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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Sugar Beet

Author
item PANELLA, LEONARD

Submitted to: Crop Science
Publication Type: Literature Review
Publication Acceptance Date: December 7, 2006
Publication Date: January 1, 2007
Citation: Panella, L.W. Sugar Beet. Crop Science. 47(1):426-427. 2007. doi:10.2135/cropsci2006.11.0002br

Interpretive Summary: World-wide demand for sugar approaches 140Mt each year, and is supplied by only two plants, once of which is the sugar beet (Beta vulgaris, L.). A team of international researchers were assembled by the editor to review the body of literature on sugar beet production and assemble it into an accessible form. The last time this was attempt was in 1994, and this book is somewhat dated. Many of the 32 authors are Phillip Draycott’s former colleagues at the Broom’s Barn research center in the UK, and the rest represent a vast experience in sugar beet production from around the worl

Technical Abstract: World-wide demand for sugar approaches 140Mt each year, and is supplied by only two plants, once of which is the sugar beet (Beta vulgaris, L.). A team of international researchers were assembled by the editor to review the body of literature on sugar beet production and assemble it into an accessible form. The last time this was attempt was in 1994, and this book is somewhat dated. Many of the 32 authors are Phillip Draycott’s former colleagues at the Broom’s Barn research center in the UK, and the rest represent a vast experience in sugar beet production from around the worl

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