Samai-The Little Millet-Panicum miliare, Lamk

Rangaswami Ayyangar , G.N. and Achyutha Wariar, U (1941) Samai-The Little Millet-Panicum miliare, Lamk. The Madras Agricultural Journal, 29 (12). pp. 461-470.

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Very little literature is available regarding the place of origin of Samai. De Candolle (1884) does not make any reference to this crop in his "Origin of Cultivated Plants ". According to Blatter and McCann (1935) “the crop is cultivated or naturalised throughout India and Ceylon; cultivated in the Tropics ". Chevalier (1922) mentions that this species is cultivated only in Britlsh India and Ceylon, and perhaps also in Central China..................

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Millets specialist and Geneticist, and Principal, Agricultural college and Assistant, Millets Breeding Station, Agricultural Research Institute, Coimbatore.
Subjects: Plant Production > Croping Systems
Divisions: Millet
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT-InfoSAT
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2012 03:54
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2012 03:54

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