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Technology and Research

Edited by Alexandre De Oliveira

University of Florida

Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is considered one of the major bioenergy crops grown globally. Thus, sugarcane research to improve sustainable production worldwide is a vital task of the scientific community, to address the increasing demands and needs for their products, especially biofuels. In this context, this book covers the most recent research areas related to sugarcane production and its applications. It is composed of 14 chapters, divided into 5 sections that highlight fundamental insights into the current research and technology on this crop. Sugarcane: Technology and Research intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview in technology, production, and applied and basic research of this bioenergy species, approaching the latest developments on varied topics related to this crop.

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SugarcaneTechnology and ResearchEdited by Alexandre De Oliveira

Published: May 16th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69564

ISBN: 978-1-78923-151-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-150-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-394-9

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

20534 Total Chapter Downloads

55 Crossref Citations

29 Web of Science Citations

98 Dimensions Citations


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1. Multi-Analytical Interactions in Support of Sugarcane Agroecosystems Sustainability in Tropical Soils

By Acacio Aparecido Navarrete, Leonardo Machado Pitombo, Carolina Braga Brandani, Camila Bolfarini Bento, Andrea Sibila B. Escanhoela, Juliana Cristina Ramos, Leticia Pedroso Ramos, Hélio Danilo Quevedo, Caroline Sayuri Nishisaka and Janaina Braga do Carmo


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2. Sustainability of Ethanol Sector in Brazil: A Multicase Study

By Karina R.O.V. Souza and Ronaldo Perez


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3. Sugarcane Production in China

By Muqing Zhang and Muralidharan Govindaraju


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4. Sugarcane Bagasse Valorization Strategies for Bioethanol and Energy Production

By Elias Martinez-Hernandez, Myriam Adela Amezcua-Allieri, Jhuma Sadhukhan and Jorge Aburto Anell


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5. Competitive Management of Sugarcane Waste and Reduction of CO2 Emissions from Harvest Burning in Supply Regions

By David E. Flores-Jiménez, Marcos Algara-Siller, Noé Aguilar-Rivera, Gregorio Álvarez-Fuentes, Alfredo Ávila-Galarza and Cristóbal Aldama-Aguilera


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6. In Vitro Propagation of Sugarcane for Certified Seed Production

By Jericó J. Bello-Bello, Maurilio Mendoza-Mexicano and Juan A. Pérez- Sato


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7. Biotechnological Interventions for the Improvement of Sugarcane Crop and Sugar Production

By Ghulam Mustafa, Faiz Ahmad Joyia, Sultana Anwar, Aqsa Parvaiz and Muhammad Sarwar Khan


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8. Biotechnology of Drought-Tolerant Sugarcane

By Bambang Sugiharto


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9. Mineral Nutrition and Fertilization of Sugarcane

By Mauro Wagner de Oliveira, Geraldo Antônio Resende Macêdo, Jolberto Alves Martins, Vinicius Santos Gomes da Silva and Alexandre Bosco de Oliveira


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10. Sugarcane: Organo-Mineral Fertilizers and Biostimulants

By Emmerson Rodrigues de Moraes, José Geraldo Mageste, Regina Maria Quintão Lana, Rodrigo Vieira da Silva and Reginaldo de Camargo


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11. Mathematical Optimization Models in the Sugarcane Harvesting Process

By Fernando Doriguel, Carlos Alexandre Costa Crusciol and Helenice de Oliveira Florentino


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12. Sugarcane Bagasse and Cellulose Polymer Composites

By Teboho C. Mokhena, Mokgaotsa J. Mochane, Tshwafo E. Motaung, Linda Z. Linganiso, Oriel M. Thekisoe and Sandile P. Songca


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13. Sugar Versatility—Chemical and Bioprocessing of Many Phytobiomass Polysaccharides Using a Milder Hydrolytic Catalyst: Diluted Thermopressurized Phosphoric Acid

By José D. Fontana, Gustavo H. Couto, Leonardo P. Wielewski, Egon Petersohn Jr. and Tatiana Zuccolotto


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14. Sugarcane Bagasse As Potentially Low-Cost Biosorbent

By Honória de Fátima Gorgulho, Viviane Vasques da Silva Guilharduci and Patrícia Benedini Martelli


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