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Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids (Sorghum bicolor L.)

Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids (Sorghum bicolor L.)

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service in [Corvallis, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sudan grass -- Oregon.,
  • Sorghum -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSorghum bicolor L.
    StatementR. Sattell ... [et al.]
    SeriesOregon cover crops, EM -- 8703., EM (Oregon State University. Extension Service) -- 8703.
    ContributionsSattell, Robert., Oregon State University. Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15563370M

      Experiments were conducted under controlled conditions to investigate the apparent allelopathic effects of sudex [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench ×Sorghum Sudanese (P.) Stapf, cv. FFR ] on weed and vegetable species. Allelopathic potential, as measured by radicle elongation of herbaceous indicator species, decreased with increasing sudex age. Greatest potential allelopathic activity of Cited by:


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Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids (Sorghum bicolor L.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recent years, sorghum-sudangrass hybrids were developed that produce a higher yield of forage and have increased vigor, making the plants more resis-tant to adverse conditions. Hybrids also recover and grow back more rapidly following harvest than the older sudangrass varieties.

Description Sudangrass is a fine-stemmed, summer annualFile Size: 2MB. Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are typically crosses between forage sorghums and sudangrasses.

They characteristically reach a height of six to eight feet, have smaller stalks than forage sorghum, strong tillering, and produce more tonnage than sudangrass. They have excellent re-growth potential compared to forage sorghums, but less than sudangrass.

Alta Seeds AS Sorghum Sudan is a brachytic where the space between leaves is much shorter providing more leave tonage than stock. Buy yours here. Grass, Sorghum Sudan. Total (50 lbs): $ Alta Seeds AS Sorghum Sudan is a BMR 6 gene with increased efficiency and 30%% less water requirements than corn silage.

Buy yours here. Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids produce about the same amount of feed as sudangrass when used for pasture. When used for green chopped forage, yields of sorghum-sudangrass hybrids usually exceed sudangrass or forage sorghum.

Forage sorghums are best suited for silage. Making sorghum-sudangrass into hay is difficult because of the slow drying time. red-seeded sorghum sudangrass hybrid. High in protein and very palatable. Cadan 99B ® WMR® outperformed the average non-photosensitive BMR varieties, producing over 1, pounds net available digestible energy (IVTD) per acre, significant lodging percentage.

Extremely drought tolerant and responds well to Size: KB. AGR Sudangrass and Sorghum-sudangrass Hybrids Author: Chris Teutsch Subject: Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are developed by crossing sorghum with true sudangrass.

The result is an annual grass that resembles sudangrass, but has coarser stems, taller growth habit, and higher Size: KB. sorghum-sudangrass hybrids instead of a host crop is a great way to disrupt the life cycles of many diseases, nematodes and other pests. For example, when sorghum-sudangrass or sorghum alone were no-tilled into endophyte-infected fes-cue pastures in Missouri that had received two herbicide applications,the disease was controlled nearly Size: KB.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids for forage. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, “The Original 3-Way Cross!” A very leafy triple cross, red-seeded sorghum-sudangrass hybrid.

High in protein and very palatable, CADAN 99B WMR outperformed the average non-photosensitive BMR varieties, producing over 1, pounds net available digestible energy (IVTD) per acre, significantly lower lodging percentage (5% vs. %) and only % higher lignin content.

Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids produce about 3 tons/acre dry matter and about 13 lb of N per ton of dry matter (NRCS). They can produce more organic matter per acre at a lower seed cost than any major cover crop grown in the USA.

This attribute makes the sorghum-sudangrass hybrids very useful for renewing soil quality in over-farmed Size: 52KB. The forage sorghum family of plants plays a huge role in summer forage production across much of the country.

The most common ones used in forage agriculture are forage sorghum, sudangrass and sorghum-sudan hybrids. For the rest of this article I’ll refer to these collectively as “sorghums” unless discussing a specific one.

Trudan 8 sudangrass, and Sor SS, and SS sorghum-sudangrass hybrids. Seed is widely available. Fertilization Usually requires 75– lbs per acre of available Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids book. Use soil tests to determine phospho-rus and other fertilizer needs. Incorporation Flail chop and disk when still green, before first frost.

