A collection of sweet sorghum seeds

A collection of sweet sorghum seeds

G280/0217 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.7MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Sweet Sorghum


Caption: Bioenergy research. A collection of seeds of different varieties of sweet sorghum, Sorghum vulgar. These have been cultivated to test the performance of sweet sorghum plants for bioenergy purposes. These include the manufacture of ethanol from the sugars extracted from the plants and the production of environmentally friendly biofuels such as gas and oil from the bagasse (dry pulp). Sweet sorghum is the most extensively cultivated crop in the world and the fourth most important cereal. It is an annual plant characterised by a high photosynthetic efficiency and a high water and nitrogen use efficiency. The project is funded by the Commission of European Communities.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: bioenergy research, botanical research, botany, genetic, genetics, plant biotechnology, seeds, sorghum, sorghum vulgar, sweet, sweet sorghum

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.