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Wheat production quantity


China is the top country by wheat production in the world. As of 2017, wheat production in China was 134 million tonnes that accounts for 17.41 % of the world's wheat production. The top 5 countries (others are India, Russian Federation, the United States of America, and France) account for 52.22 % of it. The world's total wheat production was estimated at 771 million tonnes in 2017.

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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.