In 2017, barley production for India was 1.75 million tonnes. Though India barley production fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1968 - 2017 period ending at 1.75 million tonnes 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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