Revista mexicana de ciencias agrícolas
versión impresa ISSN 2007-0934
HERNANDEZ ESPINAL, Luis Alberto; MORENO GALLEGOS, Tomás; LOAIZA MEZA, Alfredo y REYES JIMENEZ, Juan Esteban. Sinaloense-202, new sorghum cultivar for the State of Sinaloa. Rev. Mex. Cienc. Agríc [online]. 2010, vol.1, n.5, pp. 733-737. ISSN 2007-0934.
The new sorghum variety Sinaloense-202 was developed in the Culiacán Valley Experiment Station of the National Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock Research Institute and was registered with the number 2204-SOG-528-090209/C in the Catalogue of Feasible Varieties of Certification in México. This variety is adapted to sorghum-producing areas in State of Sinaloa, Mexico. The variety Sinaloense-202 has cream grain and is recommended either for irrigation and rainfall areas. The average yield of the variety is 3 210 kg ha-1 of grain and 28 608 kg ha-1 of green forage, which is 8% and 18.1%respectively; higher than the grain and fresh forage yield of commercial hybrids from private companies cultivated in the region. Sinaloense-202 has better bromatologic quality in the forage than commercial hybrids, with 8.3% of protein and 59% of digestibility, which is 1.1% and 10% higher than commercial hybrids. It is tolerant to ergot (Claviceps african), anthracnose (Colletotrichum graminícola), head blight (Fusarium moniliforme) and charcoal rot (Macrophomina phaseolina).
Palabras llave : adaptation; disease resistance; forage; grain; sorghum.