Spacing: 10 cm x30 cm Seed rate: 4 kg/acre
Maturity: 75-90 days Yield potential: 3,750 – 5,000 kg/ha
Tolerant to various soil conditions including light and acid soils.
Grows best on clay-loam and sandy loam soils freely drained.
Tolerant to drought and low nitrogen levels.
Highly nutritious (high levels of nitrogen, amino acids, calcium, iron and methionine).
Intended to boost the diet of diabetics and people with HIV/AIDS.
Good for children’s porridge.
Can be used as millet bread, porridge and for alcohol (brewing).
Has very good tolerance to finger millet rust disease.
Grows well under low and medium altitude areas (1000—1600m above sea level).