African wheat producing countries

SOUTH AFRICA

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)
27 576
30 718
34 012
37 470
40 377
Arable land (1000 ha)
12 440
12 355
13 440
14 915

14 753

(1999)

Irrigated land (1000 ha)
1 128
1 128
1 290
1 300

1 354

(1999)

Agricultural tractors (No.)
172 725
169 500
145 000
130 193
72 300
Harvesters (No.)
24 286
27 000
16 000
12 878
11 200

WHEAT
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Production
(tons)
1 472 000
1 693 000
1 709 000
1 977 254
1 983 300
Harvested area (ha)
1 627 000
1 983 000
1 563 000
1 363 000
853 500
Yield (kg/ha)
905
854
1 093
1 451
2 324
Import (tons)
4 771
119 640
583 986
982 414
774 380
Export (tons)
135 000
63 775
145 600
1 628
124 783
Consumption (kg/per/yr)
56.2
63.1
61.5
61.4
56.8

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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