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Climatic Requirements for Pearl Millet


Area and Distribution of Pearl Millet


Growth stages of Pearl millet


The growth and development of pearl millet can be divided into 3 major stages.

Shoot system of Pearl millet


Root system of Pearl Millet

Root system


Primary roots


Pigeonpea: Dal processing video

Pigeon pea: Dal processing

Post harvest management is an important step in any food grain crops. Here is a video of dal processing to ensure longer life of pigeon pea. Follow the link for this video.


Nutritional Features Of Groundnut

The groundnut is particularly valued for its protein content (26%). On equal weight basis (Kg for Kg), groundnuts contain more protein than meat and about two and a half times more than eggs.

Being an oil seed crop, it contains 40 to 49% oil. In addition to protein, groundnuts are a good source of calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc and boron. The groundnuts also contains vitamin E and small amounts of vitamin B complex. High in calories, 5.6 calories nut -1 (calorific value of 567).    

Groundnut: Its Importance

Groundnut is one of the world’s fifteen leading food crops and cultivated throughout the world. It is among the most important foods in international trade.

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