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Top Triticale Producing Countries in the World

Triticale is a type of hybrid wheat that is produced in a number of different countries.

The dominant foods agriculturally produced around the world include cereals, fruits, oils, spices and vegetables. Triticale is a hybrid type of wheat obtained fromthe cross breading of wheat and rye. This was first done experimentally in Germany and Scotland in the 19th century. Now, the product is grown throughout the world. Below is an evaluation of areas where triticale is produced in the highest quantities.

​ Top 4 triticale producing countries

Poland

Triticale is the second most common wheat type grown in Poland. The triticale produced in this region amounts to 5.2 million metric tons as revealed by FAOSTAT. Most of this cereal is put back into the farm use while the remaining percentage is taken to the market for sale and consumption.

Germany

Cereals have become the most dominant crops grown in Germany with cereals such as wheat, rye, triticale, oats and maize taking center stage. Statistics taken in 2014 by the FAOSTAT shows that the total triticale produced in Germany accounted for 3 million metric tons of the world triticale thus making it among the leading countries in triticale production.

Belarus

Crop production in Belarus has proved viable as it is able to meet most of its export and domestic needs. The main crops grown here are mainly cereals, especially barley, oats and rye. Triticale is too taking shape as the latest statistical data revealed quite a good output in triticale production. 2.1 million metric tons were produced in Belarus as indicated by the data from FAOSTAT sources.

France

France is without doubt a giant when it comes to cereal production around the globe. Together with Germany, the two countries give massive output of cereals with triticale being among the cereals produced. The 2014 data taken by FAOSTAT shows that France produced 2 million metric tons of triticale.

Conclusion

The level of triticale production differs from region to another based on the climatic conditions, the technology used in the production, the fertility of the soil and the type of triticale grown. Some of the triticale grown around the world does well in winter conditions while others flourish in spring conditions.

Top Triticale Producing Countries in the World

RankCountryTriticale Production (Million Metric Tons, 2014) Source: FAOSTAT
1Poland5.2
2Germany3
3Belarus2.1
4France2
5Russia0.7
6China0.5
7Hungary0.5
8Spain0.4
9Lithuania0.4
10Austria0.3

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