Millets

Description:

Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for both human food and fodder. The crop is favored due to its productivity and short growing season under dry, high temperature conditions. Millets do not have any specific flavour or aroma.

Types:

The major types of millets are:-

  1. Green millet (Bajra): India is the largest producer of green millet. Green millet is well adapted to growing areas characterized by drought, low soil fertility, and high temperature. Because of its tolerance to difficult growing conditions, it can be grown in areas where other cereal crops, such as maize or wheat, would not survive.

  2. Foxtail millet (Thinai): Foxtail millet is an annual grass with slim, vertical, leafy stems which can reach a height of 120–200 cm (3.9–6.6 ft). Other names for foxtail millet include Italian millet, German millet, Chinese millet, and Hungarian millet.

  3. Finger millet (Ragi / naachni): Once harvested, the seeds keep extremely well and are seldom attacked by insects or moulds. The long storage capacity makes finger millet an important crop in risk-avoidance strategies

  4. Sorghum (Jowar):Sorghum is a genus of grasses with about 30 species, one of which is raised for grain and many of which are used as fodder plants, either cultivated or as part of pasture.

Packing:

Millets are packed in 15 kg gross packing polypropylene bags.

All markings as per buyer specifications.

Volume:

Millets seeds are shipped in 20 ft. container loads. A single 20 ft. F.C.L. carries around 24 M. tons of Millets.

Precautions:

Millets are prone to infestations by rats and insects, especially in the monsoon. Hence it is advisable to take proper precautions during storage, especially in the monsoon months.

Price:

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Green millet (Bajra)

Finger millet (Ragi / naachni)

Sorghum (Jowar)

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