In 2017, barley area harvested for Democratic Republic of the Congo was 1,552 ha. Before barley area harvested of Democratic Republic of the Congo started to increase to reach a level of 1,552 ha in 2017, it went through a trough reaching a low of 351 ha in 1975.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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