Promising crops millet and sorghum, similarities and differences
Millet and sorghum are both grains that are grown around the world.
Millet is a collective term for various types of grain that belong to the grass family. There are several types of millet including pearl millet, crfrom millet, proso millet and teff. Millet is grown in many parts of the world, particularly in Africa, Asia and parts of Europe. Millet is gluten-free and contains many nutrients such as fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. Millet is often used in human nutrition, for example for the production of flour, flakes or as an accompaniment to dishes.
Sorghum is a grain that belongs to the grass family and is closely related to corn. There are several varieties of sorghum, including grain sorghum, forage or silage sorghum, and sugar or syrup sorghum. Sorghum is grown worldwide, especially in the USA, India, Nigeria, Mexico and Ethiopia. Sorghum is gluten-free and contains many nutrients such as fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. Sorghum is used for various purposes, such as the production of animal feed, food (e.g. flour, flakes) and as a raw material for the production of ethanol.