Hybrid grain sorghum trials: Yields of 23 hybrids tested in growing areas of state under varying conditions showed increases over old line varieties
AuthorsDale G. Smeltzer
M. D. Miller
Vern L. Marble
Authors AffiliationsDale G. Smeltzer is Assistant Professor of Agronomy, University of California, Davis; M. D. Miller is Extension Agronomist, University of California, Davis; Vern L. Marble is Extension Agronomist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 12(5):3-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n05p3. May 1958.
To evaluate the relative merits of hybrid varieties of grain sorghum 23 hybrids were grown in comparison with established varieties in trials conducted in grain sorghum growing areas of the state. Most of the trials involved non-replicated strip plantings in commercial fields. The cultural practices—including harvest—were typical of those used by growers in the particular areas where the tests were made.
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