feterita


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fet·er·i·ta

 (fĕt′ə-rē′tə)
n.
A variety of sorghum native to Sudan, grown in warm regions for its grain and as forage.

[Arabic dialectal.]

feterita

(ˌfɛtəˈriːtə)
n
(Plants) a name for a type of grass of the genus Sorghum, native to Sudan and cultivated for grain

Feterita

A variety of grain sorghum.
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Noun1.feterita - a Sudanese sorghum having exceptionally large soft white grains
grain sorghum - any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for grain
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(2007) who reported that higher ED value for DM of CR 35-18 and Feterita than the other sorghum varieties.
Fuller, teacher of agriculture, experimental crops planted at Chilocco included Sudan grass, feterita, dwarf milo, and pink kafir ("Drouth Resistant Crops: Results of the Chilocco Experimental Crops, 1913" Indian School Journal 14 [January 1914]: 205-8; and Fuller, "Drouth Resistant Crops: Results of the Chilocco Experimental Crops, 1913" Indian School Journal 14 [February 1914]: 269-73).
Sorghum "Feterita cultivar" is used as a source of the malt and the flour needed for hulu-mur production.
As it turned out, there was only eight quarters to break at Moscow, and 14 at Hugoton (Kan.) and on west towards Feterita (Kan.), so one day when I had a little time, I slipped over to Hugoton to see what I was getting into.
All Feterita genotypes have pericarp and white seed, whereas Milo genotypes have creamy seed color and no pericarp.