Japanese millet


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Noun1.Japanese millet - coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forageJapanese millet - coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States
Echinochloa, genus Echinochloa - annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
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"Not to be confused with Japanese millet, wild millet readily reseeds itself year after year because of how the mature seed heads shatter off onto the ground.
After consulting the professionals at Southern States Farm Supply, I decided to plant clover and some sericea lespedeza in March, and then a mixture of cowpeas, soybeans, sorghum, and Japanese millet in early May.
The experiment consisted of 2 phases, a plant residue production phase in which [sup.35]S and [sup.15]N labelled plant residues were produced (April-October 1994) and an experimental phase from November 1994 to February 1995 where the [sup.35]S and [sup.15]N released from incorporated residues was traced when Japanese millet was grown in a pot experiment.

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