Classification of Sorghum Races in the Southern Africa Sorghum Germplasm

Obilana, A B and Rao, K E P and Mangombe, N and House, L R (1996) Classification of Sorghum Races in the Southern Africa Sorghum Germplasm. In: Drought-tolerant crops for southern Africa: Proceedings of the SADC/ICRISAT Regional Sorghum and Pearl Millet Workshop, 25-29 July 1994, Gaborone, Botswana.

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Charartenzatton of nermplarm 15 an imponant first stro. after collrction, In the ~dentfication and rvaluat;on of indigenous accessions. A slgnlficant component of characterization 1s the clasr~ficat~oonf the dlfferent types of accessions contamed ~n the collect~on.W lthln the dlfferent types ofsorghum&cesslons In the world, several forms have been ~dentifird These were or~einallyc lass~fiedi nto cultivated (.3 1 s.p ecies) and related wlld rp-clen (17 species) [Snowden 1936, 1955). The vanous groups of sorghum and thelr d~stnbutionw ere further dercrihed by de Wet et al (1970) It was not until later that a method of classificat.......................

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Subjects: Mandate crops > Sorghum
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Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2011 13:18
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