Belgium is the top country by barley yield in the world. As of 2017, barley yield in Belgium was 84,164 hg per ha that accounts for 2.59 % of the world's barley yield. The top 5 countries (others are Ireland, the United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, and New Zealand) account for 12.04 % of it. The world's total barley yield was estimated at 3.25 million hg per ha in 2017.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Hordeum spp.: two-row barley (H. disticum) six-row barley (H. hexasticum) four-row barley (H. vulgare). Tolerates poorer soils and lower temperatures better than does wheat. Varieties include with husk and without (naked). Used as a livestock feed, for malt and for preparing foods. The roasted grains are a coffee substitute.