Sorghum - Origin And Botany

Using the variation in both wild sp. Verticilliflorum and in cultivated sorghum, Dogett (1988) suggested the north-eastern quadrant of Africa particulary south-western Ethopia as the probable area where sorghum was domesticated.

Race bicolor was first developed there and Race guinea which is most pre-dominant in West Africa the next. Race durra was independently devel

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