Development of composite collection and genotyping of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) uri icon

abstract

  • ? Staple food for millions of people in the arid and semi-arid regionsof Africa and Asia; forms an important source of feed and forage inthe Americas? Cultivated over an estimated area of about 26 million ha (FAO,2005)? Hardiest crop; thrives even on poor soils of dry regions in hotclimates

publication date

  • 2006