publication . Article . 2014

SOME CONSIDERATIONS ON THE PROSPECTS OF SORGHUM CROP

Agatha POPESCU; Reta CONDEI;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2014 Journal: Scientific Papers Series : Management (issn: 2284-7995, eissn: 2285-3952, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest
Abstract
The paper purpose was to analyze the sorghum statement at world, EU and Romania level in order to establish the main trends in the future of this crop. Sorghum is an important cereal coming on the 5th position after maize, rice, wheat and barley at world level due to its importance in human nutrition, animal feed, in producing bioethanol and green energy, and due to its good impact on environment. It is cultivated on all the continents, in the tropical, subtropical and temperate areas due to its resistance to drought, production potential, low inputs and production cost. It is an alternative to maize crop being more utilized as substituent in animal diets. The w...
Subjects
free text keywords: bioethanol, Sorghum crop, efficiency, green energy, food, feed, perspectives, Agriculture (General), S1-972

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