Foxtail Millet Farming Technique for Better Yield in India

Foxtail Millet Farming

Foxtail Millet Farming – Introduction Foxtail Millet is one of the oldest the cultivated millets in the world. It is cultivated in about 23 countries in Asia, Africa, and America. The scientific name of Foxtail Millet is Setaria italica. In India, it is mainly cultivated as a rainfed crop. It is a self-pollinating, short-duration, C4 … Read more

Role of Miracle Millets in Restoration of Ecosystem on World Environment Day

role of miracle millets

Role of Miracle Millets: The World Environment Day is celebrated world wide every year on 5th, June to spread awareness among people to conserve the environment for better future. The theme for this year is “Restoration of Ecosystem”. The theme focuses to bring healthy ecosystem and with long sustainable goals. Millets are playing important role … Read more

What is Millet and Why the Miracle Grains are grown in Koraput

What is millet

What is Millet: Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grains, widely grown in India. They are rich in nutrients and popularly known as Nutri-Cereals. They belong to the Poaceae family. Millets are mostly rainfed crops that require fewer inputs and less water. They are tolerant to drought and they are the next generation … Read more

Millets name in different languages makes it easy for Identification

Millets name in different Languages

Millets name in different languages- Introduction: Millets are the ancient grains and were part of everyone’s diet during the 1960s but again its demand is increasing nowadays due to their health benefits. Millets are known in different names in different parts of the country. Many of us might not know the common names. Today, in … Read more

9 Millet Grain Identification in a better way

Millet Grain

Millet Grain Introduction: Millets are the small-seeded grain that comes under the Cereal category. It belongs to the Poaceae family. The grains are highly nutritious and these crops are grown in marginal and low fertile soil. It contributes to human and animal food. Millet grain is called as Nutri-Cereals. In my previous post, I have … Read more

Miracle Millets – Introduction and 11 types of Millets

Types of Millets

Millet is a generic term used for small-sized grains. Millets belong to the family, Graminae. Millets are a group of cereal food grain crops that are adapted to cultivation over a range of tropical and subtropical climates. These crops can be grown with lesser inputs as compared to rice and wheat. They are climate-resilient, hardy, … Read more