Pearl millet is a millet, an annual grass, erect and reaching up to around 3 m high with a profuse root system. The global demand for pearl millet has been increasing and thus the Pearl Millet exporter in India exports tonnes of millet each year. Pearl millet is also known to have several other uses and benefits including some health and medicinal benefits. Therefore, the Pearl millet export from India is predicted to grow rapidly in the coming years. The Indian pearl millet exporter earns goof revenues from the export of their products to several countries in the world. It can be said that the pearl millet export is now a good business opportunity for food exporters.
|Nutrients||Calories - 378 calories
Carbohydrates - 73g
Dietary Fiber - 17g/200 grams
Pearl Millet import from India includes the import of different varieties of Pearl Millet including Giant Bajra, Raj Bajra Chari-2, APFB-2 so on, and so forth. The Pearl Millet exporter in Indi exports premium quality millets to many countries in the world. The export of Pearl Millet from India includes these key varieties.
This variety of Pearl Millet has been recommended for cultivation in the entire Bajra growing area. The plants of this variety are leafy with profuse tillering and have 9-10% protein at boot stage. This variety is known to be moderately resistant to downy mildew and ergot diseases.
This variety of Peral Millet has been notified for cultivation for the entire Bajra growing area. The green fodder yield is around 30–45 t/ha. Raj Bajra Chari-2 is resistant to foliar diseases and insect-pests. At the ear emergence stage, internodes are completely enclosed in the leaf sheath and the leaves are shiny and broad.
The APFB-2 variety of Pear Millets is recommended for cultivation in Andhra Pradesh. This variety belongs to the early maturity group, non-lodging, fertilizer responsive, best suited to summer and early Kharif sowings. The plant height is 160–180 cm providing green fodder yield around 25 t/ha.
The PCB-164 variety of Pearl Millets has been developed by PAU, Ludhiana from five late maturing lines. This variety of Pearl Millet was released and notified for cultivation in the north-west part of India.
The Avika Bajra Chari variety has been recommended for cultivation in the state of western Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Tarai region of Uttarakhand. This variety also known as AVKB-19, is said to have a dual purpose with a green fodder yield potential of 36.7 t/ha, dry fodder 8.8 t/ha and 10.2 q/ha seed yield.
The Narendra Chara Bajra variety has been developed by NDUA&T, Faizabad. This variety of Pearl Millets has been recommended for cultivation in pearl millet growing areas in the north-east zone under salt-affected soils.
The FBC-16 variety of Pearl millets has been notified for cultivation in entire north-west India. This variety is said to be a multi-cut variety and is resistant to major diseases. The variety also has a low concentration of oxalates and high voluntary dry matter intake by the animals. The green fodder yield potential of this variety is 70–80 t/ha.
This variety of Pearl millets was bred by TNAU, Coimbatore and was recommended for cultivation in the entire Bajra growing area of the country in the year 1995. TNSC-1 variety provides around 27–40 t/ha green fodder and is said to be resistant to foliar diseases and insect-pests.
The OL-125 variety of oats was developed by intervarietal hybridization using Appler and IPC-163 followed by pedigree breeding and selection. The variety was released in 1995 for cultivation in the north-west and central zone of the country. This variety is suitable for single cut/multi-cut and yields 58 t/ha green fodder.