. The sugar beet : including a history of the beet sugar industry in Europe, varieties of the sugar beet, examination, soils, tillage, seeds and sowing, yield and cost of cultivation, harvesting, transportation, conservation, feeding qualities of the beet and of the pulp, etc. Sugar beet; Sugar beet; Sugar beet industry; Sugar beet industry; Beet sugar; Beet sugar; Beet sugar industry; Beet sugar industry. Seeds placed in lozenges. Circles represent the portion of the soil from which the root draws its nourishment; a is the soil not utilized, and conse- quently lost.. Seeds placed in squares.