Sorghum and Millet Economies in Asia ? Facts, Trends and Outlook uri icon

abstract

  • Sorghum and millets are important cereals thatplay a significant role in the food and nutritionsecurity of developing countries. Together,they account for 10% of Asia?s coarse grainproduction. India is the largest producer ofsorghum and millets, accounting for over 80%of Asia?s production. However, the yield levelsin India are relatively low despite the adoptionof improved cultivars and hybrids

publication date

  • 2013