Sudangrass has a high. Sorghum Sudangrass Known as the “haygrazer,” sorghum-sudangrass has excellent re-growth potential and is well-suited for multiple harvest systems. Alta Seeds sorghum-sudangrass hybrids feature industry-leading forage genetics and excellent nutritional quality. Alta Seeds: FOR WHAT MATTERS Alta Seeds is the premium seed brand of Advanta Seeds US, an operating unit of global seed company Advanta Seeds.

Alta Seeds provides farmers with high-quality hybrids of grain sorghum and sorghums for forage bred from the proprietary genetics of Advanta Seeds. The following is a brief review of agronomic production issues related to Sorghum sudangrass production.

First, select for high forage quality characteristics. Digestibility of hybrids with brown midrib genetics is important for highest forage quality levels. Plant anytime after soil temperatures are above 60 degrees for rapid seedling development.

The new Sudangrass hybrids are very aggressive, drought tolerant summer annuals. They emerge quicker and have faster regrowth than sorghum sudan (SS). Finer stems can give superior quality with the same tonnage as SS. MANAGEMENT. Sudangrass is easy to establish but does require 60°F soil temperatures (and rising).

The chart helps explain the benefits of Pro-Max™. As you can see, Pro-Max™ ranks as the best for baled hay, while placing second in the silage category. The BMR trait bred into Pro-Max™ makes it more palatable and has increased the plant forage quality.

The only advantage we can see to BMR Sorghum-Sudangrass will be silage yield. As you might expect, sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are intermediate in growth characteristics, qualit y, forage yield potential, and use.

Harvesting sorghum-sudangrass for silage, hay, or greenchop are all possible, but the thick stems make it difficult to Author: Dan Wiersma.

Weed Control in Millet, Sorghum, and Sudangrass. With many fields too wet to plant to desired crops many are turning to short season grass crops to plant, like millet, sorghum, and sudangrass. We are getting several calls on weed control options in these crops. sorghum; for silage, these hybrids usually have no advantage over forage sorghum.

Sorghum-sudangrass is a difficult crop from which to make hay because it takes so long to dry. Uses of Sorghum-Sudangrass Hybrids Sorghum-sudangrass forages have been used.

West Gaines Seed grows and packages a Sorghum-Sudangrass Hybrid, known around the world as SWEET GRAZER PLUS. It is the standard of the industry and with the combination of sweet stalks and juicy leaves, coupled with fast regrowth and high tonnage, SWEET GRAZER PLUS is.

One of the forages used was a brown mid-rib (BMR) sorghum x sudangrass hybrid. Sorghum x sudangrass hybrids are warm-season annual grasses.

BMR varieties (Photo 1) have increased palatability and digestibility, and they promote better animal performance than nonbrown mid-rib varieties.

Sorghum-Sudangrass Hybrids and Sudangrass (Sorghum bicolor) Origin: Northeast Africa. Description: Annual. Erect, 4 to 8 feet tall, leafy. Major Uses: Pasture, hay, silage. High quality if harvested at immature stage. Difficult to make hay because of thick stems. For good quality hay, harvest sudans and sorghums before heads emerge or when they are inches tall.

These hays will contain slightly less protein than alfalfa hay and as much energy as good quality alfalfa hay. Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are generally more difficult to make hay out of because of the larger stems.

Sudangrass is a C4 metabolism, warm-season, annual grass that makes high quality hay or silage. It is exceedingly productive, easily producing twice or three times as much dry matter per acre per year compared to cool-season C3 grasses and legumes.

Sudangrass stems are thinner than the sorghum-sudangrass hybrids, which are slightly more productive and sterile. Sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass for haylage should be crimped and windrowed, wilted to 40 to 50% moisture, and then chopped as fine as possible.

For silage-- Harvest sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass hybrids and forage sorghums in the medium dough stage when total plant moisture is 65 to 70%. For beef cattle, the crop can be harvested a few.

Sorghum Sudangrass Hybrids. Sorghum sudangrass is a cross between sorghum and sudangrass and is characterized by relatively small diameter stems, high tillering capacity, rapid re-growth potential and low grain yield. Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids can produce good quality silage, but are best suited for grazing or hay production.

Sorghum-sudangrass is a rapid growing and very versatile, summer annual species with a very large, penetrating root system. The brown midrib (BMR) is a genetic mutation that results in a forage with a reduced lignin content, increased protein content and higher palatability than non-BMR sorghum-sudangrass varieties.

