Pearl Millet Daily one liner question 49

Pearl Millet, Farming questions and answers

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Pearl Millet

AGRONOMY

Pearl millet (Bajra)

  Questions Answer
1 Botanical name Pennisetum typhoides
2 Family

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Grammineae
3 Chromosome number 2n=14
4 Origin of Bajra Africa
5 Type of Bajra seed Caryopsis
6 Seed rate of Bajra  4-5kg/ha
(Depth 2-3 cm)
7 Test weight of Bajra 5-7 gram
8 Protein content in Bajra 11-12%(11.6%)
9 Carbohydrate content in Bajra 67%
10 Fat content in Bajra 5%
11 What kind of pollination occurs in Bajra(C4) ? Cross pollination
12 What is the reason for cross-pollination in Bajra ? Protogynous nature
(Female part of your first)
13 Suitable climate for Bajra ? Tropical
14 Bajra also known as ?

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Poor’s food 
Cattail millet 
Bulrush millet
15 First hybrid variety of Bajra ?  HB-1 (1965)



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Questions Answer
16 Pearl Millet very sensitive for ? Water logging 
Acidic soil
17 Which gene responsible for male sterility in Bajra ? Tift 23A
18 Critical stage of irrigation in Bajra?

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Ear-head emergence
19 Moisture percent in Bajra at harvesting stage ? 20%
20 Moisture present in bajra at storage time ? 12-14%
21 Irrigated area of Bajra only  ? 9.5%
22 Fertilizer dose for Bajra (NPK) ? 100:50:40
23 Water requirement of Bajra ? 250 mm
24 Famous varieties of Bajra? Malbindro  
Pusa Moti
25 Hybrid varieties of Bajra ? PHB-47,10 
HB-1,2,3,4,5
26 Bajra production in 2016-17 ? 9.73 MT
27 Fodder varieties of Bajra ? Composite-6
28 Productivity of Bajra ? 13.11 Qu/ha
29 Major insect-pest of Bajra field? White grub
Hairy caterpillar
30 Major diseases of Bajra field?
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Downy mildew (Green ear disease)
Ergot
Smut


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