Development of composite collection and genotyping of foxtail millet (Setaria italic (L.) Beauv.) composite collection uri icon


  • Foxtail millet belongs to family Poaceae and subfamily Panicoideae? A self-pollinating crop with chromosome number 2n=18? Domesticated in highlands of central China, possibly about 4000 BC? Cultivated in 26 countries, and ranks second in total world production of millets? Produces six million tons of food mainly in southern Europe and in temperate, subtropical, and tropical Asia (Marathee 1993)? An important crop in China, India, CIS countries, and Syria? Possesses high nutrient quality

publication date

  • 2006