Updated Dec 04, 2019
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The hybrid white sorghum variety (K9058) has a high grain yield (14% over the hybrid check and 24% over the best open-pollinated variety). Release is planned for lowland dry areas of Ethiopia.https://www.k-state.edu/smil/whatwedo/projects/Ejeta.html
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Decreased yield of sorghum in lowland production areas with reoccurring drought and heat stress.
This hybrid provides a higher yielding sorghum compared to OPV varieties while maintaining drought and heat tolerance for use in lowland areas of Ethiopia.