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Sorgo (Sorghum) en la Zona regable del Río Adaja (Ávila)

One of the top five grains produced around the world, sorgo (sorghum) production in France covers some 60,000 hectares, mostly in the southeast, and is increasingly being studied as a plant that can better tolerate drought.

It is primarily used as animal feed in France, but because sorghum contains no gluten (like millet, same word in French as in English) and buckwheat, it is useful in special diets.

Grains, seeds and cereals

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by David A. Nafría