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
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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 […]

Kebakile, Martin

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Management of the Weed Parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus L.) in Eastern and Southern Africa Using Integrated Cultural and Biological Measures

The IPM CRSP parthenium project sought alternative control strategies against parthenium weed, including testing the leaf-feeding beetle, Zygogramma bicolorata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as a biological control agent […]

  • Start Date: 2004
  • End Date: 2009
  • Project Code: Not Available
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Ditshipi, Phoebe

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Sustainable Management of Insect Pests

The project is supporting graduate student research on determining causes of stored sorghum grain to maize weevils, relating amount and time of phytochrome to daily times […]

Phadi, Minah

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