Eleusine coracana

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Noun1.Eleusine coracana - East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
Eleusine, genus Eleusine - annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
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Malleshi, Composition and enzyme inhibitory properties of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) seed coat phenolics: Mode of inhibition of [alpha]-glucosidase and pancreatic amylase, Food Chem., 115, (2009).
The finger millet plant Eleusine coracana is a self-pollinated allotetraploid variety having 2n = 4x=36 number of chromosome in its genome(Mehta et al.
The trends in the types of crops produced clearly show a shift from traditional crops to modern or exotic crops with Zea mays (maize), Phaseolus vulgaris (beans), Solanum lycopersicum (tomatoes) and Brassica oleracea (kales) increasing in area under production over the years while Vigna unguiculata (cowpea), Lablab purpureus (dolichos), Dioscorea (yams), Eleusine coracana (finger millet), Manihot esculenta (cassava), Ipomoea batatas (sweetpotatoes), Maranta arundinacea (arrowroots), Helianthus (sunflower) and Gossypium (cotton) were diminishing over the past two decades.
Millets especially finger millet (Eleusine coracana Gaertn.), pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.
Udayakumar, "Overexpression of EcbHLH57 transcription factor from Eleusine coracana L.
Srinivasarao C, Kundu S, Ramachandrappa BK, Reddy S, Lai R, Venkateswarlu B, Sahrawat KL, Naik RP (2014) Potassium release characteristics, potassium balance, and fingermillet (Eleusine coracana G.) yield sustainability in a 27-year long experiment on an Alfisol in the semi-arid tropical India.
Soil samples were collected from the rhizosphere of Sorghum (Sorghum vulgare), Pearl millet (Pennisetum typhoideum), Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), Finger millet (Eleusine coracana) and Groundnut (Arachis hypogea) grown in arid region of Jaisalmer in Raj asthan; arid and semi arid regions of Belgaum, Hubli, Bijapur and Tumkur districts of Karnataka and Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh.
Malleshi, "Composition and enzyme inhibitory properties of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) seed coat phenolics: mode of inhibition of [alpha]-glucosidase and pancreatic amylase," Food Chemistry, vol.
(2008) reported half-life times of the decomposing material smaller than those observed in this study (Table 2), even for grasses like pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.), which had a half life time of 105 days and finger millet (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.) with a half life time of 103 days, although C/N ratios of those materials were relatively high: 34 and 29, respectively.