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commercial sorghum hybrid

Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
While sorghum hybrids with varying levels of resistance are continuing to emerge in the marketplace, there is an expectation by industry that the scheme should continue to provide midge resistance ratings for these hybrids... The requirement has been recognised by each of the commercial seed companies which have agreed to continue funding of the scheme; DAFF, which supports the scheme with staff, facilities and in-kind contributions required to undertake testing, as well as GRDC, which is continuing funding of the scheme at least until 2014... We gave a presentation at the annual Australian Sorghum Research Group meeting (AusSORGM) at Cedar Creek in 2010...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The outcome of the project is a more profitable and secure Australian sorghum industry... Despite the great improvements in the yield potential, insect resistance and drought resistance of Australian sorghum varieties, there is still opportunity for improvement in each of these traits... By breeding with adapted types these improvements are "packaged" in lines that the seed companies can use to produce better hybrids for Australian farmers...
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