Crop Detail

Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food. Millets are important crops in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa, with 97% of millet production in developing countries.

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Crops
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Seasonal
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
shoot fly Stem borer
Fungal Diseases
Leafspot Argot Downy Meldew
grasses Broadleaf
Hail storm damage

Millet Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
COMPOSITE 3-4kg/acre
PS-2002 3-4 kg / acre
SARGODHA 3-4 kg / acre
BAJRA-2011 3-4 kg / acre

Millet Districts Wise Calendar

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