Lubbock sorghum breeder carries on tradition that dates back 100 years

Smith, Ron
January 2010
Southwest Farm Press;1/7/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Gary Peterson, a sorghum breeder at the Texas AgriLife Research Center, in the research of sorghum production in Lubbock, Texas. It states that sorghum production is essential to the growth of agricultural sector since sorghum is highly resistant to insects and diseases. It emphasizes the importance of yield research which focuses on the development of hybrids through traditional methods of breeding.


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