Semilla de Sorgo (Sorghum spp.) -100 seeds pack
Sorghum seed (Sorghum spp.)
Package with 100 seeds for sowing, fresh.
Sorghum (Sorghum spp.) Or maicillo is native to the tropical and subtropical regions of East Africa. They are grown in their area of origin; in Europe, America and Asia as a cereal for human and animal consumption (in forage production), and for the production of alcoholic beverages and brooms.
Its resistance to drought and heat makes it an important crop in semi-arid regions, and it is one of the most important crops in the world. Being a gluten-free food, it represents a nutritious option for people with celiac disease.
Generally, it is sown with a stream or with a seeder at a depth of 2 to 3 cm and at a distance between seeds of 6 to 15 cm and 70 cm between rows. It is recommended from 85,000 to more than 150,000 plants per hectare, depending on the cycle. It is important that the ground is level to obtain a uniform planting.
It is cultivated to produce grain that serves as food for livestock. Most of it is used in the preparation of balanced foods, to make sorghum flour alone or in compound flours for the manufacture of cookies, alfajores, cakes, bread, etc. It is also used for the production of starch, alcohol and glucose; Furthermore, it is used in aceto-butyl fermentation where three important solvents are produced: alcohol, acetone and butanol.
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