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Average Yeild For Major Crops – 2010

 

 
 
AVERAGE YIELD FOR MAJOR CROPS IN THE GREATER ACCRA REGION – 2010            
(Figures in Mt/Ha)            
                           
  CROPS
District Maize Rice Cassava Tomato Pepper Garden Eggs Okro Lettuce Onion Cucumber Cabbage Watermelon Carrot
Tema 0.70 4.85 8.50 6.00 2.50 4.00 2.50 0.00 3.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Ga East 1.00 0.00 17.00 5.50 2.45 2.70 4.20 0.00 13.00 0.00 37.00 35.00 0.00
Ga West 0.90 0.00 10.00 3.00 2.00 3.50 2.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Dangme West 1.20 5.50 11.71 6.11 2.00 3.50 4.13 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 34.00 0.00
Dangme East 0.80 3.00 7.00 5.50 2.50 0.00 4.80 0.00 14.00 0.00 0.00 38.00 0.00
AMA 1.00 0.00 10.00 5.00 3.00 0.00 3.50 8.23 15.20 13.48 33.05 0.00 17.29
Average 0.99 5.49 9.98 5.56 2.20 3.65 4.26 8.23 7.29 13.48 36.62 36.84 17.29
 Source:  Statistics, Research and Info. Directorate (SRID), Min. of Food & Agric.- Jan, 2011              
 

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