Sugar Canes And Their Products; Culture And Manufacture

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byIsaac A. Hedges

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. SUGAR-MAKING PROCESS. Embracing Reports of Tests of Sugar on Exhibition at late Convention. To make sugar from these canes is the great object of our endeavors. Although syrup and the other products are valuable, and will sustain the crop, as it has done thus far, as one of the staples or our country, nevertheless, to make it a complete success, beyond the possibility of doubt or drawback, it requires only the attainment of this culminating point to effect that object. The signs of the times give us the most flattering prospects of our attaining the summit of our hopes, for, in all directions, we hear reports, and see the samples, of sugar made. They are not the result of scientific laboratory experiment alone, but are the fruits of the labors of a multitude of inexperienced operators, in all parts of the country, and form the product of various soils. Neither are they especially the result of any one particular process or set of fixtures, but from all--the most simple as well as the complex. These considerations offer, us one of the best evidences of ultimate success that can well be recorded. Although there is yet some dispute as to the particular character and relative value of the sugar produced from these canes, nevertheless, it is sugar, cane sugar, susceptible of improvement and making refined white sugar. I find that, in nearly all cases, where I have traced up the process of the manufacture, many of the principles found requisite in the manufacture of other cane sugar have been wholly disregarded in the processes employed in the production of such sugar as we generally have exhibited at conventions and fairs. That, however, made by Mr. Lovering, of Philadelphia, is an exception, as wlll be seen by reading his account in another part of...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. SUGAR-MAKING PROCESS. Embracing Reports of Tests of Sugar on Exhibition at late Convention. To make sugar from thes...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217060064

ISBN - 13:9780217060066

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