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Milo; a form of Andropogon sorghum

by United States. Bureau of Plant Industry. Office of Grain Investigations

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Milo

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    Issued Mar. 12, 1908.

    The Physical Object
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    Open LibraryOL25929983M

    Milo or grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) is adapted for Kentucky but is not widely grown. Grain sorghum is an option for fields that tend to dry slowly in the spring and require later planting dates that are more suited to sorghum than to corn. Sorghum. Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench; Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Sorghum (family Poaceae). Andropogon sorghum var. eois Burkart ex Benson & Subba Rao: Synonym: WCSP: Andropogon sorghum var. fulvus Hack. Synonym: WCSP:

    Sorghum. Introduced - Annual & Perennial - Warm Season. Click on the individual varieties below for specific information and some of our photos. The sorghum plant; Sorghum diseases; Part I. Biotic diseases: Diseasescaused by bacteria; Bacterial leaf stripe; Bacterial leaf streak; Bacterial leaf spot; Diseases caused by fungi; Seedling diseases; Foliar diseases; Leaf blight; Leaf anthracnose; Gray leaf spot; Zonate leaf spot; Sooty stripe; Rough leaf spot; Oval leaf spot; Tar spot; Target leaf spot; Other foliar pathogens; Smuts and.

    Sorghum: Sorghumhas most abundant nutritional value. * Nutritive value: rich protein, vitamins and its regimen function * It is suitable for most of people,and it plays an important role in nourishing spleen and kidney,preventing and controlling high blood pressure,skin disease and inflammation Product Red sorghum Process MC Crop Current Year Place of origin South Africa Size mm. Sorghum is the 5 th most important cereal grain in terms of production and part of the grain production goes into , about million t of sorghum were used for ethanol production in the world (Taylor et al., ).Assuming that ethanol production yields 35% distillery by-products, sorghum DDGS at that time was about million tons.


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Milo; a form of Andropogon sorghum by United States. Bureau of Plant Industry. Office of Grain Investigations Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sorghum is a genus of flowering plants in the grass family Poaceae, which includes about 25 of these species have grown as cereals for human consumption and some in pastures for animals. Seventeen of the 25 species are native to Australia, with the range of some extending to Africa, Asia, Mesoamerica, and certain islands in the Indian and Pacific : Tracheophytes.

Sorghum bicolor, commonly called sorghum (/ ˈ s ɔːr ɡ ə m /) and also known as great millet, durra, jowari / jowar, or milo, is a grass species cultivated for its grain, which is used for food for humans, animal feed, and ethanol m originated in Africa, and is now cultivated widely in tropical and subtropical regions.

Sorghum is the world's fifth-most important cereal Family: Poaceae. Dwarf milo (Andropogon sorghum) Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more.

Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite Pages: 6. Grain sorghum acreage expanded in most of the traditional grain sorghum producing counties in Phillips, Lee, Crittenden, Mississippi and St. Francis counties saw their grain sorghum acreage increase between 72 and percent as compared to the season.

The mentioned counties are also the largest producing ones, with Phillips rankingFile Size: KB. sorghum downy mildew, zonate leaf spot, rough spot, sorghum rust, charcoal rot, and stalk Milo; a form of Andropogon sorghum book mold. Grain can also be affected by fungal smut.

Most viral diseases of sorghum are mosaics with the most important being maize dwarf mosaic (Toler, ). One of the most common bacterial diseases of sorghum is bacterial leaf stripe (Kucharek File Size: KB.

Sorghum spp. Dwarf Sorghum/Red Milo An early maturing species; most attractive to mourning doves in the fall; makes emergency food for turkey, pheasants and deer during the winter.

Grain sorghum is a grass similar to corn in vegetative appearance, but sorghum has more tillers and more finely branched roots than corn. Growth and development of sorghum is similar to corn, and other cereals. Sorghum seedlings are smaller than corn due to smaller seed size.

Milo is used for several things, but in the United States, primarily it is used as cattle and hog feed. It is priced most often at a discount to corn, so it is a cheaper alternative to corn when used as feed.

