Genotyping Finger Millet Germplasm ?Developing a Composite Collection uri icon

abstract

  • Finger millet (Eleusine coracana(L.) Gaertn.) belongs to familyPoaceae. It is a tetraploidspecies with 2n=36, and selfpollinating.? Cultivated in 23 countries on3.38 million ha producing 3.76m t mainly in Africa and Asia.? A very important crop inUganda, Nepal, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea and India.? Nutritionally rich in protein, minerals and metionine amino acid

publication date

  • 2005