Post-harvest deterioration of sugarcane

@article{Solomon2009PostharvestDO,
  title={Post-harvest deterioration of sugarcane},
  author={Sushil Solomon},
  journal={Sugar Tech},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={109-123}
}
Sugarcane is a perishable commodity and must be processed into sugar quickly after it is harvested. Post harvest sucrose losses have been reported from many cane producing countries and linked with low sugar recovery and several problems during sugar processing. Bio deterioration is associated with the inordinate delays between harvest to milling of sugarcane and aggravated by many intrinsic and extrinsic factors causing enormous depreciation in cane tonnage as well as sugar recovery. Besides… CONTINUE READING