Sorghum and Millet in Machakos District

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1963
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Dowker, B. D.
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Present-day acreages of maize, sorghum and millet in Machakos District are discussed and reasons given for the unpopularity of the latter two cereals. Experimental work at Katumani on sorghums and millets, dating from 1956, is described. Results are given for (a) yields. grain type and bird resistance, (b) yields of the Ukiriguru-bred sorghums as compared with local types, (c) earliness and reliability of yield and (d) pests and diseases.
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, XIV (No 1), p. 52-57
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