It is considered a slight inferior sub. Sorghum is native to East Africa, possibly to Ethiopia (Ecoport, ) and it is thought to have been domesticated around BC (Balole et al., ).It is now widespread between 50°N (USA and Russia) and 40°S, and from sea-level up to an altitude of m (Ecoport, ).Optimal growth conditions for sorghum are °C at seedling and 30°C day-temperature during growth, mm.

Sorghum bicolor. black amber. chicken corn. shattercane. sorghum. wild cane. This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above.

One of the most versatile members of the grass family, sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) can be grown for grain, crafting or for processing into sorghum syrup.

Appropriate sorghum varieties must be chosen for each use, but all types are as easy to grow as corn. Sorghum grows best where summers are quite warm, with daytime temperatures [ ]. For more specific details on commercially exploited sorghum, see commercial sorghum, also known as milo.

Sorghum has been, for centuries, one of the most important staple foods for millions of poor rural people in the semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa. Sorghum: Synonym i: Sorghum vulgare: Other names i ›Andropogon sorghum ›Andropogon sorghum (L.) Brot.

›Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench ›Sorghum bicolor milo ›Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor More». Grain Sorghum (Milo) Cattle graze grain sorghum stalks. If you grow corn as a feed source, this is a good alternative.

Some of the advantages of producing grain sorghum over corn in dry conditions are: Corn is cross-pollinated. A severe drought at silking time may cause the absence of kernels.

Sorghum grain is an excellent source of dietary fiber and a wonderful way to include the health benefits of whole grain food in a gluten free diet.

Unlike some gluten free grains, the hearty, chewy texture of whole grain sorghum is very similar to wheat berries, making it an ideal addition to pilafs and cold salads%(4). To include sorghum in a book on "lost" crops, on the face of it, seems like a gross mistake.

After all, the plant is Africa's contribution to the world's top crops. 1 Indeed, it belongs to the elite handful of plants that collectively provide more than 85 percent of all human energy.

Globally, it produces approximately 70 million metric tons of grain from about 50 million hectares of land. Milo isn’t in very high demand at all. In the grand scheme of the world, hardly anyone uses milo.

Milo adds yellow fat to the animals that eat it. Humans don’t like to eat yellow fat on their meat, but yellow fat on meat is a small price to pay for cheap grain. Yes, you can. In general, there are limited herbicide options for emerged grass weeds in sorghum.

Some small grasses may be controlled with an overhead application of atrazine. Figure 1. Sorgum bicolor (left) is grain sorghum and biologically similar to Sorghum halapense (right) or Johnsongrass, a grass weed of grain sorghum.

Johnsongrass is a perennial and. Milo Cucumber Salad – Combine 3 cups of cooked sorghum grains with chopped fresh cucumbers, parsley, tomatoes, and fresh herbs (cilantro, parsley, and oregano are best).

Stir in lemon juice and crumbled feta cheese before chilling hours. season weed control in grain sorghum often permits escaped weeds to hinder harvesting operations.

Sodium chlorate is an effective harvest aid that will desiccate weeds and improve harvesting efficiency. It should be applied seven to ten days prior to harvest.

Other harvest aids are being tested and will. What is sorghum? Also known as milo, sorghum is a grain that originated in Africa thousands of years ago. It spread throughout the Middle East with traders, ultimately becoming a staple of the region and is still a heavily consumed grain in India.

Though sorghum as a food is relatively unknown in most parts of. Yan recommends making a punchy porridge with rice, oats, pearl barley and millet, using sorghum flour to make pork and vegetable dumplings or sprinkling through a salad as you would other ancient grains.

Alternatively, to get the full scope of its versatility, try these sorghum-approved snack solutions: 5 simple ways with sorghum 1. Pop it.Milo is a large, reddish round seed, also called sorghum. Because it is large and bulky, it is less expensive than most other types of birdseed, but it is less appealing to most bird species.

Very few birds will eat milo, though it is a favorite food for doves, wild turkeys and pheasants.