Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)

  • Grown in summer and kharif season.
  • Harvest for green feeding at 50 % flowering to minimize poisonous effect of Cynogenic glycosides.
  • Green fodder yield: Single cut 20-30. tons/hectare and mult-icut 60-90 tons/hectare.
  • Crude protein 8-10%.
  • Improved varieties for single cut: Pant Chari 5, HJ 513. Multi cut varieties: Pant Chari 6, Pusa Chari 615, CSH –20 MF Hybrid, CoFS 29.