African wheat producing countries

NIGERIA

Basic statistics

Institutes

Agro-ecological zones

Map of agro-ecological zones

Varieties


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Basic statistics

Average
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Population (1000)
65 561
75 805
87 031
98 952
111 506
Arable land (1000 ha)
27 850
28 500
29 539
30 371

28 200

(1999)

Irrigated land (1000 ha)
200
200
230
235

223

(1999)

Agricultural tractors (No.)
9 000
18 000
23 000
28 500
30 000
Harvesters (No.)
-
-
-
-
-

WHEAT
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Production
(tons)
24 000
113 000
50 000
43 600
101 000
Harvested area (ha)
10 000
55 000
60 000
20 000
50 200
Yield (kg/ha)
2 400
2 054
833
2 180
2 012
Import (tons)
1 100 000
1 433 236
30 000
608 609
2 219 708
Export (tons)
-
-
-
31 451
46 757

(1999)

Consumption (kg/per/yr)
17.8
19.9
3.4
6.6
19.5

Institutes

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Agro-Ecological Zones

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Map of Agro-ecological Zones

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Varieties

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