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Table 8 Hypothetical annual sugar production from the implicit cultivation area (based on USDA yield values [79])

From: Using techno-economic modelling to determine the minimum cost possible for a microbial palm oil substitute

Parameter Value
Area with sugarcane plantations (km2) 282.6
Yield of sugarcane (t/ha) 65.61
TRS/sugarcane (kg/t) 137.52
TRS extracted (t/year) 254,981
  1. Assuming 100% harvesting efficiency in all steps