Sorghum has never tasted so good

The identification of a new sorghum gene may help feed livestock in the world’s poorest nations.

Sorghum is known to be incredibly drought-tolerant and able to grow in areas inhospitable to most cereals, but is currently hard to digest for livestock.

The new gene allows for a much more digestible form of sorghum, which could be vital in sustaining large amounts of livestock in arid environments or on marginalised farmland.

Read more at The University of Queensland