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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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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.
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All these results showed that the presented method is an easy and successful method for sorghum transformation.