Mineral and Chemical Pearl Millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.). R. Br.] of Cote d’Ivoire Grains’ Characterization

Mineral and Chemical Pearl Millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.). R. Br.] of Cote d’Ivoire Grains’ Characterization

Ten Cote d’Ivoire pearl millet grain varieties representative of all pearl millet area production
were analyzed for their mineral and chemical properties. Water content ranged from 8.8 to
10.40%, ash content from 1.6 to 1.9 while protein content ranged from 6.45% (Cem 275)
to 9.9% (Cem 153). Mineral contents were: calcium (0.03-0.04%), phosphor (0.09-1.18%),
potassium (0.33-0.37), sodium (0.01-0.03%), magnesium (1.20-1.4 mg kg-1) and iron (62-105 mg
kg-1).

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Marboua Bekoye Beninga
Centre National de Recherche Agronomique, Km 17, Rte de Dabou 01 BP 1740 Abidjan 01, Côte d’Ivoire.

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