Definition of Foxtail millet

1. Noun. Coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States.


Definition of Foxtail millet

1. Noun. ''Setaria italica''. ¹

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Literary usage of Foxtail millet

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1. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"... following: — foxtail millet (Setaria italica), including the varieties known as Common, German, Italian, Hungarian, Siberian and many others. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"This is the common foxtail millet of central and southeastern Europe and is often ... One of the common foxtail millet*. grown from commercial seed ( Chce- ..."

3. Productive Plant Husbandry: A Text-book for High Schools, Including Plant by Kary Cadmus Davis (1917)
"Common Hungarian and German millets all belong to the type known as foxtail millet. In these the head is a compact spike, more or less erect. ..."

4. Field Crops by Archie Dell Wilson, Clyde William Warburton (1912)
"foxtail millet is also useful for soiling and pasture purposes, ... The principal varieties of foxtail millet are the Common, the Hungarian, and the German. ..."

5. The Principles of Agronomy: A Text-book of Crop Production for High-schools by Franklin Stewart Harris, George Stewart (1915)
"The most common valuable type is the foxtail millet (Setaria italica). ... foxtail millet is closely related to the common weed, green foxtail (Setaria ..."

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