Sweet sorghum a double sugar-hit for Indian farmers ...

Cane crushing facilities can crush sorghum stalks in their downtime, following the annual cane crush Sweet sorghum requires half to one-third less water than cane, over the same time scale Sweet sorghum could be is a versatile crop and could be grown in many countries, such as Brazil and China which are currently investing in biofuel production.

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Sweet sorghum a double sugar-hit for Indian farmers – ICRISAT

Cane crushing facilities can crush sorghum stalks in their downtime, following the annual cane crush Sweet sorghum requires half to one-third less water than cane, over the same time scale Sweet sorghum could be is a versatile crop and could be grown in many countries, such as Brazil and China which are currently investing in biofuel production.

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Home crushing of sweet sorghum cane indian council of sorghum crusher exporters - pneus-mpg.be Sugar cane crushing season gets underway for the Tropical North May 29, 2016 Cane farmer, Jeff Grech, and harvesting contractor, Travis Andrew, are ready for Mackay's The Tropical North sugar cane harvest and crush gets underway .

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Sweet sorghum a double sugar-hit for Indian farmers | Farm ...

Nov 29, 2018· Cane crushing facilities can crush sorghum stalks in their downtime, following the annual cane crush Sweet sorghum requires half to one-third less water than cane…

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Effect of different crushing treatments on sweet sorghum ...

Sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is an important biofuel crop that produces both food (grain) and biofuel (from stalk juice). The objective of this investigation was to assess the effect of different crushing treatments on juice extraction and sugar quality traits of sweet sorghum cultivars grown in different seasons. Three sweet sorghum cultivars along with three stalk crushing...

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Effect of Different Crushing Treatments on Sweet Sorghum ...

Jun 23, 2013· Sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is an important biofuel crop that produces both food (grain) and biofuel (from stalk juice). The objective of this investigation was to assess the effect of different crushing treatments on juice extraction and sugar quality traits of sweet sorghum cultivars grown in different seasons. Three sweet sorghum cultivars along with three stalk crushing ...

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(PDF) Sweet Sorghum Research and Development in India ...

Sweet sorghum is a solution to the food-versus-fuel issue. Table 1 Candidate traits of sweet sorghum as biofuel feedstock As crop As ethanol source As bagasse As raw material for industrial products

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Effect of different crushing treatments on sweet sorghum ...

Sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is an important biofuel crop that produces both food (grain) and biofuel (from stalk juice). The objective of this investigation was to assess the effect of different crushing treatments on juice extraction and sugar quality traits of sweet sorghum cultivars grown in different seasons. Three sweet sorghum cultivars along with three stalk crushing...

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Effect of Different Crushing Treatments on Sweet Sorghum ...

Jun 23, 2013· Sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is an important biofuel crop that produces both food (grain) and biofuel (from stalk juice). The objective of this investigation was to assess the effect of different crushing treatments on juice extraction and sugar quality traits of sweet sorghum cultivars grown in different seasons. Three sweet sorghum cultivars along with three stalk crushing ...

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SWEET SORGHUM: A Smart Crop to Meet the Demands of …

Under the pilot project, the crushing unit produced sweet sorghum syrup between 2008 and 2012. Below, we provide an overview of the economics of syrup production for the years 2008-2010. Our discussion is in two parts: the cost of sweet sorghum cultivation and cost of processing sweet sorghum …

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(PDF) sweet sorghum cane for biofuel production

The sweet sorghum {Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench) has vast potential use as ethanol and syrup production in the Indian context. Therefore we attempted to …

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Sweet and high biomass sorghums as potential biofuel ...

cane 12 months (one harvest per year) 8-12% 2.5-4.8 25-30 Difficult and laborious 5000-9950 Sweet sorghum 4 months (two harvests per year) 8-10% 2-3 20-25 Very simple; both manual and through mechanical machines 5414-13032 cassava 9-12 months (one harvest per year) - - 10-30 Manual 4500 Sugar beet 10 months (one harvest per year) 15-18% 4.5-7.2 ...

