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"Pearl millet"




  1. photo Breeding technique allows farmers to conventionally breed plants based on genetic markers; GMOs are unnecessary, costly, dangerous and now obsoleteBreeding technique allows farmers to conventionally breed plants based on genetic markers; GMOs are unnecessary, costly, dangerous and now obsoleteNews
    disease, striga resistance in sorghum in Sudan and other African countries, and downy mildew resistance in pearl millet in Northern India. Beyond disease resistance, MAS has also delivered varieties of riceRead more

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Pearl millet

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Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is the most widely grown type of millet. It has been grown in Africa and the Indian subcontinent since prehistoric times. The center of diversity, and suggested area of domestication, for the crop is in the Sahel zone of West Africa. Recent archaeobotanical research has confirmed the presence of domesticated pearl millet on the Sahel zone of northern Mali...More