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Sorghum bicolor

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 5508

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Sorghum bicolor is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F   (-12° to -6.5°C)
Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence: open panicle to 60x25cm. in early spring
Fruit: vari. colour grain, cut stems green or dry
Foliage: flat, to 90x10 cm., WHITE midrib...sow in spring
Height, in meters: 6
Height, in feet: 19.80
Sorghum bicolor sales history
Parts of Sorghum bicolor are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Sorghum bicolor:
Andropogon sorghum, Andropogon sorghum subvar. rub, Andropogon sorghum var. agrico, Andropogon sorghum var. arduin, Andropogon sorghum var. caudat, Andropogon sorghum var. compac, Andropogon sorghum var. ehrenb, Andropogon sorghum var. elegan, Andropogon sorghum var. hians, Andropogon sorghum var. miliif, Andropogon sorghum var. splend, Andropogon sorghum var. subglo, Andropogon sorghum var. techni, Andropogon subglabrescens, Holcus bicolor, Holcus cernuus, Holcus dochna, Holcus durra, Holcus saccharatus, Holcus sorghum, Milium nigricans, Panicum caffrorum, Sorghum basutorum, Sorghum bicolor var. arduinii, Sorghum bicolor var. subglobos, Sorghum bicolor var. technicum, Sorghum caffrorum, Sorghum caffrorum var. brunneo, Sorghum caffrorum var. lasiorh, Sorghum caudatum, Sorghum cernuum, Sorghum cernuum var. agricolar, Sorghum cernuum var. orbiculat, Sorghum conspicuum, Sorghum conspicuum var. pilosu, Sorghum conspicuum var. rubicu, Sorghum coriaceum, Sorghum coriaceum var. subinvo, Sorghum dochna, Sorghum dochna var. technicum, Sorghum durra, Sorghum elegans, Sorghum gambicum, Sorghum guineense, Sorghum japonicum, Sorghum margaritiferum, Sorghum melaleucum, Sorghum mellitum, Sorghum membranaceum, Sorghum membranaceum var. ehre, Sorghum miliiforme, Sorghum nervosum, Sorghum nigricans, Sorghum nigrum, Sorghum notabile, Sorghum roxburghii, Sorghum roxburghii var. hians, Sorghum saccharatum, Sorghum simulans, Sorghum splendidum, Sorghum subglabrescens, Sorghum subglabrescens var. co, Sorghum subglabrescens var. ov, Sorghum subglabrescens var. ru, Sorghum technicum, Sorghum vulgare, Sorghum vulgare var. caffrorum, Sorghum vulgare var. durra, Sorghum vulgare var. roxburghi, Sorghum vulgare var. saccharat, 

Common names for Sorghum bicolor:

(tox:dhurrin cyanogenic glucoside),  (tox:in growing parts,dry seed ~ free of toxin),  (tox:WHO II),  Amazimba,  Bayaz Dari,  Besemkoring,  Broomcorn,  Daza,  Durra,  Feterita,  Forage Sorghum,  Grain Sorghum,  Great Millet,  Gros Mil,  Guinea Corn,  Johnson Grass,  Kaffir-Corn,  Kaffir-corn,  Kao Liang,  Milo,  Morokoshi,  Serce Darisi,  Shallu,  Shu Shu,  Sorgho,  Sorghum,  Sorghum,  Sorgo,  Sorgo Forrajero,  Sudan-Grass,  Sweet Sorghum,  Thura,  Wild Cane, 


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Germination guide for Sorghum bicolor

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Sorghum bicolor seeds will usually germinate in 10-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Sorghum bicolor seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20°C.

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