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Tunisia: nearly 6.5 million quintals of grain harvested until July 19

The quantities of grain harvested until July 19, 2016 as against 6.6 million quintals in the same period of last year, the harvest has advanced 90%, the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries.

The same statistics show that the quantities collected are distributed as follows: 4.9 million quintals of durum wheat, 437,450 quintals of soft wheat, 1.11 million quintals of barley and 1,070 quintals of triticale, the ministry said in a statement.

The harvested area reached 698,000 ha, representing 90% of the areas planned for harvest.

The quantity of certified cereal seed harvested until July 21, 2016 are estimated at 297,600 quintals that are added to a production of 13,000 quintals remaining from 2015, while the quantities of ordinary seeds collected as part of the constitution of a reserve stock, amounted to 193,400 quintals.

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