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The table below summarizes research projects funded by the

Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board.  Copies of

Annual Research Reports may be requested from the office.

Feeding handbooks pertaining to dairy, beef, swine, and poultry

may be requested as well.

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA

RESEARCH PROJECTS

FUNDED BY

THE NEBRASKA GRAIN SORGHUM BOARD

 

 

PROJECT TITLE

 

RESEARCHER

 

 

EXPENDITURE

 

FY 2001-02

 

 

Test and Release New Tan Plant Lines & Populations with Enhanced Stress Resistance, Yield Potential, and Quality Traits

Eastin

$15,000

Enhancement of Seed Size and Grain Yield in Sorghum

I. Dweikat

J. Eastin

$25,000

 

FY 2000-01

 

 

Improving Stress Resistance, Yield Potential and Market Value by Altering Seed Number, Seed Weight and Plant Color

Eastin

 

$26,315

Environmentally Friendly Bio-Road Deicer Using Sorghum

Hanna

$33,415

 

Enhancement of Seed Size and Grain Yield in Sorghum

Dweikat

$25,000

 

FY 1999-00

 

 

Using New Genetic Diversity to Develop Grain Sorghum Germplasm with good Adaptation to Eastern Nebraska

Andrews

$9,310

Sorghum Insect Pest Management in Nebraska

Z B Mayo

$8,400

Improving Stress Resistance, Yield Potential and Market Value by Altering Seed Number, Seed Weight and plant color

Eastin

 

$26,936

Environmentally Friendly Replacement for current Road Deicers

Hanna

$25,065

 

FY 1998-99

 

Nebraska Hybrid Grain Sorghum Seed Strip Test

Klein

$7,500

Using New Genetic Diversity to Develop Grain Sorghum Germplasm with Good Adaptation to Eastern Nebraska

Andrews

$20,836

Sorghum Growth and Grain Fill Under Cool (Sub-optimal) Nighttime Temperatures

Clegg

Nelson

Baltensparger

$4,500

Sorghum Insect Pest Management in Nebraska

Z B Mayo

Silberman

$8,100

Ethylene Involvement in Grain Sorghum Cold Tolerance During Germination

Stockton

Mason

$2,800

Improving Stress Resistance, Yield Potential and Market Value by Altering Seed Number, Seed Weight and Plant Color

Eastin

$25,995

 

 

FY 1997-98

 

Nebraska Grain Sorghum Seed Strip Test

Klein

Nordquist

$7,500

Using New Genetic Diversity to Develop Grain Sorghum Germplasm with Good Adaptation to Eastern Nebraska

Andrews

Nordquist

$20,229

Sorghum Insect Pest Management in Nebraska

Z B Mayo

$7,400

Developing Industrial Uses Chapter for FFA Textbooks

Hanna

Ghorpade

Biby

$1,500

Phytochemicals from Sorghum Bran

Ghorpade

Hanna

Madhavi

$14,800

Development and Testing of High Yield Stress Resistant/Improved Seed Size Sorghums

Eastin

$20,600

Sorghum Growth and Grain Fill Under cool (Sub-optimal) Nighttime Temperatures

Clegg

Nelson

Baltensparger

$4,500

Utilization of Distillers Grains from Fermentation of Sorghum & Corn in Beef Finishing and Dairy Lactation Diets

Grant

Milton

Klopfenstein

$25,272

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