The use of sweet sorghum syrup was a common ingredient in the southern states of America but its use has been swapped out in more recent recipes for the more economical, but less flavourful, corn syrup. In 2015, under Sorghum for Multiple Uses (SMU) project funded by European Commission and IFAD and implemented by ICRISAT and other partners, tested the use of sorghum flour in Fish Feed. In this case, the stalks of the plant are harvested, rather than the seeds, and crushed like sugar cane or beets to produce a syrup. Sorghum is among the most efficient crops in conversion of solar energy and use of water and is known as a high-energy, drought tolerant crop that is environmentally friendly. With sweet sorghum production and subsequent accumulation of bagasse on the rise, it is important to look for novel uses for its by-products. Use of Sweet Sorghum Bagasse (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) for Cellulose Acetate Synthesis. With sweet sorghum production and subsequent accumulation of bagasse on the rise, it is important to look for novel uses for its by-products. Sweet sorghum uses water and nitrogen more efficiently than corn (Geng, 1989, Smith and Buxton, 1993, Gnansounou et al., 2005, Bonin et al., 2016) and it requires less than 50% total nitrogen to produce similar ethanol yields as corn (Anderson et al., 1995, Damasceno et al., 2014). Sorghum syrup is a 100 percent natural sweetener sometimes called “sorghum molasses,” as its flavor and uses are similar to those of molasses made from sugar cane. Use sorghum syrup in beverages such as Twisted Sorghum Cider. Sorghum Uses Additional Uses show more close . Additional Uses. Full Record; References (7) Other Related Research; Authors: Martínez-Cruz, Tania E. [1]; Slack, Donald C. [1]; Ogden, Kimberly L. [2]; Ottman, Michael [3] + Show Author Affiliations. One species, Sorghum bicolor, was originally domesticated in Africa and has since spread throughout the globe. Sweet sorghum. Sweet Sorghum vs Sugarcane. Sorghum is known as the “camel crop” for its ability to adapt and grow in poor soils and with little rain. Benson Kyalo Mwengi, a mixed crop livestock farmer from Kiboko, Kenya tested sorghum grain as fish feed raw material for the catfish and tilapia that he rears on his farm. Sweet sorghum is being pursued as a feedstock for half of the ethanol plants planned by Florida companies, including Southeast Renewable Fuels LLC in Fort Lauderdale. It contains a larger amount of sugar than grain sorghum and, while its food use is limited, it can be used as a syrup for pancakes or to provide a sweet flavouring in cough medicines. It is also used to flavor barbeque sauce, baked beans and pancakes. The other two kinds of sorghum are mostly for animal feed and biofuel. Sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) is a fast growing plant that produces a 5m stalk with a large panicle of edible, nutritional grain, similar to sorghum grain.The stalk has a high concentration of fermentable sugars that is similar to that of sugarcane. Bagasse, the solid fibrous product left after sweet sorghum stalks are crushed to remove juice, is partially reapplied to the field to enhance subsequent crops. The Water Use of Sweet Sorghum and Development of Crop Coefficients: THE WATER USE OF SWEET SORGHUM. Yannick Carel, Research Officer, Economy and production systems – Arvalis (exposé présenté par Pierre Guillaumin FNPSMS) Grain production in China. Nonstructural Carbohydrate Content . Milled Grains From Africa That Will Change the Way You Cook and Bake. The first sweet sorghum hybrid released in India was CSH 22SS in 2005. A significant amount of U.S. sorghum is also exported to international markets where it is used for animal feed, ethanol, food aid and other uses. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until the sorghum is tender, about an hour. It is used to create sweet glaze over savory dishes such as Sorghum-Glazed Baby Carrots and sweet dishes such as Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake. Sugar contentment in juice varies from 16 to 23 per cent. Visit SimplySorghum.com for free recipes. After crushing, the syrup is cooked down to concentrate the natural sugars and packaged for sale. Sorghum flour is also the key ingredient in the Indian flatbread, jowar roti. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology The algal cells or extracted lipids may serve either as fish meal or 23, 1497–1501. This work was also highlighted at a meeting of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents in Stillwater, OK in July 2010. 3.3. from sweet sorghum juice in batch and fed-batch fermentations by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. José Mariano da Silva Neto, Líbia de Sousa Conrado Oliveira, Flávio Luiz Honorato da Silva, Jose N. 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