Grain harvest exceeded 11 mln tonnes in Ukraine

10:41, 26 July 2006
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The average yield is 2.59 tonnes per hectare

As of the 25th of July, 11.3 mln tonnes of grain were milled in Ukraine. Spring grains and legumes are mowed down on 4.62 mln ha area (38% from the forecast), threshed on 4.36 mln ha area. The average yield is 2.59 tonnes per hectare, informed Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine, according to APK-Inform.

Wheat is mowed down on 2.55 mln ha area, or 46% from the forecast, and threshed on 2.43 mln ha. Grain harvest totals 6.64 mln tonnes, average yield - 2.73 tonnes per hectare.

Barley is mowed down on 1.83 mln ha area (35%), threshed on 1.7 mln ha, milled on 4.14 mln ha. Yield is 2.43 tonnes per hectare.

Peas is harvested on 210.000 ha area (62%), threshed on 167.000 ha, milled on 362.000 ha, average yield totals 2.16 tonnes per hectare.

Rape is mowed down on 184.000 ha area (44%), threshed on 178.000 ha. This crop harvest totals 298.000 tonnes with the average yield at 1.68 tonnes per hectare.

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