bulrush millet

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Noun1.bulrush millet - tall grass having cattail like spikesbulrush millet - tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer
genus Pennisetum, Pennisetum - a genus of Old World grasses
cereal, cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
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Adequate green forage is only available in March-April when berseem and oats are plentiful and from July to November but by the end of this period the nutritive value of mature sorghum maize and bulrush millet is low.
Bulrush millet (Pennisetum americanum) is a popular fodder on lighter soils especially under rain fed conditions.