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Organism
Record information and status
Record ID
100332
Status
Published
Date of creation
2009-08-07 19:35 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-06-15 13:34 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-15 13:34 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Organism information
Scientific name
Saccharum sp.
Taxonomic Classification
KingdomPlantae
PhylumMagnoliophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderCyperales
FamilyPoaceae
GenusSaccharum
Speciessp.
Common name(s)
Sugar cane
Additional Classification
Type of organism
Organism domestication
  • Domesticated
Characteristics related to biosafety
Centre(s) of origin
Sugar cane is considered by many scientists to be originated in the Malayan Archipelago, New Guinea and some islands in Polynesia.
Common use(s)
  • Biofuel
  • Feed
  • Food
Additional Information
Additional Information
Many varieties of sugar cane exist. Specific varieties utilised for a given application is specified within the LMO record.

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IDDescription
6record(s) found
Gene and DNA Sequence1 record
Modified Organism5 records