Pearl Millet

Pearl Millet is an important coarse grain crop in Pakistan specially in areas where drought is common, despite its economic importance this crop has received little attention compared with wheat, rice and maize. It is grown in most districts south of latitude 34 0N

Fodder Research Institute, Sargodha

Varities

Fodder Yield (t/ha)

Salient Characters

Composite-1 80 Long duration, high tillering, high fodder yielding and has tolerance to insects and diseases
BS-2000 79 Dual purpose, stay green, high fodder yielding and has tolerance to insects and diseases