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Harvesting sugar cane

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This Indian woman is carrying a bundle of sugar cane tops. Sugar cane is often harvested after the crop is fired. Burning removes excess foliage and clears the fields of rats and snakes. Different parts of the sugar cane crop are used for different purposes. The cane is pressed for sugar cane juice, the tops of the plants are cut off and used for feeding livestock, and the remaining cane is used as fuel.

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