broomcorn millet


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broomcorn millet

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Noun1.broomcorn millet - extensively cultivated in Europe and Asia for its grain and in United States sometimes for foragebroomcorn millet - extensively cultivated in Europe and Asia for its grain and in United States sometimes for forage
panic grass - any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder
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Han, "Diversity and Cultivation of Broomcorn Millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) in China: A Review," Economic Botany, vol.
Proceedings of the 1st international sympoisium on broomcorn millet. Advances in broomcorn millet research, 25-31 August 2012.
Effect of water stress on seedling growth and photosynthetic characteristics in broomcorn millet. Acta Agronomica Sinica.
"Our data reveal a surprising beer recipe in which broomcorn millet (Panicum miliaceum), barley (Hordeum vulgare), Job's tears (Coix lacryma-jobi, a Chinese variant of pearl barley), and tubers were fermented together."
The findings push back the dates of the two crops' first appearance in Central Asia, suggesting that the herders transported bread wheat from west to east and broomcorn millet from east to west.
An absence of broomcorn millet at nearby farming villages suggests that herders cultivated that crop, and perhaps others, about 600 years before previous evidence of farming in Central Asia.
Proso, or broomcorn millet, and pearl millet (which is said to be easy to thresh) are the varieties most used for human consumption.