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sugar beet,

variety of beetbeet,
biennial or annual root vegetable of the family Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot family). The beet (Beta vulgaris) has been cultivated since pre-Christian times. Among its numerous varieties are the red, or garden, beet, the sugar beet, Swiss chard, and several types of
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 used commercially as a source of sugar.

sugar beet

a variety of the plant Beta vulgaris that is cultivated for its white roots from which sugar is obtained
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Therefore, to fulfill this need, sugar beet can be used as a good dietary fibre provider.
Severe outbreaks of curly top disease can reduce sugar beet yields 30 percent or more.
Tekin also said they worked on a new legislation to ease procedures for sugar imports and sale of sugar beet to European markets jointly with the government.
In order to investigate the effect of Nitrogen fertilizer resources on growth, yield and mineral status of sugar beet plants grown under condition of drip irrigation systems.
They asked the representatives of the plant to officially announce the decision, so that the farmers do not sow the sugar beet this year.
Sugar beet was derived from the Greek letter beta because the swollen turnip like root resembles a Greek B.
The NFU and British Sugar have agreed a price increase for next year's sugar beet harvest to address farmer concerns
The high costs of production associated with sugar beet processing outweigh any benefit Kassem receives from buying the raw materials at an artificially low cost, he said.
Europe constitutes 66 percent of the world area under sugar beet and a high percentage of world sugar beet production.
Key Words: Thal region; Exotic sugar beet varieties; Beet root yield; Sugar yield
This decision is the rst signal of a possible decline in sugar beet areas across the EU as current prices are not protable for domestic producers.