Tag: sorghum

UF/IFAS-developed sorghum cultivars can produce thousands of gallons of ethanol

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sweet sorghum is not just for breakfast anymore. Although sorghum is a source for table syrup, scientists see a future in which we convert sorghum to biofuel, rather than relying on fossil fuel. That potential… Read More

UF/IFAS research could lead to more and healthier sorghum

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher has identified two areas of the sorghum genome that could boost the plant’s resistance to the anthracnose disease. This finding could be a key… Read More

UF-led research team selected for $125 million joint U.S.-India energy project

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. A University of Florida-led research team has been selected to participate in a five-year, $125 million energy project involving the United States and India, U.S. Department of Energy officials… Read More