All Rights Reserved. This paper aims at highlighting the positive attributes of finger millet. It reviews the works from peer-reviewed articles, agricultural research and development reports from national and international institutions. The study has revealed that the crop has the ability to grow under adverse agro-climatic conditions such as those found in the ASALs.
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Thapliyal and K. Thapliyal , K. Singh Published Biology The growing public awareness of nutrition and health care research substantiates the potential of photo chemicals such as polyphenols and dietary fibers on their health beneficial properties. Hence there is no need to identify newer sources of neutraceuticals and other natural and nutritional material with the desirable functional characteristics. Save to Library.
Eleusine coracana , or finger millet , is an annual herbaceous plant widely grown as a cereal crop in the arid and semiarid areas in Africa and Asia. Finger millet is native to the Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands. Finger millet originated in East Africa Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands.