pennisetum

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The seed is one of the millets used in EDIBLE GRAIN. It contains vitexin. The common name of buffelgrass is also used for CENCHRUS.

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  1. Jessup R, Burson B, Burow O, Wang Y, Chang C, Li Z, et al. Segmental allotetraploidy and allelic interactions in buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link syn. Cenchrus ciliaris L.) as revealed by genome mapping. Genome. 2003;46:304-13 pubmed
    ..This study reports a genome map of buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link syn. Cenchrus ciliaris L.)...
  2. Goel S, Chen Z, Akiyama Y, Conner J, Basu M, Gualtieri G, et al. Comparative physical mapping of the apospory-specific genomic region in two apomictic grasses: Pennisetum squamulatum and Cenchrus ciliaris. Genetics. 2006;173:389-400 pubmed
    ..with the ASGR-linked AFLPs or previously mapped markers, when mapped by fluorescence in situ hybridization in Pennisetum squamulatum and Cenchrus ciliaris, showed almost complete macrosynteny between the two apomictic grasses ..
  3. Mishra R, Reddy P, Nair S, Markandeya G, Reddy A, Sopory S, et al. Isolation and characterization of expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from subtracted cDNA libraries of Pennisetum glaucum seedlings. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;64:713-32 pubmed
    Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum), used as forage and grain crop is a stress tolerant species...
  4. Kholová J, Hash C, Kumar P, Yadav R, Kocová M, Vadez V. Terminal drought-tolerant pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] have high leaf ABA and limit transpiration at high vapour pressure deficit. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:1431-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This water saved would become critical for grain filling and deserves consideration in the breeding of terminal drought-tolerant lines...
  5. Akiyama Y, Goel S, Chen Z, Hanna W, Ozias Akins P. Pennisetum squamulatum: is the predominant cytotype hexaploid or octaploid?. J Hered. 2006;97:521-4 pubmed
    ..Consequently, genetic segregation is prevented in hybrid progenies. Pennisetum squamulatum has been used to transfer apomixis into the related sexual species Pennisetum glaucum by the ..
  6. Supriya A, Senthilvel S, Nepolean T, Eshwar K, Rajaram V, Shaw R, et al. Development of a molecular linkage map of pearl millet integrating DArT and SSR markers. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;123:239-50 pubmed publisher
  7. Senthilvel S, Jayashree B, Mahalakshmi V, Kumar P, Nakka S, Nepolean T, et al. Development and mapping of simple sequence repeat markers for pearl millet from data mining of expressed sequence tags. BMC Plant Biol. 2008;8:119 pubmed publisher
    Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] is a staple food and fodder crop of marginal agricultural lands of sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian subcontinent...
  8. Reddy P, Reddy G, Pandey P, Chandrasekhar K, Reddy M. Cloning and molecular characterization of a gene encoding late embryogenesis abundant protein from Pennisetum glaucum: protection against abiotic stresses. Mol Biol Rep. 2012;39:7163-74 pubmed publisher
    ..A cDNA clone encoding a group 7 late embryogenesis abundant protein, termed PgLEA, was isolated from Pennisetum glaucum by screening a heat stress cDNA library...
  9. Singh M, Burson B, Finlayson S. Isolation of candidate genes for apomictic development in buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare). Plant Mol Biol. 2007;64:673-82 pubmed
    ..To identify genes related to female gametophyte development in apomictic ovaries of buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link), Suppression Subtractive Hybridization of ovary cDNA with leaf cDNA was performed...

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  1. Rajaram V, Nepolean T, Senthilvel S, Varshney R, Vadez V, Srivastava R, et al. Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] consensus linkage map constructed using four RIL mapping populations and newly developed EST-SSRs. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:159 pubmed publisher
    Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br...
  2. Songré Ouattara L, Mouquet Rivier C, Icard Vernière C, Humblot C, Diawara B, Guyot J. Enzyme activities of lactic acid bacteria from a pearl millet fermented gruel (ben-saalga) of functional interest in nutrition. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008;128:395-400 pubmed publisher
  3. Turpin W, Humblot C, Guyot J. Genetic screening of functional properties of lactic acid bacteria in a fermented pearl millet slurry and in the metagenome of fermented starchy foods. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:8722-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Genetic screening of isolates and metagenomes from fermented foods is thus a promising approach for assessing the functional potential of food microbiotas...
