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Peer-reviewed Article

Sweet sorghum cuItivars for alcohol production

authors

F.J. Hills, University of California
R. T. Lewellen, Agricultural Research Service
I.O. Skoyen, Agricultural Research Service

publication information

California Agriculture 44(1):14-16. January-February 1990.

Summary

Many cultivars would do well in much of California, with a potential production of up to 575 gallons of ethanol per acre.

author affiliations

F. J. Hills is Extension Agronomist, Emeritus, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis; R. T. Lewellen is Geneticist, US. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Salinas, California. I. O. Skoyen is Agronomist, US. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Salinas, California.

author notes

The authors thank Clifford Brown, Superintendent, USDA-ARS, Brawley, for growing the trials there; Gary Peterson, Staff Research Associate, and Akbar Abshahi, graduate student, for help at Davis.