ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

Millets

Millets
Millets
(Pollination Status :C - Cross pollination , OC-Often cross pollination, OS - Often self-pollinated, S-self pollinated , VP - Vegetatively propagated)
 
Sl. No
 
Scientific Name
 
Family
 
Common English Name
 
Local Name
Pollination Status
Coix lacryma-jobi
Poaceae 
Job's tear 
Charik, Mon 
Echinochloa crus-galliBeauv 
Poaceae 
Barnyard millet 
Urichak 
Echinochloa frumentaceaLink 
Poaceae 
Barnyard or Japanese millet 
Urichak manbi 
OS 
Panicum miliaceum
Poaceae 
Common, Hog, Proso, Broom corn or French millet 
 
Pasplum scrobiculatum
Poaceae 
Kodo millet 
 
Sorghum vulgarePers 
Poaceae 
Sorghum 
Chanan 
OS