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Crops Production » Area Harvested - Maize area harvested


China is the top country by maize area harvested in the world. As of 2014, maize area harvested in China was 37.2 million ha that accounts for 20.10 % of the world's maize area harvested. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, Brazil, India, and Mexico) account for 55.48 % of it. The world's total maize area harvested was estimated at 184 million ha in 2014.

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Zea mays Corn, Indian corn, mealies. A grain with a high germ content. At the national level, hybrid and ordinary maize should be reported separately owing to widely different yields and uses. Used largely for animal feed and commercial starch production.