Strategies for improving rabi sorghum productivity uri icon


  • Possible reasons for the low productivity of rabi (winter) sorghum in India are reviewed with reference to environmental factors limiting productivity including climatic factors, edaphic factors and insect and disease problems, management factors including sowing methods, irrigation, fertilization and plant protection, and crop physiology including leaf area development, DM production and distribution, growth efficiency and water uptake. Suggestions are made for productivity improvements

publication date

  • 1990