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Climate and Soil requirement for Cultivating Sorghum in Kharif

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07 January 2023, New Delhi: Sorghum requires warm conditions but it can be grown under a wide range of climates. It is also widely grown in temperate regions and at altitudes of up to 2300 m in the tropics. It can tolerate high temperatures throughout its life cycle better than any other crop. Sorghum requires about 26-30 oC temperature for good growth.

Soil type for Cultivating Sorghum in Kharif

Grain sorghum can be grown on many different soils. Sorghum will yield best in deep, fertile, well-drained loamy soils. Nevertheless, it performs well in shallow soils and drought conditions.

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