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Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR)

Contributed for the release of the first public sector hybrid of sweet sorghum CSH 22 SS and variety CSV 24SS after establishing the commercialization of use of sweet sorghum cane for fuel ethanol production (Renuka Sugar factory, Belgaum, Karnataka, 2003, Sagar sugars Pvt. Ltd, Nelavoy, Chittoor Dt.2005 and EID parry India pvt ltd, Srikakulam ...

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About ICRISAT

Sweet sorghum is a unique biofuel crop that gives food, feed and fuel. Of late, there has been a growing global interest in the use of sweet sorghum for ethanol production. Sweet sorghum juice-based (first generation) ethanol production is a commercial reality, and efforts are underway to use

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Assessing Viability of Bio-ethanol Production from Sweet ...

al. 2009). Cultivation practices of sweet sorghum are similar to that of grain sorghum. The only dissimilarity between grain sorghum and sweet sorghum is seen in the accumulation of sugars in the stalks of sweet sorghum that can be crushed to extract …

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Sugarcane Crushing Sugarcane - seasolution.in

Sweet sorghum cane crusher is designed to meet dual purpose of crushing sugarcane and sorghum it consists of a cane carrier cane cutters donnelly chute and mill for extraction of juice the entire body of the mill is fabricated using steel and cast iro...

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(PDF) Sweet Sorghum - A Potential Alternate Raw Material ...

Characterization of Improved Sweet Sorghum Genotypes for Biochemical Parameters, Sugar Yield and Its Attributes at Different Phenological Stages. By Abhishek Reddy. Sweet sorghum paper biomass and bioenergy[1] By Ratnavathi Chamarthy. Selection of restorers and varieties for stalk sugar traits in sorghum.

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Feasibility of Sustaining Sugars in Sweet Sorghum Stalks ...

Jan 13, 2012· AICSIP (All India Coordinated Sorghum Improvement Project). 2010. Sweet sorghum physiology. All India coordinated sorghum improvement project annual progress report for 2009–2010. In: Proceedings of the 40th Annual Sorghum Group Meeting-Agm10 (Book 2 of 4), p. 156. Directorate of Sorghum Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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The culture of cooking with sweet, southern sorghum

Apr 28, 2015· Sorghum, originally an African grass that looks a bit like corn as it grows, holds a sweet juice extracted by crushing the cane. That sweet juice is then reduced until it runs slow as molasses ...

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Sweet sorghum as biofuel feedstock: recent advances and ...

Jun 08, 2017· Sweet sorghum is a promising target for biofuel production. It is a C4 crop with low input requirements and accumulates high levels of sugars in its stalks. However, large-scale planting on marginal lands would require improved varieties with optimized biofuel-related traits and tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses. Considering this, many studies have been carried out to generate genetic ...

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Bioenergy production in Central America: Integration of ...

Sep 01, 2013· The short growing period of sweet sorghum would allow CHP plants and distilleries to operate beyond the cane crushing season using sorghum by-products as raw materials. The electricity produced from sweet sorghum bagasse during off-season can be sold to the national grid.

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Effect of different crushing treatments on sweet sorghum ...

Sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is an important biofuel crop that produces both food (grain) and biofuel (from stalk juice). The objective of this investigation was to assess the effect of different crushing treatments on juice extraction and sugar quality traits of sweet sorghum cultivars grown in different seasons. Three sweet sorghum cultivars along with three stalk crushing...

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Sweet and high biomass sorghums as potential biofuel ...

cane 12 months (one harvest per year) 8-12% 2.5-4.8 25-30 Difficult and laborious 5000-9950 Sweet sorghum 4 months (two harvests per year) 8-10% 2-3 20-25 Very simple; both manual and through mechanical machines 5414-13032 cassava 9-12 months (one harvest per year) - - 10-30 Manual 4500 Sugar beet 10 months (one harvest per year) 15-18% 4.5-7.2 ...

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(PDF) Sweet Sorghum - A Potential Alternate Raw Material ...

Characterization of Improved Sweet Sorghum Genotypes for Biochemical Parameters, Sugar Yield and Its Attributes at Different Phenological Stages. By Abhishek Reddy. Sweet sorghum paper biomass and bioenergy[1] By Ratnavathi Chamarthy. Selection of restorers and varieties for stalk sugar traits in sorghum.

