A variety of millets (known as nachni in Goa) were on display at the Nachneachem Fest, held at Mapusa recently.
Finger millet (Eleusine coracana) is known as ragi in India, and is also grown in Goa.
Browntop millet (Urochloa ramosa) is a drought-hardy and heat tolerant variety of millet.
Called chena in Hindi, proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) is considered an ancient grain.
One of the world's most important cereals is sorghum (Sorghum vulgare) which is also known as great millet, Indian millet, jowar, milo, etc.
While it is called Kodo dhana in Hindi, the other popular names of Kodo millet (Paspalum scrobiculatum) are cow grass, rice grass, ditch millet, Indian cow grass.
Bajra (Pennisetum glaucum) is a type of pearl millet grown primarily in Africa and India.
Foxtail millet (Setaria italica) is one of the most widely cultivated millet species in Asia.