Russian Federation is the top country by barley production in the world. As of 2014, barley production in Russian Federation was 20.4 million tonnes that accounts for 14.15 % of the world's barley production. The top 5 countries (others are France, Germany, Australia, and Ukraine) account for 42.88 % of it. The world's total barley production was estimated at 144 million tonnes in 2014.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Hordeum spp.: two-row barley (H. disticum) six-row barley (H. hexasticum) four-row barley (H. vulgare). Tolerates poorer soils and lower temperatures better than does wheat. Varieties include with husk and without (naked). Used as a livestock feed, for malt and for preparing foods. The roasted grains are a coffee substitute.