Wheat and Rice yield increases since 1961

May 9, 2015

According to FAOSTAT, the production yield of wheat for 1961 was 8,507 hg/ha (hectogram/hectare), as opposed to the most recent (2010) level of 28,391 hg/ha. This is a 30% increase. According to FAOSTAT, the production yield of rice for 1961 was 15,419 hg/ha, as opposed to 2010's 33,826. This is an increase of 46%.

 

.Source: Source : “Production. Crops: India: Wheat: Yield.” FAOSTAT. The yield in 1961 was 8507 hg/ha; in 2010, it was 28,391 hg/ha. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). http://faostat.fao.org/site/567/DesktopDefault.aspx?PageID=567#ancor. Accessed 9/18/2012. Source: “Production. Crops: India: Rice, Paddy: Yield.” FAOSTAT. The yield in 1961 was 15,419 hg/ha; in 2010, it was 33,826 hg/ha. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). http://faostat.fao.org/site/567/DesktopDefault.aspx?PageID=567#ancor. Accessed 9/18/2012. [verified 4/18/14]

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