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What is the world's most widely cultivated plant?

Question #7019. Asked by bill.
Last updated Sep 25 2016.

Terry star
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Terry star
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Answer has 10 votes.

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Derived from the statistics of the Food and Agricultural Organization (2012 data):

By tonnage:

1. Sugar Cane 1.8B
2. Corn 885M
3. Rice 722M
4. Wheat 701M

By value:

1. Rice 186B
2. Wheat 84B
3. Soybeans 65B
4. Tomatoes 58B


Response last updated by Terry on Sep 25 2016.
Sep 25 2016, 10:30 AM
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