Burkina Faso releases its first pearl millet hybrid

Burkina Faso releases its first pearl millet hybrid

Read full article By Relief Web @Reliefwenb Photo Credit: ICRISAT High-yieldng, downy mildew-resistant and suitable for food and fodder. Developed by ICRISAT and evaluated by INERA Burkina Faso 1 June, 2021: Burkina Faso recently approved the commercial use of its...
Ancient millet grains found in 2,000-year-old tomb in NW China

Ancient millet grains found in 2,000-year-old tomb in NW China

Read full article By @ CGTN Photo Credit:  China News Chinese archeologists have unearthed a cache of cereals from a tomb dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (202 BC-AD 25) in the southwestern province of Shaanxi. The yellow seeds, which had clumped together to...
Rediscovering millets                             

Rediscovering millets                            

Read full article By Madhukar Upadhya @ Kathmandu Post hoto Credit: The Kathmandu Post The grain can potentially improve the nutrition and health security of a large population. The UN General Assembly has declared 2023 as the International Year of Millets. Perhaps no...
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