Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Short Communication Volume 7 Issue 8

Achieving Nutritional Security through Millets in India: Status and Way Forward

Binita Kumari*

Assistant Professor, Rashtriya Kisan (PG) College, Shamli, Uttar Pradesh

*Corresponding Author: Binita Kumari, Assistant Professor, Rashtriya Kisan (PG) College, Shamli, Uttar Pradesh.

Received: May 29, 2023; Published: July 11, 2023

Abstract

A group of small seeded grasses known as millets have evolved to thrive in conditions of poor soil fertility, little humidity, and high temperatures. The earliest cultivated crops included millets. Millets were a staple food for the Indus valley inhabitants since 3,000 BC, according to the evidence. More than 130 nations presently cultivate them. Nutritious cereals that fall under the millets category include sorghum, pearl millet, finger millet, foxtail millet, proso millet, kodo millet, barnyard millet, little millet, etc. As of 2021, India (41%), Niger (12%), and China (8%) are the top three millet-producing countries. India ranks twelve among countries with high millet yields.

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    Citation

    Citation: Binita Kumari. “Achieving Nutritional Security through Millets in India: Status and Way Forward". Acta Scientific Agriculture 7.8 (2023): 33-34.

    Copyright

    Copyright: © 2023 Binita Kumari. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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