Shallu, or "Egyptian Wheat": A Late-Maturing Variety of Sorghum

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"Many varieties of sorghum have been introduced into the United States in the past 30 or 40 years. Some of these have proved valuable under dry-land conditions in the southern Great Plains.... Shallu is one of the introductions which are not adapted to dry-land conditions. It is a variety that requires a long favorable season to mature.... This bulletin is intended for farmers who are interested in the growing of grain-sorghum crops. It applies to the southern Great Plains under dry-land conditions. It records the results obtained from shallu when grown under such conditions in comparison with other varieties of ... continued below

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8 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Rothgeb, Benton E. 1917.

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  • Rothgeb, Benton E. "Scientific Assistant in Grain-Sorghum and Broom-Corn Investigations."

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"Many varieties of sorghum have been introduced into the United States in the past 30 or 40 years. Some of these have proved valuable under dry-land conditions in the southern Great Plains.... Shallu is one of the introductions which are not adapted to dry-land conditions. It is a variety that requires a long favorable season to mature.... This bulletin is intended for farmers who are interested in the growing of grain-sorghum crops. It applies to the southern Great Plains under dry-land conditions. It records the results obtained from shallu when grown under such conditions in comparison with other varieties of grain sorghum in varietal tests in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and New Mexico." -- p. 4

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8 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"June, 1917." -- title page

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Rothgeb, Benton E. Shallu, or "Egyptian Wheat": A Late-Maturing Variety of Sorghum, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96470/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.