Wheat behind sorghum may cause yield drag | NCSU grains specialist advises | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
Grain sorghum acreage is up an estimated five times more than last year in North Carolina and interest in growing the crop in other Southeastern states is increasing.

 

Dr. Randy Weisz, grain specialist, says growers may want to think twice about double cropping wheat & sorghum, since sorghum root compounds may inhibit wheat yield. This phenomenon is called allelopathy.

 

Read more of his extensive cultivation  & cropping system suggestions.