Sorghum Seeds - Martin Milo


Sorghum bicolor. 120 days to maturity. In 1937 a plant that appeared in a field of another variety that was infested with milo disease. This plant however appeared outstanding because of its resistance. Thus Martin Milo was born. W.P. Martin in Lubbock, Texas is credited for this selection.


Sorghum Seeds - Martin Milo

Seeding rate is 9 - 20 lbs per acre, with 16 lbs per acre being optimal. In areas of drought seeding rate is 5 - 6 lbs.

One of the first double dwarf combine harvested types at 3-4'. Seeds are a reddish-brown. Seed heads are threshed easily. Stalks are slender and seldom tiller. Martin Milo Sorghum has excellent drought tolerance.

  • Seeds Per Package:
    • 1 oz - Approximately 1,000 Seeds
    • 1 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds
    • 5 lb - Approximately 80,000 Seeds
    • 25 lb - Approximately 400,000 Seeds

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