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Sugarcane

Sugarcane or Sugar cane is a genus of tall grasses native to warm temperate to tropical regions of the Old World.

They have stout, jointed fibrous stalks 2 m – 6 m tall and sap rich in sugar.

About 107 countries grow the crop to produce 1,324 million tonnes.

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