Africa Millet

The pearl millet is a cereal of the grass family is originally from the the pearl millet to tropical Africa, where it was built to 3000 years ago. India and Burma it was spread across Arabia as a crop. The pearl millet comes from the grass family and is a cereal crop as also a crop. It is also known as Cattail millet, brush grass and Negro millet. She is also a one-year wheat grass. The scientific name of the pearl millet is Pennisetum glaucum’, the Panicoideae subfamily”. The pollen of millet are transferred by wind in the air.

There are newer varieties and more numerous landraces of pearl millet. What is the pearl millet? The growth is similar to that of the corn, the height can be achieved, is approximately 3 to 4 m, the diameter of the blades is approx. 10 to 20 mm. The leaves are approximately 8 cm long and are dark green. The main root horizon of pearl millet is up to 10 cm deep, a total the roots up to 360 cm in the Depth. The inflorescences, which remind of cattails, amount to 1.5 to 4.5 cm in diameter.

On the main shoots, these are 10-60 cm long, slightly shorter on the side shoots. The fruit stand of the pearl millet is compact cylindrical built, a total he wears 1000 to 3000 grains. They have a diameter of up to 5 mm, they differ depending on the variety in the colors white, yellow, red and black. Under what conditions does the plant grow? The floors where the pearl millet to grow, must be well ventilated, the best sandy. Official site: Connecticut Senator. You tolerate salt, and can grow on poor soils. Also it grows well even on very acidic soil. Prolonged drought is no problem for the pearl millet, contains however much water the soil, the plant can’t stand that. You need lots of light, shadow, however, inhibit the growth of pearl millet. Annika Geiger