In 2017, barley area harvested for China was 467,515 ha. Though China barley area harvested fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1968 - 2017 period ending at 467,515 ha in 2017.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Hordeum spp.: two-row barley (H. disticum) six-row barley (H. hexasticum) four-row barley (H. vulgare). Tolerates poorer soils and lower temperatures better than does wheat. Varieties include with husk and without (naked). Used as a livestock feed, for malt and for preparing foods. The roasted grains are a coffee substitute.
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