  4. Rokhbakhsh Zamin F, Sachdev D, Kazemi Pour N, Engineer A, Pardesi K, Zinjarde S, et al. Characterization of plant-growth-promoting traits of Acinetobacter species isolated from rhizosphere of Pennisetum glaucum. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;21:556-66 pubmed
    A total of 31 Acinetobacter isolates were obtained from the rhizosphere of Pennisetum glaucum and evaluated for their plant-growth-promoting traits. Two isolates, namely Acinetobacter sp. PUCM1007 and A...
  5. Lestienne I, Besancon P, Caporiccio B, Lullien Pellerin V, Treche S. Iron and zinc in vitro availability in pearl millet flours (Pennisetum glaucum) with varying phytate, tannin, and fiber contents. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:3240-7 pubmed
    ..Even if phytates are involved in reducing in vitro iron and zinc availability in pearl millet flour, fibers and tannins play an important role by chelating a high proportion of iron and zinc in grain hulls...
  6. Singh J, Reddy G, Agarwal A, Chandrasekhar K, Sopory S, Reddy M, et al. Molecular and structural analysis of C4-specific PEPC isoform from Pennisetum glaucum plays a role in stress adaptation. Gene. 2012;500:224-31 pubmed
    ..clone encoding for PEPC polypeptide possessing signature motifs characteristic to ZmC4PEPC was isolated from Pennisetum glaucum (PgPEPC)...
  7. Clotault J, Thuillet A, Buiron M, De Mita S, Couderc M, Haussmann B, et al. Evolutionary history of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R. Br.) and selection on flowering genes since its domestication. Mol Biol Evol. 2012;29:1199-212 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study provides new insights into the domestication process of pearl millet and shows that a category of genes of the flowering pathway were preferentially selected during pearl millet domestication...
  8. Azhaguvel P, Hash C, Rangasamy P, Sharma A. Mapping the d1 and d2 dwarfing genes and the purple foliage color locus P in pearl millet. J Hered. 2003;94:155-9 pubmed
    ..on the restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP)-based molecular marker linkage map of pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br...
  9. Mariac C, Jehin L, Saïdou A, Thuillet A, Couderc M, Sire P, et al. Genetic basis of pearl millet adaptation along an environmental gradient investigated by a combination of genome scan and association mapping. Mol Ecol. 2011;20:80-91 pubmed publisher
    ..These results should help monitor the impact of recent climatic changes on plant adaptation...
  10. Reddy P, Thirulogachandar V, Vaishnavi C, Aakrati A, Sopory S, Reddy M. Molecular characterization and expression of a gene encoding cytosolic Hsp90 from Pennisetum glaucum and its role in abiotic stress adaptation. Gene. 2011;474:29-38 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study the full-length cDNA encoding for Hsp90 polypeptide and its corresponding gene was isolated from Pennisetum glaucum (designated PgHsp90)...
  11. Vigouroux Y, Mariac C, De Mita S, Pham J, Gerard B, Kapran I, et al. Selection for earlier flowering crop associated with climatic variations in the Sahel. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e19563 pubmed publisher
    ..Surprisingly, these results suggest that diffusion of crop varieties is not the main driver of short term adaptation to climatic variation...
  12. Le Roux J, Wieczorek A, Wright M, Tran C. Super-genotype: global monoclonality defies the odds of nature. PLoS ONE. 2007;2:e590 pubmed
    ..Here we correlated neutral and quantitative genetic diversity of the weed Pennisetum setaceum Forsk. Chiov...
  13. Remigereau M, Robin O, Siljak Yakovlev S, Sarr A, Robert T, Langin T. Tuareg, a novel miniature-inverted repeat family of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) related to the PIF superfamily of maize. Genetica. 2006;128:205-16 pubmed
    ..in their terminal repeats with the previously described mPIF MITEs and that they are also present in other Pennisetum species, in maize and more distantly related grasses...
  14. Del Río J, Prinsen P, Rencoret J, Nieto L, Jimenez Barbero J, Ralph J, et al. Structural characterization of the lignin in the cortex and pith of elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) stems. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:3619-34 pubmed publisher
    The structure of the lignin in the cortex and pith of elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) stems was studied both in situ and in isolated milled "wood" lignins by several analytical methods...
