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Sugar of the crop

Sana Butler

Sugar of the crop

my journey to find the children of slaves

by Sana Butler

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Butler, Sana -- Travel -- United States,
  • African Americans -- Race identity,
  • Children of freedmen -- United States -- Interviews,
  • Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects,
  • African American families -- History,
  • African American families -- Social conditions,
  • United States -- Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSana Butler.
    GenreInterviews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.625 .B88 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22665806M
    ISBN 109781599213750
    LC Control Number2008045941

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"Sugar of the Crop" is the story of an unprecedented quest to find the last surviving children of slaves. In a revealing search from Los Angeles to New Orleans, from Virginia nursing homes to Alabama churches, Sana Butler provides a fascinating picture of African American life and its legacy in the post-Civil War world/5.

Revisit the book that changed our understanding of how blacks survived slavery to become loving parents, with new photos and Podcast. Sugar is the generic name for sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food.

Table sugar, granulated sugar, or regular sugar, refers to sucrose, a disaccharide composed of glucose and fructose. By law in the United States sucrose is the only substance which can be called "sugar" on food labels. Simple sugars, also called monosaccharides, include glucose, World: Sugar production involves two distinct operations: (a) processing sugar cane or sugar beets into raw sugar and (b) processing the raw sugar into refined sugar.

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Sugarcane presents good tolerance to water deficit, due to its physiological adjustments, Sugar of the crop book well as due to the capacity of its root system to adapt to the new conditions of water stress in the soil. In this chapter, irrigation methods in the sugarcane crop and the best practices in irrigation management are discussed.

About this book. Sugar beet, alongside sugar cane, is the main source of sugar across the world. Grown widely in Europe, North and South America, Asia and parts of North Africa, the crop is at the core of a multi-billion dollar global industry.

Philip Draycott has gathered 32 international experts to create this defining text, providing a. Sugar of the Crop NPR coverage of Sugar of the Crop: My Journey to Find the Children of Slaves by Sana Butler.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Sugar crop definition is - a crop (such as sugarcane or sugar beets) grown for the extraction of sugar. D.A. Cooke and R.K.

Scott Sugar beet is one of just two crops (the other being sugar cane) which constitute the only important sources of sucrose - a product with sweeten ing and preserving properties that make it a major component of, or additive to, a vast range of foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals.

Sugar, as sucrose is almost invariably Sugar of the crop book, has been a valued compo nent. The author presents the story of a quest to find the last surviving children of slaves. She finds subjects all over the country, from Los Angeles to New Orleans to Virginia, presenting a view of.

The sugar-cane crop was, and is, restricted to tropical and subtropical regions, and until the eighteenth century the sugar produced from it was available in Europe only to the privileged few. However, the expansion of cane production, particularly in the Caribbean area, in the late seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries, and the new sugar Brand: Springer Netherlands.

sugarcane crop, documenting cultivation practices associated with its culture. A vast majority of these describing agronomic practices are adequate in written text, but are inadequate in directing the reader about field practical skills in growing sugarcane.

To be viable and competitive, sugarcane growers face many challenges. These requireFile Size: 3MB. Sana Butler talked about and from Sugar of the Crop: My Journey to Find the Children of Slaves (The Lyons Press; Janu ). In the book she presents the story of a.

Sugar of the Crop: My Journey to Find the Children of Slaves. by Sana Butler. The Lyons Press. Hardcover, $ pages. ISBN: Book Overview Sugar of the Crop is the story of an unprecedented quest to find the last surviving children of slaves. In a revealing search from Los Angeles to New Orleans, from Virginia nursing homes to Alabama churches, Sana Butler provides a fascinating picture of African American life and its legacy in the post–Civil War world.

The third book deals with the harvest of the cane and the sugar-boiling process, while the fourth book gives an account of slave culture on the plantations.

The title page of the original edition Although Grainger's The Sugar Cane remains the best known 18th century poem on a West Indian subject, others were written both before and after it. The agronomy of sugar crops (cane, beet, sorghum) is then described, as are the steps in crop processing (extraction, fermentation, distillation, stillage disposal).

The costs of producing ethanol from a typical sugarcane processing plant and from a state-of-the-art molasses processing facility are presented, and more» the trade-offs between. The United States sugar industry receives as much as $4 billion in annual subsidies in the form of price supports, guaranteed crop loans, tariffs and regulated imports of foreign sugar, which by.

D.A. Cooke and R.K. Scott Sugar beet is one of just two crops (the other being sugar cane) which constitute the only important sources of sucrose - a product with sweeten­ ing and preserving properties that make it a major component of, or additive to, a vast range of foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals.

Sugar of the Crop, New York, NY. 66 likes. Sana Butler's journey to find the children of slaves. Rambling, first-person account of Newsweek International correspondent Butler’s decade of intermittent interviews with the children of former slaves.

Prompted in part by proposed legislation calling for Congress to issue a formal government apology for slavery and in part by the discovery that her family was descended from slaves, the author’s sprawling debut attempts to.

Louisiana’s sugar cane farmers struggled with extreme weather and flooding this year, which could make a dent in the nation’s sugar crop. Farmers grappled with rain that fell day after day during a cooler spring, followed by a blistering hot.

Official publication of the International Association of Professionals in Sugar and Integraded Technologies and of the Society for Sugar Research & Promotion. Premier international journal in fields of sugar crops, sugar industries, ethanol production and related technologies. International authors.

% of authors who answered a survey. Control of sugar-beet nematode by crop rotation. One of 1, books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United by: 3. UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS SOILS, PLANT GROWTH AND CROP PRODUCTION – - Growth and Production of Sugarcane - Willy Verheye ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Since the Middle Ages sugar from cane has largely replaced honey as a File Size: KB.

The information about Sugar shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and. In Louisiana, five years after the Thirteenth Amendment outlawed slavery, Sugar is still bound to the crop whose name she shares: “I’m ten now.

I’m not a slave anymore. I’m free. The information about Sugar in the Blood shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. Sugar beet, alongside sugar cane, is the main source of sugar across the world. Grown widely in Europe, North and South America, Asia and parts of North Africa, the crop is at the core of a multi-billion dollar global industry.

Philip Draycott has gathered 32 international experts to create this defining text, providing a comprehensive review of the latest research in a clear and 3/5(1).

Table U.S. sugarbeet crops: area planted, acres harvested, yield per acre, and production, by State and region. #N#Table U.S. sugarcane: area, yield, production, sugar output, recovery rate, and sugar yield per acre, crop years.

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P.A. Champomier published an annual record of the sugar crop in Louisiana. This edition, forlists the two plantations to which the Maryland Jesuit slaves were sold inWest Oak and Chatham. The book opens with a chapter on the factors that affect sugar cane growth.

This is followed by separate chapters on seedbed preparation, sugar cane planting, the nutrition and irrigation of sugar cane, drainage, weed control, flowering control, ripening and maturity, harvesting and transportation, and pest and disease Edition: 1.

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: 1 History of the crop Origins of beet growing Evolution of cultivated Beta species Achard and the first beet sugar factory The early history of sugar-beet breeding Development of the beet sugar industry in.

Statement of the sugar crop of Louisiana, of with an appendix Item Preview remove-circle Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library copy in original printed wrappers The online edition of this book in the public domain, i.e., not protected by copyright, has been produced by the Emory University Digital Library Publications.

Favourite aspect of the book: To be brutally honest, it was Chapter 1. It nicely summarizes the key points of the book. Included below is the one fact that made me continue to read the book: “The commission’s recommendation on sugar consumption: It must be cut in half.

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