SUGAR cane is a major crop in many areas of the world where there is also malnutrition, particularly a shortage of dietary protein, and a high, birth-rate. It is important that these areas should exploit to the full any potential source of protein for human diets, either to be consumed directly or indirectly through animal feeding.
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Dietary isotope patterns and their social implications in a prehistoric human population from Sigatoka, Fiji
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports (2016)