Uses of pearl millet

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Pearl millet has a long history of use as a summer grazing and hay crop in the southeastern U.S.Also, it is an important staple food in semi-arid regions of India and Africa, where iron deficiency is widespread.

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What is pearl millet in Dutch?

parelgierst is the word for pearl millet. It is a type of grain in Africa.

What is millet in Tamil?

ENGLISH TAMIL Jowar Cholam Pearl millet Kambu Finger millet kaizhvaragu foxtail millet Thinai

What has the author D J Andrews written?

D. J. Andrews has written: 'Methods of population improvement in pearl millet and sorghum' -- subject(s): Breeding, Congresses, Pearl millet, Sorghum

What is English name for the cereal called kambu in Tamil?

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What are the uses of kodo millet?

Kodo millet has medicinal properties and it is also eaten during the days of fasting.

Which crops are predominantly rainfed?

1. Groundnut 2. Sesamum 3. Pearl millet

What is bajra or bajri?

Bajra is the Pearl millet grain which is consumed daily in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Where is millet grown in India?

Bajra (millets): Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan are the leading producers, Maharashtra the largest.In India, eight millets species (Sorghum, Finger millet, Pearl millet, Foxtail millet, Barnyard millet, Proso millet, Kodo millet and Little millet) are commonly cultivated under rain fed conditions. Different parts of India grow diverse kinds of millets. Rajasthan is home to Pearl Millet (Bajra). Deccan plateau (Marathwada in Maharashtra, Telangana in Andhra Pradesh and North Karnataka in Karnataka) is well known for sorghum. Southern Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Orissa and Southern Karnataka are the home of Finger millet. Uttarakhand and other hill and tribal areas cultivate a range of small millets such as Foxtail, Proso, Kodo and Barnyard.

Is sajjalu and oats are same?

No, sajjalu are called Pearl Millet in English. Oats are totally different from sajjalu.

Is there an English language translation or equivalent of kambu?

Kambu is a type of millet also known as pearl millet. It is commonly used in Indian cuisine and can be substituted with other types of millet or grains like quinoa or barley.

How the pearl millet flour become rancid?

Pearl millet flour is higher in fats than other millet flour. Any fat may go rancid with exposure to air, heat, light or microorganism. The easiest way to slow this process is to store high-fat items like millet flour in sealed, opaque containers. Keep these containers in a cool place. Some people go as far as storing fatty flours, like nut flours, in the refrigerator.