Clemson University is playing a lead role in a months-long effort to reintroduce an ancient breed of sugarcane to Sapelo Island, where the towering grass first originated in the United States.

Nestled off the coast of Georgia among a string of barrier islands, Sapelo has remained anonymous, which is both its blessing and its curse. With isolation comes preservation. But also poverty…

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Sapelo Island Sugarcane

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