Different varieties or strains of sweet sorghum were treated with differentconcentrations of nacl solution during germination or seedling growth period in orderto study their salt tolerance, and at th. Thesis submitted to the faculty of the virginia polytechnic institute and state university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of sweet sorghum is one of the crops identified as an efficient producer of the sugars needed for ethanol production. Breeding strategies for the adaptation of sorghum (sorghum bicolor l moench) as a novel sorghum is an attractive model for functional genomics of the c 4-grasses grain- and sweet sorghum during the first half of the 19. Sweet sorghum seeds can germinate in 3 to 5 days at optimum temperature (25 to 30 °c) and moisture emitting a small coleoptiles and a primary root that is going to die after the emission of the secondary or adventitious roots that are the main responsible of the anchorage of the. Biomass sorghum sensitivity analysis resulted in 195, 260, 325, and 390 gallons per acre being produced under the yield scenarios of 75%, 100%, 125%, and 150% of budgeted production respectively, figure 2.
Have examined the thesis entitled managing sweet sorghum for optimum ethanol yield in missouri presented by michael joseph william maw a candidate for the degree of masters of science in crop, soil, and pest management and hereby certify that, in their opinion, it is worthy of acceptance. The thesis committee for john anthony veracruz certifies that this is the approved version of the following thesis: energy analysis of sweet sorghum ethanol using a bottom-up energy. Economic feasibility of ethanol production - thesis (pdf) 1 evaluation of the economic feasibility of grain sorghum, sweet sorghum, andswitchgrass as alternative feedstocks forethanol production in the texas panhandle by jnaneshwar raghunath girase a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree master of science major subject: agricultural business and economics. Sweet sorghum (sorghum bicolor (l) moench) calleb olweny ochia msc plant breeding and genetics (university of nairobi), bsc agric hons (egerton university) reg no 2011/hd02/4299k a thesis submitted to the directorate of research and graduate training in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the.
Thesis: economic analysis of biofuel production from switchgrass (panicum virgatum) and sweet sorghum (sorghum bicolor) in the united states janaki alavalapti jeremy withers. I declaration of own work i hereby declare that this thesis an economic evaluation of sweet sorghum in biofuel production and its socio-economic impacts as a multi. Sugarcane belongs to the grass family (poaceae), an economically important seed plant family that includes maize, wheat, rice, and sorghum and many forage crops the main product of sugarcane is sucrose, which accumulates in the stalk internodes.
Sorghum bicolor, commonly called sorghum (/ ˈ s ɔːr ɡ ə m /) and also known as great millet, durra, jowari, or milo, is a grass species cultivated for its grain, which is used for food for humans, animal feed, and ethanol production. Economic feasibility of ethanol production from sweet sorghum juice in texas a thesis by brittany danielle morris submitted to the office of graduate studies of. Yielding sweet sorghum female lines are needed to create sweet hybrids with higher sugar yields each of these needs is addressed in a separate chapter of this thesis. Phd thesis on sorghum phd thesis – sweet sorghum integrating sweet sorghum and sugarcane for bioenergy: modelling the potential for electricity and ethanol production in se zimbabwe.
Economic s of on -farm ethanol production using sweet sorghum by prashant v bele bachelor of engineering university of pune pune, india 1999 master of science economics of on -farm ethanol production using sweet sorghum thesis approved: dr raymond l huhnke (thesis advisor. The following are discussed: economic and agronomic implications of commercial growers' sweet sorghum field tests, economics of sweet sorghum production, marketing and market organization concepts, and the effect of water availability upon potential increased production of sugar crops in southern florida and the texas rio grande valley. Sorghum is the fifth most important cereal crop in this thesis titled genotypic responses of rainfed sorghum to a latitude gradient was accepted as a doctoral dissertation in fulfilment of the requirement genetic diversity analysis of lowland sorghum. Sweet sorghum belongs to the sorghum bicolor l moench species (harlan & de wet, 1972) during an thesis a typical panicle of sorghum may sweet sorghum varieties for sugar production are similar to those of syrup varieties.
Production costs of triticale and twelve sorghum genotypes grown as a season-long crop, as well as grown in a double-cropping system this thesis is laid out in the following format. Sweet sorghum (sorghum bicolor l moench) is a widely adapted sugar crop with high potential for bioenergy and ethanol production sweet sorghum can yield more ethanol per unit area of land than many other crops especially under minimum input production. Ethanol production from sorghum production of ethanol per ha from sweetabstract - the production of ethanol from sorghum grains was investigated in 250 gl, which was fermented to produce ethanol in a bioreactor in batch modeethanol production from sorghum. Integrating sweet sorghum and sugarcane for bioenergy: modelling the potential for electricity and ethanol production in se zimbabwe research in to the use of sweet sorghum in europe, zimbabwe, and elsewhere is now based at imperial college london (formerly at king's college london) and themba technology ltd, and was co-ordinated by the late and sadly missed prof do hall.
Sweet sorghum [sorghum bicolor (l) moench] is the only crop that provides grain and stem that can be used for sugar, alcohol, syrup, jaggery, fodder, fuel, bedding, roofing, fencing, paper and chewing. Sweet sorghum by dimple k kundiyana btech (dtech) dairy science college, university of agricultural sciences july, 2006 ii “sorganol®”: in-field production of ethanol from sweet sorghum thesis approved: danielle d bellmer thesis adviser raymond l huhnke william mcglynn. Thesis sweet sorghum (sorghum bicolor) biomass, generated from biofuel production, as a reservoir of bioactive compounds for human health submitted by aaron r massey department of food science and human nutrition.