Sorghum and sorghum-Sudangrass hybrids are all very palatable and are highly valued as forage crops. They can be used as silage, hay, green chop, or in pastures. Sorghum and Sudangrass plants contain a compound called dhurrin, which can break down to release prussic acid (hydrogen cyanide, HCN) (Undersander, ).

Prussic acid is released from theFile Size: KB. Every time I've baled sorghum-sudangrass, the bales seem to come out much heavier and tighter than my other grass hay bales.

I've never weighed any bales, but I'd guess that my sorghum-sudangrass bales are at least % heavier, so there's even more hay out there than you'd think there was at first glance.

Sudangrass is easier to manage than sorghum-sudangrass for many reasons: (1) the stems are narrower,1 (2) it can be sown earlier than sorghum-sudangrass, and (3) it suppresses weeds better than sorghum-sudangrass.

More on fertilizer Vermont extension specialist Vern Grubinger recommends 50 lb/ac nitrogen fertilizer on upland Size: KB. Sorghum-Sundan Hybrids or Sudangrass (Sorghum vulgare vr. sudanense) Establishment: Drought tolerant and can be grown throughout the state.

Seed should be drilled at 20 to 25 lb/ac between May and June or broadcast at 30 to 35 lb/ac. Planting depth ranges from 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Toxicity • Like sorghum, sudangrass and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids contain prussic acid (hydrocyanic acid HCN); sorghum-sudangrass contain higher concentrations of prussic acid than sudangrass; prussic acid can cause poisoning in cattle when young, drought stressed, or frosted forage is reduce the incidence of prussic acid poisoning, do not graze young, drought stress, frosted, or.

Grazing Sorghum-Sudangrass over the Winter It's getting closer to the time when I can start to graze the field of sorghum-sudangrass I planted back on July Quickly summarizing, by the first of October it had more or less reached maturity, was starting to put out seed heads, and the better parts of the field were about 8 feet tall.

The summarized data of testing the sweet sorghum forms, the sudangrass and their hybrids confirm their high potential for green and dry mass accumulation in differing agro-climatic conditions. SORGHUM AND SUDANGRASS Warm season forage crops, including sorghum, sudangrass, sorghum/sudangrass hybrids, and millets have not been widely grown in Cache County.

However, a growing number of farmers are recognizing the potential benefits of these quick forage production plants. My conversations with local farmers whoFile Size: KB. SORGHUM-SUDANGRASS: A VIGOROUS COVER CROP by Vern Grubinger Vegetable and Berry Specialist University of Vermont Extension In the heat of summer, sorghum-Sudangrass grass really puts the pedal to the metal, growing very fast and producing as much biomass as any cover crop can in just a few months, at least in temperate Size: KB.

Because of the extended period when they can be planted, hybrid forage sorghum, sudangrass, and sorghum x sudan hybrids fit well in many crop rotation systems with winter-grown small grain or vegetable crops. Rotations utilize residual fertilizers from previous crops and are critical to pest management systems (e.g., root-knot nematode).

Three sorghum × sudangrass hybrids, one sudangrass hybrid, three pearl millet hybrids, and ‘Piper’ sudangrass were harvested at two stubble heights and two cutting frequencies during the and growing seasons. Growth and chemical composition responses were as follows.

Analysis of the green mass yield's components of Sudangrass and Sorghum x Sudangrass hybrids was made, the yield obtained by mowing in brooming and flowering stages during The results of.

BMR Sorghum-Sudangrass F1. SKU. In stock. Starting at: As low as $ Size. Note: Cover Crops can only be shipped within the US. Add to Cart. Heat and drought tolerant cross between sorghum and Sudangrass.

For building biomass, smothering weeds and penetrating compact soils. With growth up to 12' tall and dry matter production of 4,Sorghum-Sudan grass, or sorghum-sudangrass, is a fast-growing cover crop with an extensive root system that thrives in the heat of summer.

It excels at suppressing weeds. Its name comes from the fact that it is a hybrid, a cross between sorghums grown for forage and a type of grass called Sudan grass or Sudangrass, which is native to eastern Author: Lauren Arcuri.

Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids, also called sudex, are crosses between forage-type sorghums and sudangrass. You can wait until your spring rush is over to plant sudangrass hybrids since they are heat-loving, yet fast-growing. They penetrate compacted subsoil if mowed at least once and also smother weeds, manage some nematode species, suppress diseases, and replenish soil tilth.