Factors Affecting the Hydrocyanic Acid Content of Fodder Sorghum

Motiramans, D.P. and Gupta, S.K. and Verma, G.P. (1969) Factors Affecting the Hydrocyanic Acid Content of Fodder Sorghum. Tropical Agriculture - Trinidad, 46 (2). pp. 159-162.

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A CASE of livestock poisoning from hybrid sorghum led to the analysis of the hybrid and local varieties, when it was found that the hybrid contained about twice as much hydrocyanic acid (HCN) as the local variety. Subsequently, it was thought that the high HCN content of the hybrid could be attributed either to the variety or to the higher dressing of nitrogen which it had received. The present study was therefore undertaken to determine the effect of variety, nitrogen and soil moisture content on the HCN content of fodder sorghum

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Jabalpur, India
Subjects: Animal Husbandary > Live Stock
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2012 04:52
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2012 04:52
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/3876

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