Finger millet in ESA is primarily a cash crop in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, sold for food processing (flour) but used for domestic consumption in Ethiopia (Orr et al. 2017; Gierend and Orr 2015). Its higher price makes it unsuitable for industrial uses or livestock feed.
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IMPORTANT TRAITS NEEDED TO MEET ENVIRONMENTAL STRESSES AND END USES
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|High Fe, Zn, folate||Blast||Drought (early maturity)||Yield, taste, colour|