  15. Sahu P, Gupta S, Malaviya D, Roy A, Kaushal P, Prasad M. Transcriptome analysis of differentially expressed genes during embryo sac development in apomeiotic non-parthenogenetic interspecific hybrid of Pennisetum glaucum. Mol Biotechnol. 2012;51:262-71 pubmed publisher
    ..transcriptome analysis of differentially expressed genes during embryo sac (ES) development in a sexual Pennisetum glaucum (genotype 81A1) and its apomeiotic (aposporic) non-parthenogenetic interspecific hybrid (BC1GO) was ..
  16. Remigereau M, Lakis G, Rekima S, Leveugle M, Fontaine M, Langin T, et al. Cereal domestication and evolution of branching: evidence for soft selection in the Tb1 orthologue of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R. Br.). PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e22404 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigate the role of the Tb1 orthologue (Pgtb1) in the domestication of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum), an African outcrossing cereal.
  17. Mariac C, Luong V, Kapran I, Mamadou A, Sagnard F, Deu M, et al. Diversity of wild and cultivated pearl millet accessions (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R. Br.) in Niger assessed by microsatellite markers. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;114:49-58 pubmed
    ..Wild accessions in the central region of Niger showed introgressions of cultivated alleles. Accessions of cultivated pearl millet showed introgressions of wild alleles in the western, central, and eastern parts of Niger...
  18. Yadav R, Sehgal D, Vadez V. Using genetic mapping and genomics approaches in understanding and improving drought tolerance in pearl millet. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:397-408 pubmed publisher
    Drought at the reproductive stage is a major constraint to pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] productivity...
  19. Singh N, Megharaj M, Kookana R, Naidu R, Sethunathan N. Atrazine and simazine degradation in Pennisetum rhizosphere. Chemosphere. 2004;56:257-63 pubmed
    ..Of the four selected plants viz., rye grass (Lolium perenne), tall fescue (Festuca arundinacae), Pennisetum (Pennisetum clandestinum) and a spring onion (Allium sp.) used in this study, only P...
  20. Crampton B, Hein I, Berger D. Salicylic acid confers resistance to a biotrophic rust pathogen, Puccinia substriata, in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum). Mol Plant Pathol. 2009;10:291-304 pubmed publisher
    Studies were undertaken to assess the induction of defence response pathways in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) in response to infection with the leaf rust fungus Puccinia substriata...
  21. Kholová J, Hash C, Kakkera A, Kocová M, Vadez V. Constitutive water-conserving mechanisms are correlated with the terminal drought tolerance of pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:369-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Such traits may lead to more water being available for grain filling under terminal drought...
  22. Chemisquy M, Giussani L, Scataglini M, Kellogg E, Morrone O. Phylogenetic studies favour the unification of Pennisetum, Cenchrus and Odontelytrum (Poaceae): a combined nuclear, plastid and morphological analysis, and nomenclatural combinations in Cenchrus. Ann Bot. 2010;106:107-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Within the bristle clade, taxonomic circumscription of Cenchrus (20-25 species), Pennisetum (80-140) and the monotypic Odontelytrum is still unclear...
  23. Tou E, Guyot J, Mouquet Rivier C, Rochette I, Counil E, Traore A, et al. Study through surveys and fermentation kinetics of the traditional processing of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) into ben-saalga, a fermented gruel from Burkina Faso. Int J Food Microbiol. 2006;106:52-60 pubmed
    ..This is the case for ben-saalga, a popular fermented gruel produced from pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) in Burkina Faso...
  24. Mariac C, Robert T, Allinne C, Remigereau M, Luxereau A, Tidjani M, et al. Genetic diversity and gene flow among pearl millet crop/weed complex: a case study. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;113:1003-14 pubmed
  25. Parvathaneni R, Jakkula V, Padi F, Faure S, Nagarajappa N, Pontaroli A, et al. Fine-mapping and identification of a candidate gene underlying the d2 dwarfing phenotype in pearl millet, Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone. G3 (Bethesda). 2013;3:563-72 pubmed publisher
  26. Agarwal P, Agarwal P, Jain P, Jha B, Reddy M, Sopory S. Constitutive overexpression of a stress-inducible small GTP-binding protein PgRab7 from Pennisetum glaucum enhances abiotic stress tolerance in transgenic tobacco. Plant Cell Rep. 2008;27:105-15 pubmed
    ..We have isolated Rab7 cDNA from Pennisetum glaucum, a relatively drought-stress tolerant food grain crop grown commonly in India, during cDNA-subtractive ..
  27. van den Berg N, Crampton B, Hein I, Birch P, Berger D. High-throughput screening of suppression subtractive hybridization cDNA libraries using DNA microarray analysis. Biotechniques. 2004;37:818-24 pubmed
    ..Differential expression of pearl millet and banana clones identified from both libraries by this quantitative approach was verified by inverse Northern blot analysis...
  28. Huo H, Conner J, Ozias Akins P. Genetic mapping of the apospory-specific genomic region in Pennisetum squamulatum using retrotransposon-based molecular markers. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;119:199-212 pubmed publisher
    b>Pennisetum squamulatum reproduces by apomixis, a type of asexual reproduction through seeds. Apomixis in P...
  29. Saïdou A, Mariac C, Luong V, Pham J, Bezançon G, Vigouroux Y. Association studies identify natural variation at PHYC linked to flowering time and morphological variation in pearl millet. Genetics. 2009;182:899-910 pubmed publisher
    ..To validate this association, we performed a second association analysis in a different set of pearl millet individuals from Niger. We confirmed a significant association between genetic variation in this gene and these characters...
  30. Conner J, Goel S, Gunawan G, Cordonnier Pratt M, Johnson V, Liang C, et al. Sequence analysis of bacterial artificial chromosome clones from the apospory-specific genomic region of Pennisetum and Cenchrus. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1396-411 pubmed publisher
    Apomixis, asexual reproduction through seed, is widespread among angiosperm families. Gametophytic apomixis in Pennisetum squamulatum and Cenchrus ciliaris is controlled by the apospory-specific genomic region (ASGR), which is highly ..
  31. Mane A, Karadge B, Samant J. Salt stress induced alteration in growth characteristics of a grass Pennisetum alopecuroides. J Environ Biol. 2011;32:753-8 pubmed
    ..present investigation was carried out to study the alterations in the growth characteristics of a grass species, Pennisetum alopecuroides under the influence of sodium chloride (NaCl) salinity...
  32. Agarwal P, Agarwal P, Nair S, Sopory S, Reddy M. Stress-inducible DREB2A transcription factor from Pennisetum glaucum is a phosphoprotein and its phosphorylation negatively regulates its DNA-binding activity. Mol Genet Genomics. 2007;277:189-98 pubmed
    ..an open reading frame of 332 amino acids, encoding the transcription activation factor DREB2A, was cloned from Pennisetum glaucum, a stress tolerant food grain crop...
  33. Dubey K, Fulekar M. Chlorpyrifos bioremediation in Pennisetum rhizosphere by a novel potential degrader Stenotrophomonas maltophilia MHF ENV20. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;28:1715-25 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study Pennisetum pedicellatum and rhizosphere associated degrading strains were evaluated for chlorpyrifos remediation...
  34. Bhaskaran S, Savithramma D. Co-expression of Pennisetum glaucum vacuolar Na?/H? antiporter and Arabidopsis H?-pyrophosphatase enhances salt tolerance in transgenic tomato. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:5561-70 pubmed publisher
    ..H(+)-pyrophosphatase gene from Arabidopsis thaliana, and PgNHX1, a vacuolar Na(+)/H(+) antiporter gene from Pennisetum glaucum, were co-expressed by Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation...
  35. Yadav R, Bidinger F, Hash C, Yadav Y, Yadav O, Bhatnagar S, et al. Mapping and characterisation of QTL x E interactions for traits determining grain and stover yield in pearl millet. Theor Appl Genet. 2003;106:512-20 pubmed
    ..In general, QTL x E(S) interactions were more frequently observed for component traits of grain and stover yield, than for grain or stover yield per se...
