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Wheat production quantity


In 2017, wheat production in Uruguay was 440,000 tonnes. In the ranking by wheat production including 123 countries, Uruguay has the 118th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as the United States of America and the Uzbekistan. Compared to Afghanistan which at the top of the ranking with wheat production of 4.28 million tonnes in 2017, Uruguay has 89.72 % percent lower wheat production.

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What is wheat production?

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.