Japanese barnyard millet (Echinochloa utilis, poaceae) in Japan

  title={Japanese barnyard millet (Echinochloa utilis, poaceae) in Japan},
  author={Tomosaburo Yabuno},
  journal={Economic Botany},
Two species are included in barnyard millet:Echinochloa utilis andE. frumentacea. These differ from each other in their genomic constitution and phylogeny. The former species originated fromE. crus-galli probably in eastern Asia, and is grown in Japan, Korea, and the northeastern part of China; the latter originated fromE. colona probably in tropical Asia, and is grown in Pakistan, India, and Nepal. “Japanese barnyard millet” is suggested as a suitable English common name forE. utilis; “Indian… CONTINUE READING


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