Breeding sorghum for fodder

Paroda, R.S. and Arora, N.D. and Sharma, G.D. and Arora, S.K. (1972) Breeding sorghum for fodder. Haryana Agricultural University Journal of Research , 2 (1). pp. 5-12.

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In trials in 1968-71, the new sorghum cv. C-433, C-406-8, C-19 and C-429-1 gave average fresh fodder yields of 43.2, 44, 43.7 and 44.5 t/ha, respectively, compared with 36.1 and 40.55 t/ha for the standard cv. J.S.20 and J.S.263, respectively. In trials in 1969-71, the Sudan grass cv. T-103 gave average yields of 38 t/ha compared with 30 and 34.57 t/ha in the standard sorghum cv. J.S.20 and S.S.G. 59-3, respectively. Data on the yields and fodder HCN contents of some new sorghum hybrids are also given.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Plant Breeding, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, India.
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Plant Breeding
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: David T
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2010 08:20
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 22:29

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