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Sorghum seems promising as a forage crop in the Netherlands
Sorghum can replace silage maize, based on evidence from a literature study by Wageningen Livestock Research. ...
Sorghum: the third roughage crop for the Netherlands and Flanders?
Sorghum is a new crop for the northern European regions and certainly in the Netherlands and Flanders. The sorghum plant, like silage...
Variety comparison of sorghum in the Netherlands and Belgium
Sorghum is in the spotlight on dairy farms as the third crop next to grass and maize. The results of a 2019 variety comparison are...
Rewiring plant reproduction for higher seed yields in Africa
Exploiting quirks in plant reproduction could boost yields in two staple crops, sorghum and cowpea, for crop farming communities in...
Sorghum seems promising as a fodder crop in the Netherlands
Sorghum can replace silage maize. This is evident from a literature study by Wageningen Livestock Research. ...
Dutch sorghum: lacking nutritional value and less residual nitrogen
Most sorghum varieties had lower dry matter and higher protein yields with lower digestion coefficients of the organic matter (Vcos)...
Variety comparison of sorghum in the Netherlands and Belgium
Sorghum is in the spotlight on dairy farms as the third crop next to grass and maize. The results of a 2019 variety comparison are...
Researchers Learning More About Herbicide Defense ‘Switch’ in Cereals
For decades, herbicide safeners have been used as a defense mechanism against stress caused by herbicides in cereal crops such as maize,...
First Look at Sorghum Genome May Find New Food, Fuel Uses
Although sorghum lines underwent adaptation to be grown in temperate climates decades ago, a University of Illinois researcher said...
High-yield Crops Curb Land Expansion, Care Needed to Avoid Negative Biodiversity Effects
The widespread use of higher-yielding improved varieties of crops as part of the ‘Green Revolution’ has averted the conversion...
Wheat: Identifying Aphids Infected with Barley Yellow Dwarf
A team of researchers, extension specialists and agents at Kansas State University is working with wheat producers to determine what...
A New Look at Where Our Food Dollars Go
The ERS marketing bill has been a popular statistical series for food market observers interested in knowing the costs of getting food...
Sorghum Genetic Resources: How Is Diversity Organized?
In order to manage and use large genetic resource collections effectively, it is vital to determine the genetic and morphological characteristics...
Improving 'Crop Per Drop' Could Boost Global Food Security, Water Sustainability
Improvements in crop water productivity — the amount of food produced per unit of water consumed — have the potential to improve...
How Sweet it is: Energy from Plants
The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) program managers recently selected an Illinois project for a visit from U.S....
 
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