sweet sorghum


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sweet sorghum

[‚swēt ′sȯr·gəm]
(agriculture)
Sorghum bicolor. A crop plant grown primarily for syrup production and for forage.
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According to the National Sweet Sorghum Producers and Processors Association (NSSPA), "molasses per se is a byproduct of sugar refining" from tropical sugarcane, and hence there is technically no such thing as sorghum molasses.
Insect feeding on sweet sorghum has been documented by several workers over the last 30 years (Brewbaker 1975; Duncan & Gardner 1984; Fuller et al.
Cassava, beet and sweet sorghum "produce ethanol of a similar quality to corn" said Wenfu, but they remain inefficient to gather, and the planting of sorghum in particular remains slow, he stressed.
Joannou said the firm would use sweet sorghum stalks to make ethanol using technology bought from China.
com) that Sweet Sorghum produces a higher yield per acre than any other known source of ethanol, including corn, sugar cane or switch-grass.
will establish a liaison office in Montevideo, Uruguay, to coordinate activities with business partners interested in developing sweet sorghum production as an ethanol feedstock, the company said today.
According to the newspaper, UNZA has been growing various types of sweet sorghum at the university's farm, which researchers hope to utilize for large-scale ethanol production in Zambia.
The company reported that plantings of its new sweet sorghum hybrids have been largely completed for the 2012-2013 production season in Brazil.
Southern Sweet Sorghum Tea Yield: 4 servings Prep time: 10 minutes
plants producing oil (as biodiesel) such as jatropha, oilpalm, sunflower or plants producing carbohydrate or sugar that can be converted to bioethanol such as sweet sorghum, sugarcane or cassava.
Much of the USDAresearch effort in the South is focused on energy cane, napiergrass, and sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor).
Seeds of nine sweet sorghum and dual purpose varieties were obtained from the International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India and one grain local sorghum "Razinieh" was developed by General Commission For Scientific Agricultural Research (GCSAR), Syria.