Table 1 Founder lines of the sorghum MAGIC population
FoundersAgronomic Significance
K443Drought tolerance and early ∼67 d to 50% flowering
TX430Yield potential, wide adaptation, drought tolerant, and medium ∼71 d to 50% flowering
GSA1346Drought tolerance and medium ∼85 d to 50% flowering
K22/22Drought tolerance
MR750Yield, disease and insect resistance (ergot, midge, and Sugarcane aphid), and general combining ability
K22/35Drought tolerance
SUCR3680/70Yield potential and general combining ability
K1/4Drought tolerance
MR732Yield potential, medium ∼76 d to 50% flowering, grain quality, and general combining ability
M36200Yield potential, grain quality, and general combining ability
MR747Yield potential, grain quality, and general combining ability
P954063Yield potential, early ∼68 d to 50% flowering, wide adaptation, grain quality, and general combining ability
M91051Yield potential, grain quality, and general combining ability
K1597Drought tolerance, early ∼52 d to 50% flowering, general combining ability
PP619Drought tolerance and yield potential
M36031Yield potential and grain quality
MR727Yield potential and grain quality, general combining ability
CS3541-22Yield potential, medium ∼75 d to 50% flowering, grain mold resistance, grain quality, general combining ability, and wide adaptation
TX2737Drought tolerance, medium ∼70 d to 50% flowering, and general combining ability