Consider the following statements about "Sweet sorghum", which was making news:

  1. It is a leguminous crop.
  2. It is mainly grown in temperate climates.
  3. It can be used for production of biofuel.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Only 3

First statement is incorrect because "Sweet sorghum" is not a leguminous crop. Sweet Sorghum is a cereal grain. Second statement is incorrect because Sorghum originates in the tropical areas of Africa, and it is unable to sustain itself in cool temperatures or the long days in temperate climate.

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