finger millet

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East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient

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On-farm' seed priming increases yield of direct-sown finger millet (Eleusine coracana) in India.
Researchers said finger millet contained fibre, minerals and vitamins, which are normally deficient in the Indian diet.
Yield and resistance to a fungal disease called blast are important traits for finger millet.
It appears from some published photographs that the cleaned grain of hulled millets (including Setaria spp, Echinochloa colona, Brachiaria ramosa) have been mis-attributed to the free-threshing finger millet (Eleusine coracana).
It was stated by the Representative of the center, Mata Gidebo that the center has produced and disseminated a hybrid finger millet among farmers.
Equally encouraging results have been found for these crops in other countries, and for other crops, such as chickpea in India and Bangladesh [11,19] upland rice in India [11] and finger millet in India [16].
Add three spoonfuls of finger millet powder and stir well.
Millets (generally nutritious high-calcium content food) occupy a wider inter-genus range as they belong to 5 genera; namely: Penissetum, Eleusine, Setaria, Panicum and Paspalum with 50% of the total millet grain production being pearl millet, 30% proso/golden and foxtail millet and 10% finger millet.
ROTI made from ragi or finger millet is one of the best options for the health conscious.
ABSTRACT: The aim of the present study was to determine the apparent and true digestibilities of amino acids of maize, low tannin sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in adult caecectomized cockerels.
Archaeological occurrences of cultivated grains such as sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), finger millet (Eleusine coracana) and pennisetum millet (Pennisetum typhoides) are remarkably rare throughout central, eastern and southern Africa (FIGURE 1).
Finger millet (Eleusine coracana L) is one of the economically important cultivated millets.
In fact, three millets, finger millet (Eleusine coracana), little millet (Panicum sumatrense) and foxtail millet (Setaria italica), make up the majority of the food grains representing both the Harappan and Late Harappan Periods.
The carbohydrates present in the finger millets will take a long time in getting absorbed in the body.