foxtail millet


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foxtail millet

n.
An annual grass (Setaria italica) having a dense bristly panicle, widely cultivated in Asia in the Neolithic Period for its grains, and now grown in Asia for food and in North America chiefly for hay and birdseed.

fox′tail mil′let


n.
a grass, Setaria italica, grown for use as hay.
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Noun1.foxtail millet - coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United Statesfoxtail millet - coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States
foxtail, foxtail grass - grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
genus Setaria, Setaria - annual or perennial grasses of warm regions: bristlegrasses
Setaria italica rubrofructa, Siberian millet - millet having orange to reddish grains in long bristly spikes
German millet, golden wonder millet, Setaria italica stramineofructa - millet having yellow grains in large drooping spikes
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Cereals:- 117 high yielding varieties/hybrids of cereals comprising 65of rice, 14 of wheat, 24 of maize, 5 of finger millet, 3 of pearl millet, 1 each of sorghum, barley, foxtail millet, kodo millet, little millet and proso millet were released for cultivation in different agro-ecologies of the country during 2017.
The genomes of both green foxtail and foxtail millet have been sequenced and annotated through the DOE JGI's Community Science Program.
Caption: 1 A family harvesting foxtail millet from their jhum land in Chizami.
Among various kinds of millet (finger millet, foxtail millet, kodo millet, little millet, pearl millet and proso millet), the pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.
The waxy gene of foxtail millet has been cloned and sequenced.
There are also a whole group of minor millets like foxtail millet and proso millet.
1998), between Foxtail millet and Common millet (Lu et al.
Differential response of antioxidant compounds to salinity stress in salt-tolerant and salt-sensitive seedlings of foxtail millet.
11], the forage corn consumes 53 mm more water than foxtail millet and triticale till the beginning phases of dry matter production.
Similarly, the differences between foxtail millet and its wild progenitor green millet are due to about 14 loci affecting branching in the inflorescence and in the vegetative parts of the plant (Doust et al.