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Bourzutschky H.C.C. et al. 
Supported by the technical assistance programme of West Germany a small scale sugar factory based on cane separation has been installed in Jamaica. Four products are anticipated of which three are made from the extracted juice. These are cane juice beverage, table syrup and amorphous sugar. The fourth product charcoal, is made from the rind. At a plant capacity of 10 t cane/h a 10 months crop ...
SUBJECT: charbon de bois; jamaique; jugo de cana de azucar; canne a sucre; cana de azucar
Ricketts W. 
Colourants in sugar are derived both from the cane plant and during processing operations. Contributions from plant material are mainly due to phenolic and flavonoid colouring matter which may also persist throughout processing. The levels of phenolic colouring matter present in cane juice is reported for the milling station of one Jamaican sugar factory. A comparison is also made of the pheno ...
SUBJECT: jamaique; jugo de cana de azucar; phenolic compounds; compuestos fenolicos; canne a sucre
Pilgrim A.C. et al. 
This paper presents the continuing work on developing programs for micro computers, to process laboratory data in a cane sugar factory. The program has four optional sections which can be assessed in any order. i) Laboratory calculations: used for calculating manufacturing (current to date) reports, brix and pol balances and an evaporator performance report. ii) Report generating facility: use ...
SUBJECT: simulation models; datos de produccion; usine; data processing; procesamiento de datos
Cambers G. 
The erosion rates per annum of a number of islands are given and the causes listed as natural/physical and man-made.
SUBJECT: cotes; caribbean; soil conservation; costa; coasts
POSTED TO: Caribbean Conservation News
Demas W.G. 
A discussion paper on the implications of the food security of the region, exchange savings and earnings, employment generation, creation of economic linkages and utilization of underutilised resources.
SUBJECT: diversificacion; developpement regional; politica agricola; desarrollo regional; regional development
Finlay E. 
Cane delivered to sugar factories in Jamaica is at present evaluated by testing the juice first expressed as the cane load passes through the mills and ascribing the calculated factory average weekly fibre % cane to each supplier. There are many deficiencies to this indirect form of cane testing, and an alternate method using a horizontal Core Sampler was examined. Core Sampling trials were ca ...
SUBJECT: jamaique; muestreo; jamaica; echantillonnage; sampling
Blackman D. 
Barbados is one of the highest per capita consumers of beef in the Caribbean. In self-sufficiency, local production lags way behind the rest of the Caribbean region as Barbados produces only approximately 4.5 % the beef consumed. The import statistics indicate that there is a very large market for local beef of high quality. The few large-scale beef producers who have ventured into the market ...
SUBJECT: semen; caribe; self sufficiency; viande bovine; beef
POSTED TO: Annual Report - Caribbean Development Bank (Barbados).
Buchanan W.C. 
Reports that some commercial farms are well managed while others are producing milk under poor conditions. Recommends that standards be fixed, a training programme carried out, and a milk recording scheme and a model dairy farm be set up.
SUBJECT: marketing; industria lechera; mercadeo; industrie laitiere; barbados
Chakalall B. 
A historical account of the Barbados fishing industry including fishery resources, fishing boats, marketing and income. Recommends the upgrading of existing facilities such as landing sites and boat building facilities, and the strengthening of the Fisheries Division.
SUBJECT: industria pesquera; barbados; fishing industry; industrie des peches; barbade