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Grain sorghum

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dc.creator Oregon State University. Extension Service
dc.creator Armah-Agyeman, Grace
dc.creator Loiland, J.
dc.creator Karow, R.
dc.creator Payne, W. A.
dc.creator Trostle, C.
dc.creator Bean, B.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-22T17:41:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-22T17:41:42Z
dc.date.issued 2002-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/20207
dc.description Published July 2002. Reviewed July 2013. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog en
dc.description.abstract Sorghums (Sorghum bicolor) are warm-season grasses native to Africa. They were introduced into the United States in the 17th century. They are grown primarily under dryland conditions or with limited irrigation in the semiarid southwest and the Great Plains. Grain sorghums generally are cultivated in areas that are too hot and dry for corn because of their ability to withstand drought. Development of early maturing varieties and other genetic improvements have made it possible to grow the crop in areas where it could not be grown before. Worldwide, sorghum mainly is food for humans; but, in the U.S., grain sorghum serves mainly as feed for livestock. The U.S. is a major sorghum producer and exporter, and the crop is second only to corn as a feed crop. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Corvallis, Or. : Extension Service, Oregon State University en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries EM (Oregon State University. Extension Service) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8794 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries EM en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8794 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Dryland cropping systems en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sorghum en_US
dc.title Grain sorghum en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.description.peerreview yes en_US


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