Bajra is the Indian word for pearl millet. It is one of the oldest cultivated grains. It is widely consumed in rural India and is available all over the world. It's a rich source of a variety of nutrients and has a lot of health benefits.
Medium duration: 84-87 days of maturity
Long & compact ear head, good plant height
Strong stem- tolerance to lodging
Stay green till harvest.
Bajra is a good source of several key nutrients. One cup of the cooked grain provides: