Synopses & Reviews
... a very thorough work, drawing on experience of sorghum growing around the world and containing pretty well everything about the crop that anyone could usefully wish to know." International Agricultural Development;; This book provides basic information on the sorghum crop from both an agricultural and a botanical point of view, covering the world production, classification and probable history of the crop. It deals systematically with morphology, reproduction, development, cytology, genetics and physiology and also includes information on crop improvement.
Table of Contents
The sorghum crop; The history of cultivated sorghum; Morphology and reproduction; Physiology; Cytology and genetics; Sorghum improvement; national programmes; Sorghum improvement: methodologies; Agronomy; Methodology for research on traditional small-farmer agricultural systems; Sorghum insect pests; Sorghum diseases; Witchweed; Birds; Utilization of the plant; Utilization of grain sorghum; References; Index.