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HIS BULLETIN describes the varieties of sor-
ghum and tells how to plant, cultivate, and
harvest the crop. It gives the methods for manufac-
turing sorghum sirup, often incorrectly termed sor-
ghum " molasses," with illustrations of the apparatus
used. The approximate yields of cane, of sirup, and
of sorghum seed are given. Economic considera-
tions as to the location and arrangement of a sor-
ghum-sirup plant, fuel used, the by-products and
their uses, and making sirup on shares are set forth.
Tables showing the sugar content of juice from
typical varieties of sorghum cane and statistics for
the yield of sirup by States from 1859 to 1909 are
The bulletin should be of value to farmers in the
sorghum-producing sections of the country and to
manufacturers of the sirup.
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Bryan, A. Hugh (Albert Hugh), 1874-1920; Hudson, C. H. & Sherwood, S. F. Sorghum-Syrup Manufacture, pamphlet, 1918; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85697/m1/2/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.