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Sweet Sorghum in the North Kazakhstan

Twenty-eight sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) genotypes of the different ecological and geographic origins: Kazakhstan, Russia, India, Uzbekistan, and China were tested in the high latitude rainfed conditions of northern Kazakhstan. The genotypes demonstrated high biomass production (up to 100 t·ha-1 and more). The genotypes ripening to full reproductive seeds were selected for seed production and introduction in the northern Kazakhstan. Lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus plantarum S-1, Streptococcus thermophilus F-1 and Lactococcus lactis F-4 essentially enhance the fermentation process, suppressing undesirable microbiological processes, reducing the loss of nutrient compounds, accelerating in 2 times maturation ensilage process and providing higher quality of the feed product.

Zhapayev, R, Iskandarova, K, Toderich, K, Andybayev, D, Al-Dakheel, A, Ismail, S, Srinivasa, R, Paramonova, I, Nekrasova, N, Balpanov, D, Ten, O, Karabayev, M
Publication type: 
Conference Proceedings
Publication Source: 
International Conference on Arid Land Studies
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