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Definitive Sorghum Reference from C.H.I.P.S.

Sorghum
Origin, History, Technology, and Production
edited by C. Wayne Smith and Richard A. Frederiksen

This book is an all-in-one guide to sorghum, one of the eight major grain crops grown worldwide.

While presenting information in adequate detail for scientists, Sorghum: Origin, History, Technology, and Production is also an invaluable reference for growers, processors, and grain merchants.

Contents:

  1. Origin and History

    • Origin and History
    • Classification and Characterization of Sorghum
    • Development of Some Agricultural Industries in Several African and Asian Countries
    • History of Cultivar Development in U.S.: From "Memoirs of A.B. Maunder - Sorghum Breeder"

  2. The Sorghum Plant

    • Physiology and Genetics of Height and Maturity
    • Genetics and Cytogenetics
    • Collection, Conversion and Utilization of Exotic Sorghum
    • Techniques in Development New Cultivars
    • Biotechnology - New Horizons

  3. Production and Production Hazards

    • U.S. and World Production Statistics
    • Production Practices
    • Insects
    • Diseases of Sorghum
    • Weeds and Their Control
    • Marketing

  4. Processing and Products

    • The Sorghum Kernel: Structure and Chemistry
    • Sorghum Food and Industrial Utilization
    • Nutritional Value and Use of Sorghum Grain as Feed for Poultry and Livestock
    • Fermentation Products
    • Forages and Fodder
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Origin, History, Technology, and Production
edited by C. Wayne Smith and Richard A. Frederiksen

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