What is Foxtail millet
Foxtail millet, scientific name:Setaria italica) is native to Eastern Asia rice is a perennial herb of the department Poaceae genus sSetaria viridis. By non-glutinous millet, fruits are used as Millets. Species are setaria viridis. From the Jomon period were edible, but current rice are staple food and non food mixed with rice, wheat, millet, beans, millet, are health food such as rice. Nutritional value is rich in sugars, protein, B-complex vitamins, iron, minerals, plant fibers.
Common names: foxtail millet (setaria Italica)
scientific:Setaria italica classification name:
also known as:Foxtail millet,Bengal grass, origin: East Asia, environment: fields, plant height: 100-200 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering: July-September, inflorescence length: 15-20 cm, inflorescence shape: cylindrical shape, flower color: green → yellow, fruit type: Caryopsis, Fruit color: Tan, use: cereals, used parts: fruit