Sorghum: Origin, History, Technology, and Production / Edition 1

Sorghum: Origin, History, Technology, and Production / Edition 1

by C. Wayne Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471242373

ISBN-13: 9780471242376

Pub. Date: 12/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

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"Making Six Sigma Last is the most practical and helpful resource that I have seen on this subject. George's charisma and charm spill over into this interesting and entertaining book. Using one of George's many analogies, 'this is an upper-deck shot,' and combined with his first book should become the benchmark for Six Sigma learning."-Dan Porter, Chairman and CEO, Wells Fargo Financial

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471242376
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Wiley Series in Crop Science Series, #2
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.11(w) x 10.33(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Contributors.

ORIGIN AND HISTORY.

Origins of Domesticated Sorghum and Its Early Diffusion to India and China (C. Kimber).

Classification and Characterization of Sorghum (J. Dahlberg).

Development of Some Agricultural Industries in Several African and Asian Countries (L. House, et al.).

History of Cultivar Development in the United States: From "Memoirs of A. B. Maunder—Sorghum Breeder" (C. Smith & R. Frederiksen).

THE SORGHUM PLANT.

Physiology and Genetics of Maturity and Height (P. Morgan & S. Finlayson).

Genetics and Cytogenetics (W. Rooney).

Collection, Conversion, and Utilization of Sorghum (D. Rosenow & J. Dahlberg).

Techniques in Developing New Cultivars (W. Rooney & C. Smith).

New Horizons in Biotechnology (P. Subudhi & H. Nguyen).

PRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION HAZARDS.

Sorghum Production Statistics (C. Smith).

Integrated Crop Management for Sorghum (J. Cothren, et al.).

Insect Pests of Sorghum (G. Teetes & B. Pendleton).

Diseases and Disease Management in Sorghum (R. Frederiksen).

Weeds and Their Control in Grain Sorghum (P. Stahlman & G. Wicks).

Marketing (T. Lust, et al.).

PROCESSING AND PRODUCTS.

Structure and Chemistry of the Sorghum Caryopsis (R. Waniska & L. Rooney).

Sorghum Food and Industrial Utilization (L. Rooney & R. Waniska).

Value of Sorghum and Sorghum Coproducts in Diets for Livestock (J. Hancock).

Fermentated Products: Beverages and Porridges (J. Taylor & J. Dewar).

Forages and Fodder (J. Pedersen & J. Fritz).

Index.

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