On languages and sorghum diversity! Is there a link?






Photo: CIATResearcher say there is a link! Read this interesting article on research that has revealed that sorghum diversity and ethnolinguistic groups are associated in Africa. They identified three major sorghum populations: a Central population co-distributed with the Nilo-Saharan language family; a Southern population co-distributed with the Bantu languages; and a Northern population distributed across northern Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic language family areas.

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