Maharashtra is the highest Jowar producing state in India
Sorghum has been, for centuries, one of the most important staple foods for millions of poor rural people. New varieties of sorghum from ICRISAT has now resulted in India producing 7 tons per hectare. Some 194 improved cultivars are now planted worldwide. In India, increases in sorghum productivity resulting from improved cultivars have freed up six million hectares of land, enabling farmers to diversify into high-income cash crops and boost their livelihood
- 5-6 feet plant height.
- Semi compact, pearly white grains.
- Good lustrous grain quality.
- Good fodder quality for cattle feed.
- 90-100 days of maturity.