• SORGHUM (Sorghum bicolor)
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    SORGHUM (Sorghum bicolor)

    Sorghum is the fifth most important world cereal following wheat, maize, rice and barley. Because of its drought resistance is the choice of drier regions though in recent years maize tends to replace sorghum. It is used as a staple food, for brewing beer, as a livestock feed (fodder, forage or silage), for manufacturing industrial goods, as fuel and in many other forms.   Site selection Sorghum is adapted to a wide range of ecological conditions and possesses better heat resistance than any other cereal. Select a fertile well-drained soil though it can tolerate water logging better than millet and maize. Avoid planting sorghum after sorghum; practice rotation with legumes…

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