Sorghum is one of the hardiest crop plants in modern agriculture and also one of the most versatile. Its seeds provide calorie for food and feed, stalks for building and industrial materials and its juice for syrup. This book provides an in-depth review of the cutting-edge knowledge in sorghum genetics and its applications in sorghum breeding. Each

chapter 1|27 pages

Sorghum Production for Diversifi ed Uses

BySrinivasa Rao P, Belum VS Reddy, N Nagaraj and Hari D Upadhyaya

chapter 2|28 pages

Sorghum Genetic Resources: Conservation and Diversity Assessment for Enhanced Utilization in Sorghum Improvement

ByHari D Upadhyaya, Shivali Sharma, Sangam L Dwivedi, Shailesh K Singh

chapter 3|34 pages

Wild Sorghums—Their Potential Use in Crop Improvement

ByKamala Venkateswaran, Moses Muraya, SL Dwivedi and HD Upadhyaya

chapter 4|24 pages

Sorghum Breeding

ByIsmail Dweikat

chapter 5|27 pages

Sorghum Genetic Diversity

ByMoses M Muraya

chapter 6|28 pages

Genetic Mapping in Sorghum

ByR Madhusudhana

chapter 7|13 pages

Molecular Breeding CD Franks and MLM Mayor

chapter 8|16 pages

Genetic Mapping of Abiotic Stress Responses in Sorghum

ByYi-Hong Wang, Gloria B Burow, John J Burke

chapter 9|28 pages

Understanding Genetic Control of Biotic Stress Resistance in Sorghum for Applied Breeding

ByAre Ashok Kumar, Sunita Gorthy, Hari Chand Sharma, Yinghua Huang, Rajan Sharma and Belum VS Reddy

chapter 10|25 pages

Next-Generation Sequencing Technology for Genetics and Genomics of Sorghum

ByHong Luo, Anne Mocoeur, Hai-Chun Jing

chapter 11|33 pages

Genetic Transformation and Breeding

ByGuoquan Liu, Edward K Gilding, Ian D Godwin

chapter 12|19 pages

Phenotypic Mutant Library: Potential for Gene Discovery

ByZhanguo Xin, Junping Chen, Gloria Burow, John Burke

chapter 13|29 pages

Prospect of Sorghum as a Biofuel Feedstock

BySrinivasa Rao P, Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Danielle Bellmer and Andrea Monti