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Wheat for seed


Russian Federation is the top country by wheat for seed in the world. As of 2016, wheat for seed in Russian Federation was 6.5 million tonnes that accounts for 18.55 % of the world's wheat for seed. The top 5 countries (others are China, India, Kazakhstan, and the United States of America) account for 53.01 % of it. The world's total wheat for seed was estimated at 35 million tonnes in 2016.

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What is wheat for seed?

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.