Many sugar properties were incorporated as individual planters were unable to finance the operation of modern factories. Increased tariff protection in the 's and 's, for example, led to dramatic rises in the number of sugar plantations. Tariffs were often a contentious issue in national politics throughout the 19th century, and tariff reductions for imported sugar always drew negative reactions from Louisiana planters concerned about the profitability of their own product. Courtesy of Audubon Sugar Institute An example of Integrated Pest Management in which Lepidopterous larvae on sugarcane weeds provide alternate food sources to build up early season fire ant populations and enhance control of the sugarcane borer. De Bow's Review, an influential periodical published in New Orleans beginning inreprinted French articles on scientific aspects of sugar manufacture and espoused progressive views regarding the role of science. Financial difficulties forced the school to close inbut its curriculum was incorporated into a degree program at LSU beginning in Cambridge University Press, Green Fields:
Animal-powered mills and open kettles largely disappeared, and a sustained trend began toward fewer mills, larger cane acreages, and greater production using improved methods.
Throughout the history of the Louisiana sugar industry, import tariffs on foreign sugar have affected the profitability of Louisiana sugar. It was placed in the capable hands of Dr. LSU repeated as host when the fourteenth congress was held in New Orleans in Statement of the Sugar Crop Made in Louisiana. InSouthdown made P.
Thus, certain traits are required for commercial varieties to be successful, such as early maturation, frost-resistance, and heartiness. Although the students' time was split between the two locations, the School's physical location remained at Audubon Park untilwhen the entire program, along with the Sugar Experiment Station, was relocated to Baton Rouge. Although a few refineries existed, including the Louisiana Sugar Refining Company in New Orleans, refining was not a significant part of the antebellum sugar industry. Edward James Department of Agriculture, Coates, Charles E. Additional Items Displayed Bibliography Acknowledgements. Thus, certain traits are required for commercial varieties to be successful, such as early maturation, frost-resistance, and heartiness.