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Production technology

Importance of MicroNutrients in sorghum

Importance of MicroNutrients in sorghum

The important micronutrients are Iron, Zinc, Boron, Molybdenum, Manganese, Copper, Chlorine and Cobalt.
These nutrients are equally essential for sorghum plants for proper growth, development and disease resistance.
Continued use of only common fertilizers, which do not supply these nutrients, is leading

Importance of Secondary Nutrients in sorghum

Importance of Secondary Nutrients in sorghum

Potassium Nutrition of sorghum

Potassium Nutrition of sorghum

Though potassium application is not regularly practiced, it plays equally important role as nitrogen and phosphorus in plants for their growth and development.

Phosphorus Nutrition of sorghum

Phosphorus Nutrition of sorghum

Phosphorus is essential to provide energy for the growth and development of sorghum plants.

Nitrogen Nutrition in sorghum

Nitrogen Nutrition in sorghum

As with other crop plants, nitrogen plays an important role for good growth and development of sorghum.

Seed and sowing of sorghum

Seed and sowing of sorghum

A healthy crop with good yields starts with the use of well selected seeds for sowing.
To get the required plant stand, healthy and good ear-heads with well-filled seeds need to be selected
at the time of harvesting. Seed from such ear-heads are stored in a well ventilated with low moisture conditions.
Use certified quality seeds of hybrids and improved varieties recommended for the area.

Irrigation in sorghum

Irrigation in sorghum

Field preparation for Sorghum

The objectives of field preparation are based on the following principles:

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