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.
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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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Various types of millet crops produced around the world include pearl millet, finger millet, proso millet, and foxtail millet. According to Fact.MR's recent research report, the global market for millets will register a steady expansion during the forecast period (2017 to 2022).
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Various types of millet crops produced around the world include pearl millet, finger millet, proso millet, and foxtail millet. Request for a free sample of this research report @ https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=312 According to Fact.MR's recent research report, the global millets market will register a steady expansion during the forecast period (2017 to 2022).
The BlastP program was used to identify putative ARF proteins from the genomic databases of well-sequenced species, including Arabidopsis, sweet orange (Citrus sinensis), Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa), poplar, Medicago (Medicago truncatula), cotton (Gossypium raimondii), Grandis (Eucalyptus grandis), soybean, tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), grape (Vitis vinifera), maize, rice, foxtail millet (Setaria italica), sorghum (Sorghum vulgare), and Brachypodium distachyon.
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A study on proso millet (Panicum miliaceum), little millet (Panicum sumatrense), foxtail millet (Setaria italica), and wild millet (Setaria glauca) showed that drought treatment before flowering contributed to a significant yield reduction in these four millets [91].
Group V (STZ-induced diabetic rat group reared on Foxtail millet DFF) exhibited a significant increase (p<0.01) in the RBG level as recorded after the induction of diabetes (99.88+-21.44 mg/dl to 259.11+-10.22mg/dl).
Green foxtail is a wild relative of the common crop foxtail millet. These Setaria species are related to several candidate bioenergy grasses including switchgrass and Miscanthus and serve as grass model systems to study grasses that photosynthetically fix carbon from CO2 through a water-conserving (C4) pathway.
Foxtail millet (Setaria itatica), a member of the Poaceae grass family, is one of the world's oldest crops and is a valuable source of human food in Africa and Asia.
Caption: 1 A family harvesting foxtail millet from their jhum land in Chizami.