In the current year, in Belarus, the general production of grains and leguminous plants (without maize) totaled 6.7 mln tonnes in bunker weight, a decrease of 1.7 mln tonnes (19.9%) compared to the previous year, declared the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus (Belstat).
The yield of grains and leguminous plants (without maize) totaled 29.8 c/ha as opposed to 37.3 c/ha as of September 1, 2009.
Agrarians harvested rapeseed throughout 99% of the planned areas. The production volumes totaled 465.2 thsd tones, down 38% compared to September 1, 2009, with the average yield of 15.4 c/ha. Last year, the yield indices totaled 23.1 c/ha.