Yield Characteristics of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) and Sorghum x Sudan Grass Hybrids (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench x Sorghum Sudanense Stapf.) Cultivated as Second Crop after Barley in Ercis-van Ecological Condition

Terzogll O., Yazici L., Yildirim B.

Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, vol.7, no.8, pp.981-985, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.981-985
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


This Study was conducted to find out the possibilities of growing sonic sorghum and sorghum x sudangrass hybrid cultivars as second crop after barley in Ercis-Van ecological condition in 2003. The experiment was designed as randomized complete block design with three replications. In the experiment, one sorghum cultivars (Rox) and seven sorghum x sudangrass hybrid cultivars (Grazer, Seweet Sioux, GW-9110, Sugar Leaf, Grass-II, 877 and Gozde-80) were used. Significant differences were determined among the cultivars used in the research. Avarege green herbage, herbage yields changed between 42000-82000 kg ha(-1), hay yield 9770-20 550 kg ha(-1), respectively. The highest herbage yield was obtained from seweet Sioux (82 000 kg ha(-1)), followed by 877-cultivar (74 000 kg ha(-1)). According to this results, Seweet Sioux and 877 sorghum x sudangrass hybrid cultivars had the highest green herbage and hay yield, therefore this cultivars are suggested as second crop in Ercis-Van ecological condition.