Eragrostis tef


Common Name:Tef
Description
Eragrostis tef is an annual cereal grass belonging to the family of the Poaceae.Teff is a C4 plant and is an intermediate between a tropical and temperate grass.The name teff is thought to originate from the Amharic word teffa, which means “lost”.This probably refers to its tiny seeds, which have a diameter smaller than 1 mm.Teff is a fine-stemmed, tufted grass with large crowns and many tillers. Its roots are shallow, but develop a massive fibrous rooting system. Read more
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