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Bioenergy production in Central America: Integration of ...

Sep 01, 2013· The short growing period of sweet sorghum would allow CHP plants and distilleries to operate beyond the cane crushing season using sorghum by-products as raw materials. The electricity produced from sweet sorghum bagasse during off-season can be sold to the national grid.

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Feasibility of Sustaining Sugars in Sweet Sorghum Stalks ...

Jan 13, 2012· AICSIP (All India Coordinated Sorghum Improvement Project). 2010. Sweet sorghum physiology. All India coordinated sorghum improvement project annual progress report for 2009–2010. In: Proceedings of the 40th Annual Sorghum Group Meeting-Agm10 (Book 2 of 4), p. 156. Directorate of Sorghum Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Assessing Viability of Bio-ethanol Production from Sweet ...

al. 2009). Cultivation practices of sweet sorghum are similar to that of grain sorghum. The only dissimilarity between grain sorghum and sweet sorghum is seen in the accumulation of sugars in the stalks of sweet sorghum that can be crushed to extract …

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Sweet Sorghum Bioethanol Technology

• Rainy-season sweet sorghum hybrids: Give higher sugar yield (20% = 0.8 t ha-1) and higher grain yield (16% = 0.9 t ha-1) compared to non-sweet stalk-grain sorghum hybrids • Rainy-season sweet sorghum varieties: Only 18% (0.8 t ha-1) loss in grain yield …

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Sweet Sorghum Syrup R&D in India by Anil Rajvanshi

Sweet sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] is a sugar producing multipurpose crop which is used for simultaneous production of grain (from earhead), sugary juice (from stem) and fodder (leaves and bagasse) for livestock. Sweet sorghum (SS) syrup is a high antioxidant food material produced by concentrating its sugary juice. SS has been mostly used in India for ethanol production but demand ...

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Cincinnati Locavore: Sweet Sorghum: our uniquely local ...

Mar 10, 2008· Sorghum cane is harvested by cutting it off at ground level and stripping it of leaves and seed heads, leaving a cane 5 to 11 feet long. At this point it looks a little like bamboo. The cane is then milled, crushing it to release the juices. The juices are …

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Sweet sorghum as biofuel feedstock: recent advances and ...

Jun 08, 2017· Sweet sorghum is a promising target for biofuel production. It is a C4 crop with low input requirements and accumulates high levels of sugars in its stalks. However, large-scale planting on marginal lands would require improved varieties with optimized biofuel-related traits and tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses. Considering this, many studies have been carried out to generate genetic ...

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The Difference Between Sorghum and Molasses | Food & Wine

Molasses, on the other hand, was brought to the U.S. from the Caribbean, the epicenter of the sugar cane industry, to be used in rum production. Up until the 19th century, molasses was even more ...

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National Sugar Institute starts trials on ethanol ...

The preliminary trials have indicated juice% sweet sorghum and total sugar content to be about 52% and 12% respectively. The yield of ethanol has been observed as about 50 liters/ton of sweet sorghum which is expected to increase once the process of cultivation, crushing and processing is optimized.

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NIMBKAR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (NARI)

3 AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SWEET SORGHUM Project 1: Development of photo-thermoinsensitive sweet-stalk sorghum variety and hybrid having attributes desired by ethanol industry. Funding agency : Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. Project duration : December 1, 2005 to November 30, 2008 Objectives : 1. To develop photo-thermoinsensitive cultivars and hybrids of sweet sorghum ...

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AIDA Seminar, 18 th and 19 th February 2016 Visit us @ …

cane Sweet Sorghum (Two crops) Grain + Green stalk 1. No of crops per year 1 2 2. Crop period (months) 12 4 + 4 3. Average yield / ha. 75 t 40qtls + 80 t 4. Average price (Rs .) 2000/t 1500/qtl + 861.75/t S. N. Particulars Sugar cane Sweet Sorghum (Two crops) Grain + Green stalk 5. Total income (Rs ./ ha) 150000 128940 6. Cost of

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