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Cover for Environmental impacts of sugar production: the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugar beet: background.

A brief account of the history of sugar production, sugar products and sugar consumption and human health is provided. A background on the cultivation and processing of sugar crops: sugarcane and sugarbeet is presented.

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999814)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental impacts of sugar production: the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugar beet: overview.

This chapter presents an overview of sugarcane cultivation and sugar processing impacts on biodiversity, water, soils and air quality. The positive environmental aspects of sugar production, environmental health considerations and energy efficiency are discussed. Some broad and specific measures to ...

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999814)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems.

In this chapter, the impacts of sugarcane and sugarbeet cultivation (runoff, leaching and irrigation) and processing (mill and factory effluents) on water quality and aquatic ecosystems are discussed. Some measures to reduce these impacts are highlighted.

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999814)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts on terrestrial biodiversity.

The impacts of the ongoing sugarcane and sugarbeet cultivation practices and beet processing on the ecosystem-, habitat-, community and species-level of the terrestrial biodiversity are discussed.

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999814)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use and impacts of by-products.

The use and impacts of sugarcane and sugarbeet byproducts: bagasse, tops/trash, filter mud, boiler and fly ash, molasses, pulp and lime mud, are discussed. The potential of fuel alcohol production from sugarcane and sugarbeet as biofuel is highlighted.

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999814)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental impacts of sugar production: the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugar beet.

This book contains 8 chapters on the environmental impact of the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugarbeet. The chapters are entitled: (1) background; (2) overview; (3) water consumption; (4) impacts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems; (5) impacts on terrestrial biodiversity; (6)...

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999814)
Type
Book