Introduction: Sugarcane is a species of tall grasses belonging to the family of Poaceae. It is primarily cultivated for its sweet juice.
Description: It has a long stem but no branches. The stem is filled with joints and has long leaves at the top. The plant grows to a height of six to eight feet. It looks like a thin, small bamboo. There are different varieties of sugarcane. Some are brown in colour and some are yellow. Some are fat and some are thin,
Where to plant: Sugarcane is grown in abundance in India, Egypt, America and many other countries. It is cultivated extensively in India. Sugarcane cultivation requires labour and care. Sugarcane does not grow from seed. The upper part of the plant is pruned and planted in moist soil.
Usefulness: It is full of sweet juice. The juice is a refreshing and nutritious drink. It quenches our thirst. Sugar is made from sugarcane juice. The full-grown sugarcane is cut and the long stem is made into small pieces. Small pieces are placed between the wooden or iron rollers and the juice is squeezed out of them. The juice is heated in a large tank. A little lime is added to make the juice clean. After the water evaporates, the condensed juice is left behind in the pan. When it cools, the crystals of sugar are formed. The crystals are deep and dirty. Lime, alum and other things are used to make them clear and white.
We eat sugar or jaggery in our everyday meals. The dessert is mainly made with sugar. We chew pieces of sugarcane. Horses and cows eat sugarcane. Dry stems of sugar are used as fuel.
Conclusion: With the increase in the population of world, the demand for sugar has been increasing. So we should grow more sugar cane to meet our needs. 0 0 0
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