixture of equal amounts of dextrose and fructose, obtained by hydrolyzing sucrose; used in solution as a parenteral nutrient.

cane sug·ar

d-sucrose. See: sucrose.

cane sugar

sucrose from sugar cane.


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, table sugar, used in the manufacture of syrup and confections.
Synonym(s): saccharose.

cane sugar,

n sucrose derived from sugarcane
(Saccharum officinarum), the chemical formula of which is C12 H22 O11. This is used in both solid and syrupy homeopathic medicines.
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One maund gur is produced from 10 maunds of sugarcane.
The farmers have been complaining since the beginning of crushing season that the mill owners are exploiting them in the wake of healthy sugarcane crop.
Aitezaz Ahsan told the court that crushing of sugarcane would continue after April.
I had to accept even Rs105 per maund on certain varieties (of sugarcane),' says Kamran Memon, 35, who has cultivated sugarcane on 135 acres this season in Darro, Sujawal district.
Sugarcane is one of a major agriculture crop of Pakistan and rank 4th area wise, 14th production wise, 16th in yield and 8th in terms of sugar consumption in the world, whereas in Pakistan it holds the second major cash crop and used for production of white sugar.
Whereas a typical sugarcane plot produces from 50 to 70 metric tons per hectare, new practices can double output.
In Machiwal Price Control Magistrate, Assistant Commissioner Asif Shah while proceeding against sugarcane traffic centres has registered cases against four owners of these centres identified as Muhammad Fayyaz, Muhammad Irfan, Muddassar Naseer and Miyan Sarfraz.
He said why every year sugarcane growers have to protest and crushing season is delayed.
However, one cannot fail to notice that sugarcane and table sugar production in 15 counties has significantly declined in the past year, from more than 50,000 tonnes to below 15,000 tonnes owing to a myriad of challenges that face the sector.
As they are 50 kilometers away from farms, the cost of transporting sugarcane to these sites is around P650 per ton.
Despite improvements in the sustainability and efficiency of sugarcane production and the ethanol manufacturing process, other agricultural practices in the field can have a significant impact on the GHG balance mediated through changes in soil organic matter (SOM) dynamics and subsequently overall sustainability of a biofuel.