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Author Griggs, P. D. (Peter D.)

Title Global industry, local innovation : the history of cane sugar production in Australia, 1820-1995 / Peter D. Griggs.

Published Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  338.173610994 GRIG    DUE 19-12-19
Physical description xxxvi, 982 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 837-866) and index.
Contents An introduction -- Sugar cane and the production of sugar -- pt. 1. 1788 to 1863 : beginnings -- Intermittent attempts at sugar production -- The rise of the Colonial Sugar Refining Company -- pt. 2. 1864 to 1914 : becoming established -- The spread of sugar cane cultivation -- The production unit : planters, central millers, and small farmers -- Science and the canegrowers -- The milling sector -- Competing for the sugar basin : refiners, merchants, and the Australian sugar market -- pt. 3. 1915 to 1995 : expansion, export-orientated, and regulated -- A regulated expansion -- Growing the crop : cultivation methods, implements, and plant nutrition -- Managing water -- Breeding and improving cane varieties -- Combatting pests -- Defeating cane diseases -- Harvesting and transport of cane -- Regulating and modernising the milling sector -- The refining, marketing, and pricing of sugar.
Subject Sugar growing -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Sugar growing -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Sugar trade -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Sugar trade -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Sugarcane -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Sugarcane -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
ISBN 9783034304313