Coconut palm trees produce 75% more sugar than cane fields with one-fifth the resources

June 7, 2013

 

"Coconut palm trees produce up to 75 percent more sugar per acre than cane fields do, and require just one-fifth of the resources to crank out the same amount of sweetener" (page 8).

 

Avital Andrews, "Clean Sweets," Sierra Magazine 98, no. 6 (2013), 8.

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