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India is the top country by wheat area harvested in the world. As of 2018, wheat area harvested in India was 29,651 1000 ha that accounts for 15.62 % of the world's wheat area harvested. The top 5 countries (others are Russian Federation, China, the United States of America, and Kazakhstan) account for 56.69 % of it. The world's total wheat area harvested was estimated at 189,886 1000 ha in 2018.The description is composed by our digital data assistant.
Triticum spp.: common (T. aestivum) durum (T. durum) spelt (T. spelta). Common and durum wheat are the main types. Among common wheat, the main varieties are spring and winter, hard and soft, and red and white. At the national level, different varieties should be reported separately, reflecting their different uses. Used mainly for human food.