Ukraine completed the harvesting campaign of sunflower, increasing production volumes to 8.8 mln tonnes

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As of November 14, 2011, Ukraine completed the harvesting campaign of sunflower seed throughout the areas of 4.6 mln ha, the production volumes totaled 8.8 mln tonnes.

According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, the general production of sunflower in 2010 totaled 7.1 mln tonnes throughout the areas of 4.4 mln ha.

In the current year, the average yield totaled 19.1 c/ha, as opposed to 16 c/ha last year.

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