Foxtail millet (Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.) in Mazandaran/Northern Iran

Hammer, K. and Khoshbakht, K. (2007) Foxtail millet (Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.) in Mazandaran/Northern Iran. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution , 54 (4). pp. 907-911.

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Foxtail millet, Setaria italica is still cultivated in Mazandaran (N-Iran). It is used for the preparation of local food and for feeding cage-birds. The cultivated race is convar. moharia, formerly widely grown from Europe to SW Asia. The newly found material allows conclusion with respect to evolution and distribution of this old crop.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: University of Kassel, FB11, Steinstr. 19, Witzenhausen 37213,Germany
Subjects: Crop Improvement
Crop Improvement > Genetics/Genomics
Divisions: Millet
Depositing User: Mr B Krishnamurthy
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2010 20:24
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2010 20:15
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