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sugar beet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Crops
sugar beetˈsugar beet noun [uncountable]  HBPa vegetable that grows under the ground, from which sugar is obtained
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sugar beetCereals and sugar beet, on the other hand, ripen well in such conditions.The brightest areas are those of intensive cultivation, and intermediate shades represent grassland and sugar beet.And in sugar beet, root amino-N levels can be increased leading to depressed sugar yields.Rape residue also justifies a cut, but not sugar beet.
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