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  • Louisiana's Resources Agricultural
    • grow underground
    • also called yams
    • orange root is used for food
    sweet potatoes
    • Major products such as yarn come from the fiber separated from its seed.
    • The stalk is used for pressed paper and cardboard.
    • Oil from the seed is used in cooking oil, for cosmetics, and in some
    • soaps and candles .
    cotton
    • must be grown in flooded fields
    • used to feed humans and domestic animals
    • Its soft straw is used in some countries to make hats and shoes.
    • Hulls are used for mattress filling and packing material.
    rice
    • Sweet, red fruit used in many desserts
    • Sold to many other states that can not grow them
    • Ponchatoula is called the Strawberry Capital.
    strawberries
    • grow in pods similar to peas
    • used to make crayons
    • Its oil is found in salad dressings
    • and margarine.
    soybeans
    • Grows on a tall, thin stock
    • It does not grow from a seed. The entire stalk is planted in the ground.
            • After harvest, the cane is refined into sugar and syrup .
    sugar cane
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