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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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These differences are more likely to have caused stress in sorghums sown at Bor resulting in increased levels of tannin in varieties sown in Bor compared to those sown at Arek.
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant geneticist Robert Klein, with the Crop Germplasm Research Unit in College Station, Texas, and his colleagues have developed new genetic resources for sorghum breeders: newly converted tropical sorghum lines that will thrive in temperate climates and have the genetic potential for high grain yields in the United States.
Keywords: Sorghum varieties, rumen degradation kinetics, effective rumen degradation, buffalo bulls.
All these results showed that the presented method is an easy and successful method for sorghum transformation.
This grain sorghum hybrid is unique, we're told, because the outer layer of the grain, more commonly known as bran, is black.
SORGHUM GRAIN primarily is used as an animal feed in the USA and is the second most important feed grain following maize.
We are focused on enhancing sorghum feedstocks to increase yields and enhance the quality of fuel, power, and chemical production," said David Jessen, Chromatin's Chief Technology Officer.
Seeds of a commercial hybrid variety of sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.
Sorghum is used as human food, where it is a staple food for millions of people; as animal feed and industrial raw material [11, 12].
To disrupt these protein bodies and free the proteins for interaction in our bodies, scientists at California State University used both extrusion and ultrasound to process sorghum flour.
To date, genetic control of the lignification process through manipulation of the bmr trait has offered the most direct and productive approach to reducing lignin content and increasing digestibility of forage sorghums (Gerhardt et al.