Belgium is the top country by barley yield in the world. As of 2014, barley yield in Belgium was 92,097 hg per ha that accounts for 2.95 % of the world's barley yield. The top 5 countries (others are Ireland, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Switzerland) account for 12.97 % of it. The world's total barley yield was estimated at 3.12 million hg per ha 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.