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Increasing sugarcane production and processing would not only enhance energy security and improve the environment. It would also contribute significantly to economic growth and development.
Sugarcane ethanol cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 90 percent on average compared to gasoline, and other sugarcane products offer similar low-carbon advantages.
Beverage containers, food packaging and other consumer products made with sugarcane use less or no oil compared to standard plastic.
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DID YOU KNOW?
WICSCBS is one of the two oldest (Java being the other one) sugar cane breeding institutions in the world, with a continuous breeding programme since the rediscovery of seedlings in Barbados in 1888.