proso millet

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pro·so millet

An annual grass (Panicum miliaceum) having a large drooping panicle and adapted to dry soils, widely cultivated in prehistoric Eurasia for its grain and now grown in North America chiefly for birdseed and livestock feed. Also called broomcorn millet, common millet.

[Russian or Polish proso, millet.]
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Various types of millet crops produced around the world include pearl millet, finger millet, proso millet, and foxtail millet.
Cereals:- 117 high yielding varieties/hybrids of cereals comprising 65of rice, 14 of wheat, 24 of maize, 5 of finger millet, 3 of pearl millet, 1 each of sorghum, barley, foxtail millet, kodo millet, little millet and proso millet were released for cultivation in different agro-ecologies of the country during 2017.
Proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) was first domesticated in East Asia more than 10,000 years ago and is now one of the world's most important and ancient domesticated crops [1].
ABSTRACT: The ground samples of Pearl millet, Finger millet, Foxtail millet and Proso millet were evaluated biochemically and following nutrients were determined i.e.
Evaluation of the waxy endosperm trait in proso millet (Panicum miliaceum).
To produce the snack, cranberry seed meal at 24%, 30% and 36% levels was included in formulations along with proso millet (a grass species used as a crop), tapioca starch, corn meal and salt.
Among various kinds of millet (finger millet, foxtail millet, kodo millet, little millet, pearl millet and proso millet), the pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.
There are also a whole group of minor millets like foxtail millet and proso millet.Walk into any grocery store in Chennai and shelves would be lined with ready- to-eat mixes of bajra idli, ragi dosa and millet pancakes.
Farmers need only six to eight inches of rainfall to produce a crop of proso millet, one variety of the grain.
The major cultivated species of millet include: Pennisetum glaucum (pearl millet), Setaria italica (foxtail millet), Panicum miliaceum (proso millet), and Eleusine coracana (finger millet) [7].
In a four-year experiment with proso millet, they showed that the header did not reduce yields.
Boydston, in Prosser, Washington, are comparing the ability of sweet corn hybrids to withstand infestations of wild proso millet, a fast-growing annual weed for which few herbicides are registered.