Features International Sugar Journal
The Blackboard

Post-harvest cane deterioration [Full subscriber]

In 1959 Vallance & Young, commenting on the introduction of chopper harvesters, noted that billets (BI) would deteriorate faster than whole stalk (WS) cane between harvesting and milling because of the increased number of cut ends; these would intensify sugar losses due to fermentation and to increased respiration…

Login or sign up

Create an account

Lost your password?