  36. Qi X, Pittaway T, Lindup S, Liu H, Waterman E, Padi F, et al. An integrated genetic map and a new set of simple sequence repeat markers for pearl millet, Pennisetum glaucum. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;109:1485-93 pubmed
    Over the past 10 years, resources have been established for the genetic analysis of pearl millet, Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br., an important staple crop of the semi-arid regions of India and Africa...
  37. Ozias Akins P, Akiyama Y, Hanna W. Molecular characterization of the genomic region linked with apomixis in Pennisetum/Cenchrus. Funct Integr Genomics. 2003;3:94-104 pubmed
    ..Apospory in Pennisetum/Cenchrus, two genera of panicoid grasses, results in the formation of four-nucleate embryo sacs that lack ..
  38. Reddy P, Mallikarjuna G, Kaul T, Chakradhar T, Mishra R, Sopory S, et al. Molecular cloning and characterization of gene encoding for cytoplasmic Hsc70 from Pennisetum glaucum may play a protective role against abiotic stresses. Mol Genet Genomics. 2010;283:243-54 pubmed publisher
    ..We isolated a cDNA encoding a cytoplasmic Hsp70 (PgHsc70) from Pennisetum glaucum by screening heat-stress cDNA library...
  39. Oumar I, Mariac C, Pham J, Vigouroux Y. Phylogeny and origin of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R. Br) as revealed by microsatellite loci. Theor Appl Genet. 2008;117:489-97 pubmed publisher
    ..We then analyzed the phylogenetic relationship among accessions not showing introgression and found that a monophyletic origin of cultivated pearl millet in West Africa is the most likely scenario supported by our data set...
  40. Allinne C, Mariac C, Vigouroux Y, Bezançon G, Couturon E, Moussa D, et al. Role of seed flow on the pattern and dynamics of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R. Br.) genetic diversity assessed by AFLP markers: a study in south-western Niger. Genetica. 2008;133:167-78 pubmed
    ..e. from an area with more favorable rainfall conditions. The potential consequences for the genetic diversity and adaptation of northern pearl millet landraces are discussed...
  41. Akiyama Y, Conner J, Goel S, Morishige D, Mullet J, Hanna W, et al. High-resolution physical mapping in Pennisetum squamulatum reveals extensive chromosomal heteromorphism of the genomic region associated with apomixis. Plant Physiol. 2004;134:1733-41 pubmed
    ..b>Pennisetum squamulatum is an aposporous apomict from which the gene(s) for apomixis has been transferred to sexual pearl ..
  42. Goldman J, Hanna W, Fleming G, Ozias Akins P. Fertile transgenic pearl millet [ Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] plants recovered through microprojectile bombardment and phosphinothricin selection of apical meristem-, inflorescence-, and immature embryo-derived embryogenic tissues. Plant Cell Rep. 2003;21:999-1009 pubmed
    Pearl millet [ Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] is a drought-tolerant cereal crop used for grain and forage. Novel traits from outside of the gene pool could be introduced provided a reliable gene-transfer method were available...
  43. Desai M, Mishra R, Verma D, Nair S, Sopory S, Reddy M. Structural and functional analysis of a salt stress inducible gene encoding voltage dependent anion channel (VDAC) from pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum). Plant Physiol Biochem. 2006;44:483-93 pubmed
    We have cloned and characterized a gene encoding voltage-dependent anion channel from Pennisetum glaucum (PgVDAC). PgVDAC was identified while isolating genes that were differentially up-regulated following salt stress...
  44. Zellerhoff N, Jarosch B, Groenewald J, Crous P, Schaffrath U. Nonhost resistance of barley is successfully manifested against Magnaporthe grisea and a closely related Pennisetum-infecting lineage but is overcome by Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2006;19:1014-22 pubmed
    ..A nonhost type of resistance was detected in barley against isolates derived from genera Pennisetum (fontaingrass) or Digitaria (crabgrass), but no resistance occurred in response to isolates from rice, genus ..
  45. Latha A, Rao K, Reddy T, Reddy V. Development of transgenic pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) plants resistant to downy mildew. Plant Cell Rep. 2006;25:927-35 pubmed
    ..1T(2) progenies of 1T(0) conformed to dihybrid segregation of 15 resistant:1 susceptible plants...
