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Commodity profile - Bajra
Botanical Name Pennisetum Typhoides
General characterstics
Pearl millet is the fifth most important cereal crop, and most important millet (constitutes more than 55% of global millet production) and is grown in over 40 countries, predominantly in Africa and Asia,

The major producing countries are Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, and India. It is also grown in Oceania and the Americas, predominantly as a forage and/or mulch component of minimum tillage-based cropping systems.
Growing season  June-July
Fertilizer application N(kg/hec) P(kg/hec) K(Kg/hec)
  50-60 40-50 100-120
Harvesting season  October- November
Uses
Pearl millet is used as a staple food grain and it is a source of feed, fodder, fuel and construction material in the hottest, driest, semi-arid and arid regions where rain-fed agriculture is practiced.
Market moving factor
1.Minimum support prices (MSP) have an impact on the prices of the commodities.
 
 
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