A Sugarcane Field in Okinawa (image) University of Tsukuba Share Print E-Mail Caption A sugarcane field in Okinawa. Whitish layers of sugarcane (left lower panel) abundantly contain octacosanol. Credit Univetsity of Tsukuba Usage Restrictions Unauthorized use is prohibited Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.