  46. Bertin I, Zhu J, Gale M. SSCP-SNP in pearl millet--a new marker system for comparative genetics. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;110:1467-72 pubmed
    ..There is also considerable potential to promote SSCP-SNP to a COS (conserved orthologous set) marker system for application across species by more specifically designing primers to precisely match the model genome sequence...
  47. Sehgal D, Rajaram V, Armstead I, Vadez V, Yadav Y, Hash C, et al. Integration of gene-based markers in a pearl millet genetic map for identification of candidate genes underlying drought tolerance quantitative trait loci. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:9 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a map based on genes with assigned functional roles in plant adaptation to drought and other abiotic stresses and demonstrate its use in identifying candidate genes underlying a major DT-QTL...
  48. Arora P, Sehgal S, Kawatra A. Note: the role of dry heat treatment in improving the shelf life of pearl millet flour. Nutr Health. 2002;16:331-6 pubmed
  49. Gross B. MADS-box out of the black box. Mol Ecol. 2011;20:25-6 pubmed publisher
    ..All of this was completed in the nonmodel system of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) and may provide a road map for other researchers hoping to pin down solid candidate genes for selected ..
  50. Arockiasamy S, Rani S, Ignacimuthu S, Melchias G. Efficient protocols for in vitro regeneration of Pennisetum glaucum (L) Br. Indian J Exp Biol. 2006;44:757-61 pubmed
    A system was developed for in vitro regeneration of Pennisetum glaucum through organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis. Mature embryo and leaf base explants of Pennisetum glaucum (L) Br...
  51. Kodkany B, Bellad R, Mahantshetti N, Westcott J, Krebs N, Kemp J, et al. Biofortification of pearl millet with iron and zinc in a randomized controlled trial increases absorption of these minerals above physiologic requirements in young children. J Nutr. 2013;143:1489-93 pubmed publisher
  52. Afsharmanesh M, Ghorbani N, Mehdipour Z. Replacing corn with pearl millet (raw and sprouted) with and without enzyme in chickens' diet. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl). 2016;100:224-8 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that, in comparison with corn, broiler diets formulated with sprouted pearl millet or pearl millet with enzyme require less soya bean meal and can be used to improve growth performance traits and villus development. ..
  53. Tseng K, Shiao Y, Chang R, Yeh Y. Optimization of Microwave-Based Heating of Cellulosic Biomass Using Taguchi Method. Materials (Basel). 2013;6:3404-3419 pubmed publisher
    This study discusses the application of microwave-based heating for the pretreatment of biomass material, with Pennisetum purpureum selected for pretreatment...
  54. Amer S, Mustafa A. Short communication: Effects of feeding pearl millet silage on milk production of lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 2010;93:5921-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We concluded that MS, when compared with CS, had a similar effect on feed intake, milk yield, and milk efficiency. Because of increased milk fat concentration, cows fed MS produced more energy-corrected milk than did cows fed CS...
  55. Schiermeier Q. Pall hangs over desert's future as alien weeds fuel wildfires. Nature. 2005;435:724 pubmed
  56. Hosur Gnanaprakash P, Jogaiah S, Sreedhara A, Nagraj Prashanth G, Kini R, Shetty S. Association between accumulation of allene oxide synthase activity and development of resistance against downy mildew disease of pearl millet. Mol Biol Rep. 2013;40:6821-9 pubmed publisher
  57. Shivhare R, Lata C. Selection of suitable reference genes for assessing gene expression in pearl millet under different abiotic stresses and their combinations. Sci Rep. 2016;6:23036 pubmed publisher
    Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br...
  58. Bapat P, Kundu S, Wangikar P. An optimized method for Aspergillus niger spore production on natural carrier substrates. Biotechnol Prog. 2003;19:1683-8 pubmed
    ..The method of A. niger spore production on natural substrate appears advantageous as compared to the currently practiced method in terms of scale-up, cost, and ease of operation...
  59. Li L, Yuan Z, Sun Y, Kong X, Dong P, Zhang J. A reused method for molasses-processed wastewater: Effect on silage quality and anaerobic digestion performance of Pennisetum purpereum. Bioresour Technol. 2017;241:1003-1011 pubmed publisher
    The silage quality and anaerobic digestion performance of Pennisetum purpereum with molasses-processed wastewater addition were assessed...