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Sorghum

Sorghum

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.

Weed control strategies in sorghum

Weed control strategies in 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.

Storage of sorghum

Storage of sorghum

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Irrigation in sorghum

Irrigation in sorghum

Sweet sorghum

Climate and soil requirements

Anthracnose Stalk Rot

Anthracnose Stalk Rot

Anthracnose disease infestation occurs on foliage, sorghum stalks and also on earheads.The stalk rot occurs after leaves are infested. Foliar phase of Anthracnose is more common in humid areas , and later, plants develop stalk and earhead symptoms. Stalk rot can be economically important even late in the growing season.

Ergot in sorghum

Ergot in sorghum

Charcoal Rot in sorghum

Charcoal Rot in sorghum

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