Performance of selected grain sorghum genotypes for improved food security and livelihoods uri icon


  • Sorghum is a useful cereal crop cultivated by numerousresource poor farmers in semi arid regions. The crop isindigenous thus well adapted to various environments in Kenya.Sorghum performs better than other cereal staples particularlymaize especially during extended dry periods. Experiments todetermine the performance of different sorghum genotypes wereconducted. Results showed that grain yield varied significantly(Pd?0.01) among the genotypes evaluated. The best four rankedperformers in decreasing order were Kari-mtama 1, IESV930 SH, IS 27329 and Seredo

publication date

  • 2012