common millet


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common millet

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As a well-adapted plant to dry soil and short growing seasons, common millet holds great potential as a drought-resistant crop.
Transcripts identified in this study will accelerate our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of drought tolerance in common millet.
Nevertheless, common millet plays an important role in Chinese food and culture because it is richer in nutrients than most other cereal crops therefore it has great potential for further development.
Common millet is well-adapted to saline soil, is tolerant to droughts and high temperatures and efficiently uses water, with the lowest water consumption recorded among cereal crops (Chai, 1999).
Most drought-tolerance research on common millet has focused on its morphology, physiology and anatomy (Wang et al.
The analysis of the plant remains gave records of 77 different plant taxa, and common millet (Panicum miliaceum L.
In Ruotsinsalmi the most common field crops are the achenes and remnants of the pericarp of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum), followed by glumes of common millet (Panicum miliaceum) (Fig.
The glumes of common millet (Panicum miliaceum) were a remarkable find, as it has not been found before in Finland.
2007, 50) mention that in Poland bristle grass seeds (genus Setaria) have been found more frequently than common millet, and this could indicate the cultivation of bristle grasses.
The high frequency of buckwheat and common millet compared to Finnish cereals can be explained with the different usage of the plants.