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Maize production quantity


The United States of America is the top country by maize production in the world. As of 2017, maize production in the United States of America was 370 million tonnes that accounts for 32.69 % of the world's maize production. The top 5 countries (others are China, Brazil, Argentina, and India) account for 71.03 % of it. The world's total maize production was estimated at 1,134 million tonnes in 2017.

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What is maize production?

Zea mays Corn, Indian corn, mealies. A grain with a high germ content. At the national level, hybrid and ordinary maize should be reported separately owing to widely different yields and uses. Used largely for animal feed and commercial starch production.