Friday, November 5, 2010

Indigenous crops: Understanding millet.


Definition:
Francis Kiarahu: Farmer harvesting Millet
Millet refers to a group of annual grasses mainly found in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. Millet belongs to 5 genera: Penissetum, Eleusine, Setaria, Panicum & Paspalum.These grasses produces small seeded grains and are often cultivated as cereals. Millets can be used as grain or forage. When used as grain they are categorized as cereals. Read full story.


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