Sorghum And Millets Development Project Kenya 1978

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1978
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Ministry Of Agriculture Kenya
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Ministry Of Agriculture Kenya
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The background to the need in Kenya for a high yielding, drought resistant, cold tolerant forage crop is outlined, in relation to the specific requirements of the developing beef feedlot sector. The selection, testing and agronomic work undertaken by the Kenya Beef Industry Development Project is described to the point where two suitable but contrasting sorghums were made available for feedlot testing and commercial use. The high grain content sorghum yielded almost t 50 ~ more total I»I/ha than maize, and the forage sorghum almost double..
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