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                                          Kodo millet scientiffic name is Paspalum scrobiculatum, It is a poaceae family. Paspalum scrobiculatum or Kodo millet is an annual grain that is grown primarily in India,It is grown as a minor crop in India,  it is grown as a major food source,  It is a very hardy crop that is drought tolerant and can survive on marginal soils where other crops may not survive and can supply 450–900 kg of grain per hectare.

                                          Kodo millet is a nutritious grain and a good substitute to rice or wheat. The grain is composed of 11% of protein, providing 9 grams/100 g consumed. It is an excellent source of fibre at 10 grams (37-38%), as opposed to rice, which provides 0.2/100 g, and wheat, which provides 1.2/100 g. An adequate fibre source helps combat the feeling of hunger. Kodo millet contains 66.6 g of carbohydrates and 353 kcal per 100 g of grain, comparable to other millets. It also contains 3.6 g of fat per 100 g. It provides minimal amounts of iron, at 0.5/100 mg, and minimal amounts of calcium, and 27/100 mg. Kodo millets also contain high amounts of polyphenols, an antioxidant compound.

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