Muzaffar Hasan1, , Chirag Maheshwari2, Nitin Kumar Garg3 and Mahesh Kumar4
1, 2 Scientists, APPD Division, ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal
3 Assistant professor, Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Jaipur
4 Scientist, ICAR- CAZRI, Jodhpur.
Millets are small-seeded crops with different species such as pearlmillet (Pennisetumglaucum), finger millet (Eleusinecoracana),kodo millet (Paspalumsetaceum), proso millet (Penicummiliaceum),foxtail millet (Setaria italic), little millet (Panicumsumatrense), andbarnyard millet (Echinochloautilis). They are known as coarse cereals beside maize (Zea mays), sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), oats (Avenasativa), and barley (Hordeumvulgare) (Bouis 2000; Kauret. al., 2012). Millets are grown in semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa. Millets are utilizes as foods and fuel. Among various millets species pearl millet is the most commonly grown in India and Africa. According to FAO in 2018, India is the leading producing country in the world followed by Niger and China. In India, Rajasthan is the leading millets producing state followed by Maharashtra and Gujarat (Adekunle et al., 2018). Millets are often the only cereal crop that can grow in dried and warm climate condition and require very less amount of water (350-400 mm annual rainfall). Some pearl millets varieties can survive up to 64°C temperature.
BIOTECH EXPRESS magazine (BEM) is monthly news source of current and recent happenings of Global Bioscience and Life Science sector which includes but not limited to news and articles from Academics and Industry.
Click Image to read 5th Anniversary Issue …
AMONG MANY ACTIVITIES BRSI CONDUCT ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON THE RECENT HOT AND EMERGING TOPICS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY THUS FACILITATE DIRECT FLOW OF INFORMATION BETWEEN GLOBAL ACADEMIES AND INDUSTRIES.
BIOTECH EXPRESS Magazine (BEM) is providing latest Biotechnology and Allied Sciences news to Global community of Students, Researchers and Industry Professionals. BEM provides Current News, Opinions and Notices about Research, Hot Biotechnology Products, Biotechnology Jobs, Biotechnology Industry, Biotechnology Events, Biotechnology Business, Biotechnology R&D and Biotechnology Funding Grants from India and abroad.
E-mail to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com