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QUINTAL. A weight of one hundred pounds

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Tunisia expects a production of 24 million quintals of wheat during this season, compared to 16.3 million quintals in the previous season.
The Ministry added that measures have been taken, including the collection of quantities of wheat (nearly 45 thousand quintals) and barley stored outdoors, as soon as possible, giving priority to the discharging of the most sensitive centres, especially in the governorate of Kef.
The report showed that cereal production for the 2018-2019 season was estimated at 61 million quintals.The report said that the number "represents a decrease of 40.5%" from the previous season.
In Maharashtra, the production of moong is slated to touch 14.7 lakh quintals, urad 14.7 lakh quintals and 450 lakh quintals of soybean.
This compared to 126,600 metric quintals exported in the same period during the last season.
On October 23, the Uttar Pradesh government had announced increase of Rs 25 per quintal in the sugarcane State Advised Price (SAP), while the farmers had demanded a price of Rs 280 per quintal of cane.ast year, the SAP was Rs 140.
AaAaAa A statement of Morocco's Agriculture and Fisheries ministry said Thursday that this production is distributed among soft wheat (43.4 million quintals), barley (37.8 million quintals) and durum wheat (20.3 million quintals).
"It's a long way, but at least it does not stop the exports," he said, while adding that Conicafe expects overall exports to drop some 10% by the end of the 1998/99 crop year, from the 1997/98 level of 1.2 million quintals.
Currently, Venezuelan farmers get only six quintals per acre; the normal yield is over ten quintals.
(TAP) - The cereal harvest in the governorate of Beja hit a record high this year with 4.1 million quintals, far beyond the preliminary estimates of 3.8 million quintals.
The report shows that cereal production for the 2018-2019 season is estimated at 61 million quintals. The number represents a decrease of 40.5 % from the previous season.
Long Staple Cotton - File Photo/ Wikimedia Commons CAIRO - 25 February 2019: The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced on Sunday that Egyptian cotton exports in the period between September and November 2018 reached 128,300 metric quintals compared to the same period last year, representing around 45.1 percent increase.