Cereals - Production
Entry ID: geodata_0001

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Summary
Abstract: Cereals also includes other cereals such as mixed grains and buckwheat. Crop production data refer to the actual harvested production from the field or orchard and gardens, excluding harvesting and threshing losses and that part of crop not harvested for any reason. Production therefore includes the quantities of the commodity sold in the market (marketed production) and the quantities consumed or used by the producers (auto-consumption). When the production data available refers to a production period falling into two successive calendar years and it is not possible to allocate the relative production to each of them, it is usual to refer production data to that year into which the bulk of the production falls. Crop production data are stored in tonnes (T).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Cereals - Production
Dataset Release Date: 2010-11-01
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1961-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Public
Data Center
FAO Statistical Databases, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Name: FAOSTAT HELP DESK
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Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-28
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