Russian Federation is the top country by barley for seed in the world. As of 2013, barley for seed in Russian Federation was 2.7 million tonnes that accounts for 31.63 % of the world's barley for seed. The top 5 countries (others are Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, and Canada) account for 56.00 % of it. The world's total barley for seed was estimated at 8.54 million tonnes in 2013.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.