Elusive seed deposited in grain gene bank

Elusive seed deposited in grain gene bank

09 May 2019 2GB An elusive native sorghum seed has been collected, and deposited in Australia’s Grains Gene Bank in Horsham. A week long collecting mission in the Northern Territory saw the specimen of Sorghum grande finally obtained and now filed away. The trip...
6 Whole Grains Health Benefits: Obesity Prevention And More

6 Whole Grains Health Benefits: Obesity Prevention And More

Apr 29, 2019 Medical Daily Whole grains are found in grass-like plants and non-grass plants alike. Some examples of whole grains are oatmeal, popcorn, millet, quinoa, brown rice, barley, buckwheat, bulgur, wheat curry and sorghum. Unlike the refined grains, there are...
Rising CO2 levels may accelerate inadequate zinc intake: Research

Rising CO2 levels may accelerate inadequate zinc intake: Research

28-Apr-2019 The Hitavada Maharashtra has experienced an above-average rate of inadequate zinc intake, which could be partly attributable to a significant shift away from a zinc-rich millet and sorghum diet, to one increasingly dominated by wheat and zinc-poor rice  ...
Long rains improve outlook for sorghum farmers, KBL factory

Long rains improve outlook for sorghum farmers, KBL factory

28th Apr 2019 STANDARD Digital The start of long rains across western Kenya has rekindled hopes for some 15,000 farmers contracted to grow sorghum for the Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) keg plant in Kisumu. Delayed rains had sent fears of possible crop failure and many...
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