Sugar Cane Cultivation

Sugar cane cultivation began on the islands of the South Pacific, circa 6000 BCE.

      6000 BCE
      South Pacific Islands

Additional Information:

  • History of sugar – Wikipedia
    Sugar was first produced from sugarcane plants in northern India sometime after the first century CE. … The history of sugar has five main phases: The extraction of sugar cane juice from the sugarcane plant, and the subsequent domestication of the plant in tropical Southeast Asia sometime around 8,000 B.C.
  • Sugarcane – Wikipedia
    Sugarcane is indigenous to tropical parts of South and Southeast Asia. Different species likely originated in different locations, with Saccharum barberi originating in India and S. edule and S. officinarum in New Guinea. The earliest known production of crystalline sugar began in northern India.
  • History of Sugar – From Early Sugarcane Cultivation
    History of sugar spans thousands of years, and during all that time its influence over us grew and managed to inflict larger and larger changes over our lives.
  • Sugarcane – an overview | ScienceDirect Topics
    Some farmers in this category have moved away from sugarcane farming in the last 20 … recent developments in the 5000-year history of sugarcane production.
  • History of Sugar Cane – Ornamental Heirloom Cane
    Cultivation of sugarcane probably originated on the island of New Guinea in the South Pacific about 8000 years ago and spread to the nearby Solomon Islands, …

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