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Related to Proso millet: pearl millet, German millet, foxtail millet, sorghum

broomcorn:

see sorghumsorghum,
tall, coarse annual (Sorghum bicolor) of the family Poaceae (grass family), somewhat similar in appearance to corn (but having the grain in a panicle rather than an ear) and used for much the same purposes.
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Effects of dietary protein of proso millet on liver injury induced by D-galactosamine in rats.
Drought-resistant germplasm screening and drought-resistant mechanism in proso millet.
Phytochemical and antiproliferative activity of proso millet.
The team looked at crops such as corn, peas, proso millet, safflower, sunflower, triticale, and winter wheat, with some crops grown for grain and some for forage.
White proso millet is a good food for attracting groundfeeding birds such as doves, juncos, and sparrows.
The commercial seed mixes sold in feed stores, garden centers, and similar outlets combine sunflower seeds and white proso millet with other seeds.
A plot swather was used to cut and windrow canola, dry bean, and proso millet before harvest with a plot combine.
The amount of crop residue after winter wheat planting, measured as percent ground cover, was greatest after proso millet and corn, with the exception of the first winter wheat planting in 1999, when corn residue levels were not as great as proso millet residue levels (Table 5).
For example," says Anderson, "we found that corn is beneficial to a following crop of proso millet or sunflower.
Wheat, corn, and proso millet yields were also higher with a longer interval between replanting.