Table I.

Crop production and area harvested

CropProductionArea Harvested
Mt × 106 ha × 106
Grain legumes275160
Forage legumes60520
Wheat583214
Rice (Oryza sativa)590152
Maize (Zea mays)609138
Barley (Hordeum vulgare)14154
Potatoes (Solanum tuberosum)30819
Cassava (Manihot esculentaCrantz.)17920
Total3,320777

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) database (http://apps.fao.org/page/collections).