Sorghum, Millet, and Other Grains (SMOG / INTSORMIL)

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Identification and Release of Brown Midrib ( bmr ) Sorghum Varieties to Producers in Central America and Haiti

Scientists from the INTSORMIL-CENTA project based at the National Center for Agricultural Technology and Forestry (CENTA) of El Salvador have worked for five years to develop […]

Enhancing the Utilization and Marketability of Sorghum and Pearl Millet through Improvement in Grain Quality, Processing Procedures and Technology Transfer to the Poultry Industry

The strategy for this project thus far has been to assemble a team of U.S. and host country collaborators to focus on educational programs, promotional programs, […]

Ecological-Based Management of Sorghum and Pearl Millet Insect Pests in Africa and the United States

Sorghum, Sorghum bicolor, and pearl millet, Pennisetum glaucum, are uniquely suited for production with limited inputs of water, fertilizer, and pesticides in Africa and the U.S. […]

Breeding Sorghum for Improved Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses and Enhanced End

Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) is grown in Africa primarily as a subsistence food crop by small-holder farmers. Uniquely adapted to many indigenous cropping systems sorghum […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: TAM 102
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Developing Sorghum with Improved Grain Quality, Agronomic Performance, and Resistance to Biotic Abiotic Stresses

Sorghum is poised to play a key role in expanding agricultural development and food security in countries around the world. New marketing opportunities for sorghum include […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: PRF 104
  • Lead University:

Breeding Pearl Millet with Improved Stability, performance, and Resistance to Pests

The vision for this project ”Breeding Pearl Millet with Improved Performance, Stability and Resistance to Pests” is to improve food security, enhance farm income, and contribute […]

Integrated Soil, Water, Nutrient and Crop Management Strategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems

The goal of this project is to improve and intensify cropping systems to help transform sorghum and millet from subsistence to cash crop status, generate more […]

Breeding Sorghum for Improved Grain, Forage Quality and Yield for Central America

Sorghum is an important feed grain, food grain and forage in Central America. In this region it is produced by a range of groups, from subsistence […]

Product and Market Development for Sorghum and Millet in Southern Africa and Central America

This project is integrated with food science, plant improvement, and marketing projects in East Africa, West Africa and Central America to improve components of the supply […]

Breeding Sorghum for Improved Resistance to Striga and Drought in Africa

The goal of research in this project is to develop, deploy, and promote the use of second generation sorghum cultivars with drought and Striga resistance using […]

  • Start Date: 2008
  • End Date: 2012
  • Project Code: PRF 101
  • Lead University: