Taxon: Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. italica

 
Genus: Setaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 430572
Comment: [or S. italica Foxtail Millet Group]
Name Verified on: 05-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1409 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (used for making vinegar fide Pl Res SEAs 10:128. 1996)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Pl Res SEAs 10:128. 1996)
  • Human food: cereal (fide Pl Res SEAs 10:128. 1996)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 10:128. 1996)
  • Animal food: fodder (and also a birdseed fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . origin Eurasia, possibly China

    Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals (Pl Res SEAs) 10:127-130.
  • Haq, N. 1989. Crop plants: potential for food and industry. In: G. E. Wickens et al., New crops for food and industry (New Crops Food Ind) 249.
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Prasada Rao, K. E. et al. 1987. Infraspecific variation and systematics of cultivated Setaria italica, foxtail millet (Poaceae) Econ. Bot. 41:108-116.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. italica :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.