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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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District police officer and additional assistant commissioner visited Jowar Bazar and ensured the shopkeepers that they would arrest the responsible elements soon.
Wheat rice maize jowar bajra and barley have been noted as the important food crops of Balochistan.
We examine seven agricultural wholesale price series: rice, wheat, maize, bajra, jowar, black gram and arhar.
In the case of Rice, Wheat and, Jowar crops revealed significant decline in the growth rates of production during the period under consideration.
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3 shows the levels of crop prices, fertilizer costs, and user charge of water necessary to make bajra and jowar competitive to sugarcane.
The Salarzi Jirga elders Umerdad, Mohammad Khan, Khaliqdad, Akramulllah, Aziz-u-Rehman, Farhad, Sherwali Khan and Afzal with hundreds families heads of Jowar village held meeting with
Farmers were advised to complete sowing of Corn, Jowar (Sorghum) and Bajra (Millet) till August 31 because when in November and December the winter fodder was about to finish at that time this fodder could help in overcoming the fodder shortage.
5 mm while for the South Peninsula, where pigeon pea, green gram, black gram, rice, sunflower, jowar and groundnut is cultivated, rains are likely to be 93 per cent of the LPA of 715.
The MSPs of Jowar (Hybrid) and ragi have been raised to Rs.
However, prices of jowar (4%), ragi and poultry chicken (2% each) and masur, arhar and egg (1% each) declined.
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