Satish Chand Shivdayal
B-17 New Anaj Mandi, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan - 322021, India
Deals in Wheat, Millet, Soybean, Black Chana, Sesame Seeds, Maize
Lokesh Kumar Devki Nandan
New Grain Mandhi Link Road Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan , India
|Rank||State Name||Production (Thousand Tonns)|
|Rank||Country Name||Million Metric Tonnes|
|Rank||Country||Domestic Consumption (1000 MT)|
|8||Iran, Islamic Republic Of||18900|
Owing to the rich and fertile soil of the Ganges basins, Uttar Pradesh produces the highest amount of wheat in the country. Approximately 96 lakhs hectare of land is used for wheat farming which helps in producing around 300.010 lakh net tons of wheat. The main species of wheat grown in Uttar Pradesh is known as Tritium. The climate, soil type and other conditions for growing wheat are excellently available in this state making it the largest producer of wheat in the country.
China, with an annual production of over 126 million metric tons, is entitled as the largest wheat producing country in the world. Around 24 million hectares of land in China is utilized for producing wheat. The valleys of Yellow River, Huai River, and Yangtze River are chosen as the best area for wheat cultivation in China because of the rich and fertile soil found there. 40% of the grain consumption in China is accredited to wheat as it serves as one of the staple food crops in the country.
The largest wheat consuming country in the world is none other than China. The domestic consumption of wheat in China is estimated to be around 124,000 metric tons. This also accounts for 40% of the total grain consumption by the people of China in a single year, making wheat one of its staple foods.
The United States tops the list of the wheat exporting countries in the world. The total wheat exports made by the US accounts for approximately 14.8% of the overall wheat exports made in the world. It exports wheat grains worth US$5.4 billion annually.
There are various varieties of wheat produced and consumed in different parts of the world. Here are the major varieties: