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Sugarcane Smut Attack Over $800 Million Worth Crop
... found to confirm by authorities to be affected by sugarcane
smut disease. The initial case showed as a fine black powder of fungal spores spotted on cane paddock near Childers. Since all the areas around Childers were connected by plant or planting machinery movement, there seems to have a high risk level ...
Ethanol Could Be Damaging for Human Health, New Study Says
...replacing gasoline by ethanol. Even in the case of sugarcane
ethanol, the problem of relative energy inefficiency of ethanol remains. A vehicle would burn 1.4 times as much E85 as straight gasoline, the U.S. Department of Energy says. Besides, critics warned, large-scale diversion of the world's leading ...
Bioparasite Envisioned To Control Terror Of Fire Ants
...opulations in pastures and yards. Also, cotton and sugarcane
growers see them as helpful. The ants munch on boll weevils, caterpillars and sugarcane
borers. "But on balance they're an ecological disaster," Merchant opines. "The good that they do is ...