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Sorghum

grass genus in the plant family Poaceae; can cause cyanide and nitrate-nitrite poisoning; the cyanide poisoning may be in the peracute, lethal, anoxia form or a chronic form manifested by spinal cord degeneration, ataxia, urinary incontinence and consequential pyelonephritis, or as congenital deformities including arthrogryposis. Includes Sorghum almum, S. bicolor (S. vulgare, grain sorghum), S. halepense (Johnson grass), S. sudanense, S. verticilliflorum. Includes very valuable fodder crops used extensively as ensilage or green chop, and a grain sorghum used for lot feeding. Fodder sorghum is the more dangerous but both should be considered as potentially poisonous.
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To increase targeted smallholder farmer income from sorghum by 75% by the end of the project;
If the weather cooperates, if it is hot enough and wet enough, if the aphids don't show up unexpectedly and ruin the crop, and if the wind doesn't blow down the tall, gangly stalks, then a field of sorghum will flourish and be ready for harvest.
Susan O'Shaughnessy, a research agricultural engineer with the Agricultural Research Service's Soil and Water Management Research Unit in Bushland, Texas, evaluated yields and the water-use efficiency of early- and late-maturing sorghum varieties produced under four deficit irrigation conditions (80 percent, 55 percent, 30 percent, and 0 percent of full water-replenishment levels).
Influence of legume residue, nitrogen levels and location on plant height of sorghum is presented in Table 1.
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Sorghum syrup and even sorghum grain are being thrust into the limelight by a new generation of chefs in the South and beyond who appreciate its complexities and its provenance.
Processed in a similar way to wheat flour, white sorghum flour has a bland flavor that can be beneficial because it does not add an unfamiliar or distinctive taste.
Sorghum grows sweetest in humid climates with plenty of summer heat, a description making it ideal for Arkansas and Missouri cultivation.
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of both intercropping and of monoculture crops of sorghum, millet and midget-guandu in the production of dry biomass content and the behavior of crude fiber (CF), crude protein (CP), total digestive nutrients (TDNs) and non-nitrogen extract (NNE).
We are delighted to be working with Calgren Renewable Fuels - which has been continuously involved with ethanol production since 2009 - in our commitment to expand the use of locally-grown sorghum crops in California for the production of energy-efficient biofuels," Chromatin Chief Executive Officer Daphne Preuss said.
Under the agreement, Pioneer will provide proprietary biotechnology traits and enabling technologies to Advanta for the purpose of developing improved biotechnology sorghum products.